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    term for a child's ability to see numbers as representations of quantities

    Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.
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    Re: term for a child's ability to see numbers as representations of quantities

    Quote Originally Posted by Jman115 View Post
    Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.
    best term I can think of ... "number sense"
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    Re: term for a child's ability to see numbers as representations of quantities

    Quote Originally Posted by Jman115 View Post
    Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.
    If this a serious question then Skeeter is spot on!
    Here is book for you: THE NUMBER SENSE: How The Mind Creates Mathematics by Stanislas Dehaene.
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