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Research Team Finds Knowledge of Fractions and Long Division Predicts Long-term Math Success
June 15, 2012
From factory workers to Wall Street bankers, a reasonable proficiency in math is a crucial requirement for most well-paying jobs in a modern economy. Yet, over the past 30 years, mathematics achievement of U.S. high-school students has remained stagnant--and significantly behind many other countries, including China, Japan, Finland, the Netherlands and Canada.
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