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Students' language in computer-assisted tutoring of mathematical proofs

  title={Students' language in computer-assisted tutoring of mathematical proofs},
  author={Magdalena Wolska},
Truth and proof are central to mathematics. Proving (or disproving) seemingly simple statements often turns out to be one of the hardest mathematical tasks. Yet, doing proofs is rarely taught in the classroom. Studies on cognitive difficulties in learning to do proofs have shown that pupils and students not only often do not understand or cannot apply basic formal reasoning techniques and do not know how to use formal mathematical language, but, at a far more fundamental level, they also do not… Expand
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