Students’ Understanding of The Equal Sign Not Equal

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Taken very literally, not all students are created equal—especially in their math learning skills, say Texas A&M University researchers who have found that not fully understanding the “equal sign” in a math problem could be a key to why U.S. students under-perform their peers from other countries in math. “About 70 percent of middle grades

Equality – A 2010 Study by Murry Bourne

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The extensive website and blog https://www.intmath.com is owned, operated, maintained and written by Murray Bourne. On 25 AUG 2010 Professor Bourne published an extensive essay about the misunderstood symbol for equality. I encourage you to read his essay to better understand and appreciate the problems with =. The title of his essay is: “The equal