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The natural number bias and magnitude representation in fraction comparison by expert mathematicians
Learning and Instruction Vol. 28, No. 1 (December 2013) pp. 64–72
When school students compare the numerical values of fractions, they have frequently been found to be biased by the natural numbers involved (e.g., to believe that 1/4 > 1/3 because 4 > 3), thereby considering fractions componentially as two natural ...