Mathematics skills difficulties: A mixture of intricacies

Tarzimah Tambychik, Thamby Subahan Mohd Meerah, Zahara Aziz

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    Abstract

    This study looks into the mathematics skills difficulties faced by students during mathematics problem-solving so as to understand the issues faced by them. The study was carried out using a qualitative method involving a group of fourteen years old students. Test, observations and semi-structured interviews were used to gather data. Results show that the students have a mixture of difficulties in mathematics skills and their cognitive abilities in learning further intricate the difficulties faced by the students in their mathematics problem-solving.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Pages171-180
    Number of pages10
    Volume7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
    Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

    Other

    OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
    CountryMalaysia
    CityBangi
    Period19/10/1020/10/10

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    Mathematics
    mathematics
    Students
    student
    Aptitude
    cognitive ability
    qualitative method
    Learning
    Interviews
    interview
    learning
    Group

    Keywords

    • Cognitive abilities
    • Information skill
    • Language skill
    • Mathematic problem solving
    • Mathematics skills

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Psychology(all)

    Cite this

    Tambychik, T., Meerah, T. S. M., & Aziz, Z. (2010). Mathematics skills difficulties: A mixture of intricacies. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 7, pp. 171-180) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.025

    Mathematics skills difficulties : A mixture of intricacies. / Tambychik, Tarzimah; Meerah, Thamby Subahan Mohd; Aziz, Zahara.

    Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 171-180.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Tambychik, T, Meerah, TSM & Aziz, Z 2010, Mathematics skills difficulties: A mixture of intricacies. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 171-180, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.025
    Tambychik T, Meerah TSM, Aziz Z. Mathematics skills difficulties: A mixture of intricacies. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7. 2010. p. 171-180 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.025
    Tambychik, Tarzimah ; Meerah, Thamby Subahan Mohd ; Aziz, Zahara. / Mathematics skills difficulties : A mixture of intricacies. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. pp. 171-180
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