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Topic: Re: How teaching factors rather than multiplicand & multiplier
confuses kids!

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Robert Hansen

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Re: How teaching factors rather than multiplicand & multiplier confuses kids!
Posted: Nov 11, 2012 10:09 PM
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On Nov 11, 2012, at 1:54 PM, Gary Tupper <gtupper@peda.com> wrote:

> But we should always check that our common sense is indeed sensible. Consider the function:

Common sense is never "sensible", if by "sensible" you mean "reasonable", even when it is right. That is the nature of common sense, it isn't reasoned, it is a concrete sense.

Bob Hansen



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