Images and Definitions for the Concept of Function

Shlomo Vinner, Tommy Dreyfus

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Examines aspects of the images and definitions that college students and junior high school teachers have for the concept of function. Provides a seven-item questionnaire. Describes and categorizes the various images and definitions of the concept. (YP)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-366
Number of pages11
JournalJournal for Research in Mathematics Education
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1989


  • Israel
  • ERIC, Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)
  • Teachers
  • Practitioners
  • College Mathematics
  • Higher Education
  • Mathematical Formulas
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Mathematics Tests
  • Functions (Mathematics)
  • Mathematical Concepts
  • Mathematics
  • Foreign Countries
  • Mathematics Teachers


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