Recent research suggests that young children’s first ideas about math might be in the form of very basic statistics.
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A study from Carnegie Mellon University, "Early Predictors of High School Mathematics Achievement," suggests that mastery of fractions and division points towards future success in mathematics. As many students in the United States never reach this desired level of success, this study may have important implications for education policy.