The Transposition Project: origins, context and early findings

Maryna Lishchynska et al.


Within the Department of Mathematics at Cork Institute of Technology and at a wider level across the institute, the topic of transposition or rearranging equations has repeatedly been flagged as one of the most problematic. The transposition project aims to understand the reasons for students difficulties and develop an effective intervention strategy.


Transposition; algebra; rearranging equations; changing the subject

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