Mathematical Problem Posing and Problem Solving: A Case of Turkish Students

Elif Esra Arikan, Hasan Unal


The purpose of this study was to compare the mathematical problem posing and problem solving of 133 seventh grade students and 117 eighth grade student in Turkey. The study consisted of problem posing question according to figural pattern and problem solving question with regard to making sense which is division-with-remainder (DWR). The questions were selected CAI’s study. Data were analyzed both of qualitative (content analysis) and quantitative (independent T test). This study was non-experimental comparative study in nature. As a result, Turkish students come behind of in international arena.

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