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The Advantage of Abstract Examples in Learning Math

Science  25 Apr 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5875, pp. 454-455
DOI: 10.1126/science.1154659

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Undergraduate students may benefit more from learning mathematics through a single abstract, symbolic representation than from learning multiple concrete examples.