arithmetic expression


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arithmetic expression

(1) One or more characters or symbols associated with arithmetic, such as 1+2=3 or 8*6.

(2) In programming, a non-text expression.
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192) Susan Thorpe investigated the multi-part charade, in which the number name is split into two or more parts, with each part having an arithmetic expression that produces the required number.
Consequently, an arithmetic expression resulting from a word problem may be expressed in three equivalent ways: concrete (icons), intermediate (datatree), and abstract (calculator).
This format provides little information regarding the relationships between entities, the translation of information from problem statement to arithmetic expression, and the concepts and procedures required to evaluate an expression.
She took time to have the students explain what each number and each arithmetic expression represented to give them practice in communicating their understanding of the representation.
2 shows part of the parsing table for the same sample grammar of arithmetic expressions.
According to the above referred studies, when students confront arithmetic expressions, they tend to focus on performing the operations expressed, usually by reading form left to right.
Students engaged in analyzing expressions employ their number sense and what Slavit (1999) called, "operation sense" to consider arithmetic expressions from a structural perspective instead of a procedural one.
You can use standard EViews functions and arithmetic expressions to describe the log likelihood contribution of each sample observation, and EViews will take it from there.
This allows a program to declare variables as multiple precision real, integer, or complex and then to describe operations on these variables using the normal syntax for arithmetic expressions.
Figure 3 shows the Kuroda transforms that allow unit elements to be shifted through a circuit using the arithmetic expressions given.
A teaching intervention study was conducted with sixth grade students to explore the interconnections between students' growing understanding of arithmetic expressions and beginning algebra.