Category Archives: Student errors

Error 3 – Area enclosed between curves

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What does the student know? What error or misconception does the student have? What advice would you give this student to address their misconceptions?

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Error 2 – Magnitude of speed

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Here the student is asked to find when the speed is decreasing in the context of vectors. There’s all sorts of issues going on here!

What does the student know? What error or misconception does the student have? What advice would you give this student to address their misconceptions?

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Error 1 – Multiplying complex numbers

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What do you think? What does the student know, what misconception might they have, and how would you help them?

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