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H. T. Hudson and
Dov Liberman
Precourse tests of computational skills in algebra and trigonometry and of formal operational reasoning have been correlated with performance in the algebra-based introductory physics course for 80 students. The correlation coefficient for mathematics and physics was 0.345 (p < 0.001) and for formal operational reasoning and physics was 0.435 (p < 0.001). However, a multiple regression analysis of the combined effect of mathematics and formal operational reasoning on the total physics grade yielded a multiple R of 0.518, R2=0.268. This study found that the combination of precourse measures of mathematics computational skills and abstract reasoning explained over 25% of the variance in the final physics grade distribution.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 50, Issue 12, Pages 1117-1119
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<a href="http://www.compadre.org/PER/items/detail.cfm?ID=2583">Hudson, H. T., and Dov Liberman. "The combined effect of mathematics skills and formal operational reasoning on student performance in the general physics course." Am. J. Phys. 50, no. 12, (December 1, 1982): 1117-1119.</a>
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H. Hudson and D. Liberman, Am. J. Phys. 50 (12), 1117 (1982), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12895).
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H. Hudson and D. Liberman, The combined effect of mathematics skills and formal operational reasoning on student performance in the general physics course, Am. J. Phys. 50 (12), 1117 (1982), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12895>.
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Hudson, H., & Liberman, D. (1982, December 1). The combined effect of mathematics skills and formal operational reasoning on student performance in the general physics course. Am. J. Phys., 50(12), 1117-1119. Retrieved March 30, 2015, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12895
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Hudson, H. T., and Dov Liberman. "The combined effect of mathematics skills and formal operational reasoning on student performance in the general physics course." Am. J. Phys. 50, no. 12, (December 1, 1982): 1117-1119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12895 (accessed 30 March 2015).
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Hudson, H. T., and Dov Liberman. "The combined effect of mathematics skills and formal operational reasoning on student performance in the general physics course." Am. J. Phys. 50.12 (1982): 1117-1119. 30 Mar. 2015 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12895>.
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