Promoting reasoning through the Magic V task

Leicha Ann Bragg, Wanty Widjaja, Esther Loong, Colleen Vale, Sandra Herbert

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Reasoning in mathematics plays a critical role in developing mathematical understandings. In this article, Bragg, Loong, Widjaja, Vale & Herbert explore an adaptation of the Magic V Task and how it was used in several classrooms to promote and develop reasoning skills.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-14
Number of pages5
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • reasoning
  • justifying

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