On examples in mathematical thinking and learning

Samuele Antonini, Norma Presmeg, Maria Alessandra Mariotti, Orit Zaslavsky

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The importance of examples and exemplification in mathematical thinking, learning and teaching, is well recognized by mathematicians, epistemologists and mathematics educators. In the collection of papers on these topics presented in this issue, we aim to contribute to the debate on this theme, proposing original studies carried out from different approaches and perspectives, and linked to other relevant topics within mathematics education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-194
Number of pages4
JournalZDM - International Journal on Mathematics Education
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • Education


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