A Good Essay about the Equal Symbol

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Problems with the equal symbol are very closely related to symbolic literacy in mathematics. The article below briefly mentions symbolic literacy and provides references. 2018 article from Melboure, Australia This is well worth the time. Click Here or copy and past this URL https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286418817_Misuse_of_the_equals_sign_An_entrenched_practice_from_early_primary_years_to_tertiary_mathematics It is my impression that research by Abraham Arcavi is the

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Rational for Tests: Measures of student performance (testing) may have as many as five purposes: Student Placement, Diagnosis of Difficulties, Checking Student Progress, Reports to Student and Superiors, Evaluation of Instruction. Unfortunately the most common perception is that tests are designed to statistically rank all students according to a sampling of their knowledge of a