Students’ Argumentation for Solving Geometry in Junior High School
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- Argumentation, Geometry, Math Problem, Problem Solving.
Mathematics learning requires students to be active in learning. Mathematical learning should also encourage students to express mathematical ideas according to what they have learned. Students must be able to unfold their argumentation while solving problems. This study aims to investigate the ability of students' mathematical argumentation related to solving geometry. Two volunteer students of the junior high school in 2nd grade who have the same ability were chosen as research subjects. Selected students were given tests related to the geometry problem. The results of the test were analyzed and semi-structured interviews were conducted on the two students. From the test, it was found that students cannot apply their argumentations into writing. This is because they do not know the steps to apply the argumentation in solving the problem. During the interview, students can be responsible for what they write. This means they can argue verbally so as to not to have difficulty in solving problems related to geometry. From the results of this study students should be taught about the procedure of argumentation in mathematics, so that the problem can be solved properly and correctly.
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TY - CONF AU - Arista Nur Jannah AR AU - Dwi Juniati AU - Raden Sulaiman PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - Students’ Argumentation for Solving Geometry in Junior High School BT - Proceedings of the Mathematics, Informatics, Science, and Education International Conference (MISEIC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 158 EP - 161 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/miseic-18.2018.39 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/miseic-18.2018.39 ID - AR2018/07 ER -