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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Intuitive Number Problems

Caption: Getting children to think intuitively about numbers -- by asking them to approximate or compare two sets of objects without counting -- boosts their ability to do arithmetic, researchers report.

Credit: Photo courtesy of L. Brian Stauffer

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