Are They Wrong? Or Did They Just Answer a Different Question?
Pamela Wells, David Coffey
November 2005, Volume 12, Issue 4, Page 202
Exploration of several examples of students' incorrect answers when solving problems and how classroom teachers can build upon these types of answers in order to deepen students' mathematical understanding.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Addition and Subtraction
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problem Solving / Problem Posing