The Number Line as Geometric Model for Representation of Fractions: The case of the Greek Mathematics Primary Textbooks

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International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology (IJMTT)
 
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Volume-67 Issue-7
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Evgenios Avgerinos, Georgia Lazakidou, Roza Vlachou, Konstantinos Simeonidis
  10.14445/22315373/IJMTT-V67I7P504

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MLA Style: Evgenios Avgerinos, Georgia Lazakidou, Roza Vlachou, Konstantinos Simeonidis"The Number Line as Geometric Model for Representation of Fractions: The case of the Greek Mathematics Primary Textbooks" International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology 67.7 (2021):26-34. 

APA Style: Evgenios Avgerinos, Georgia Lazakidou, Roza Vlachou, Konstantinos Simeonidis(2021). The Number Line as Geometric Model for Representation of Fractions: The case of the Greek Mathematics Primary Textbooks International Journal of Mathematics Trends and Technology, 26-34.

Abstract
This study presents the research conducted on the Greek Mathematics Primary textbooks about the notion of the sequences of rational numbers on the geometric model of the number line. In other words, which and how many representations have been used in the textbooks of primary school for the above notion. In addition, it is commenting on the frequency and kind of representations, as well their correlation with the difficulties students face, based on surveys. Results show that there is a limited scope of activities on Mathematics textbooks about the sequences of rational numbers on the geometric model of the number line in Greece.

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Keywords : Fractions, Geometric model, Mathematics textbooks, Number line, Representations.