Category Archives: Psychology of Mathematical Induction

Simple Natural Number Geometric Measure Length

The number first geometric measure second approach is discussed here in terms of natural numbers.  We consider the case of length first. We are dealing only with natural numbers. No fractions and no signs.  We have a number line with … Continue reading

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Re Mathematical Induction and Induction in Mathematics Lance J. Rips Jennifer Asmuth

Lance and Rips state in the conclusion to their paper on page 394: We’ve argued elsewhere (Rips, Bloomfield, & Asmuth, 2006) that math induction is central to knowledge of mathematics: It seems unlikely that people could have correct concepts of … Continue reading

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