The equal sign confused

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Most children have trouble understanding the true meaning of the equal sign. As they get familiar with using calculators, stand alone or on their phones, they tend to think that the equal sign is an action button and triggers something that gives a conclusion.

This will lead to confusion or less understanding later in the math curriculum so it is important to pay attention to the correct words to use and and explanation of what the equal sign exactly represents.

Cambridge maths has an espresso view dedicated to it, see it in the link below.

Read all about it: HERE

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