Misconceptions in Maths
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Some children's trouble with 'rounding' might stem from trying to count jumps on a number track or a 100 square:
On a number l More…ine, the middle between 0 and 10 is exactly 5. On a number track, the five is to the left of the middle. That makes it difficult to see the reason behind rounding.