Bilangan Bulat dan Kekeliruan dalam Operasi Matematika

Zahedi Zahedi (Program Studi Matematika, F. MIPA Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia)


The challenge of Mathematics education is to find and choose learning models that are easy to understand, arousing, challenging to get involved in and eventually make students understand easily. This paper intends to be a bridge in the process of teaching and learning of integers and mathematical fallacies that often occur in mathematical operations. Integers play an important role in the development of mathematical knowledge and the use of these numbers enables the current generation to build space satellites and investigate the structure of the universe. Integers often look very simple but are actually very difficult to solve. On the other hand, carelessness in completing mathematical operations often results to fallacies that can cause ridiculousness. This paper is trying to review these two problems in an easy and fun way.


learning model; integers; mathematical fallacies; mathematics operation; bridge

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