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Topic: Mental Arithmetic and Calculators
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Mental Arithmetic and Calculators
Posted: Jul 4, 1995 8:37 AM
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Are there any definitive studies addressing the issue of whether the use of
calculators in K-12 has a significant impact on subsequent capacity to
perform on-the-job mental arithmetical estimation? I would have thought that
calculator use greatly increases one's ability to estimate mentally, but
that's not what I've been reading here.

-Tom Trapnell

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