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23 June 2011

Why some kids struggle with maths

Some children have a remarkably imprecise intuitive sense of numbers, and we believe these children have maths learning disability, at least in part, due to deficits in this intuitive type of number sense, say researchers.

A poor "gut sense" of numbers may be a sign of a maths learning disability, a new study suggests.

Students who had a maths learning disability did significantly worse at estimating how many dots were on the page.

Why some kids struggle with maths more than others

 
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