Proceedings of the SEMANTIK Conference of Mathematics Education (SEMANTIK 2019)

Did Undergraduate Students Really Establish Reversible Reasoning When Faced With Inverse Function Problem Situations?

Authors
Muhammad Ikram, Hery Susanto, Purwanto, I Nengah Parta
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Muhammad Ikram
Available Online 28 August 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200827.112How to use a DOI?
Keywords
reversibility, reversible reasoning, mental action, inverse function
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate reversible reasoning, particularly, mental action deployed by undergraduate students in problem situations of the inverse function. This case study compares the reversible reasoning of three high-achieving undergraduate students. These students were tested before with tests measuring their understanding of aspect function. Data collected through think aloud and clinical interviews depict strategies that the participants used to work back to find original function. the results show that three undergraduate students exhibit different reversible reasoning models when dealing with inverse function problems, consists of reversible rigid, analytic, and divergent strategy. Suggestion for further inquiry on improving knowledge and legitimation about reversible reasoning as valuable tools for teachers and students in classroom practice.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the SEMANTIK Conference of Mathematics Education (SEMANTIK 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
28 August 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-049-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200827.112How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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