2 edition of **Problem solving in mathematics understanding problems** found in the catalog.

Problem solving in mathematics understanding problems

F. G. Robinson

- 88 Want to read
- 8 Currently reading

Published
**1970**
by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in [Toronto]
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
- Problem solving.,
- Thought and thinking.

**Edition Notes**

CR

Statement | by F.G. Robinson and G.T. Evans. |

Contributions | Evans, G. T. 1930-, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 2 v. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18445248M |

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