2 edition of **Questions and prompts for mathematical thinking** found in the catalog.

Questions and prompts for mathematical thinking

Anne Watson

- 25 Want to read
- 33 Currently reading

Published
**1998**
by Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Derby
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Great Britain.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographic references.

Statement | Anne Watson & John Mason. |

Contributions | Mason, John, 1944-, Association of Teachers of Mathematics. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 42p. : |

Number of Pages | 42 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20319841M |

ISBN 10 | 189861105X |

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