SCHEMA AS VISUAL REPRESENTATION IN SOLVING CALCULUS WORD PROBLEMS: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Namirah Fatmanissa

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The aim of this article is to provide literature review on why and how schema is used to help students solve calculus word problem. It starts with the description of typical difficulties found in common word problem, calculus, and both. Then, it continues with the explanation of what is schema and its advantages. The examples of promoting schema in classroom are also analyzed from several literatures. The strengths of schema are discussed yet some considerations on promoting it are also analyzed.

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calculus, word problem, schema, mathematics

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