chapter  8
Procedures Over Concepts: The Acquisition of Decimal Number Knowledge
By}ames Hiebert and Diana Wearne
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Weargueinthischapterthatmathematicalcompetenceischaracterizedby connectionsbetweenconceptualandproceduralknowledge.Morespecifically, wearguethatmathematicalincompetenceoftenisduetoanabsenceofconnectionsbetweenconceptualandproceduralknowledge.Weidentifyseveralpoints intheproblem-solvingprocesswherelinksbetweenconceptsandprocedures maybeespeciallycriticalandconsiderwhathappenswhensuchlinksarenot established.