Khaera, Miftahul (2018) Description of Students’ Abilities To Solve Mathematics Word Problems Based On Their Verbal Abilities. Diploma thesis, UNIVERSITAS NEGERI MAKASSAR.

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This research was mix method with sequential explanatorydesign. This research aimed to describe the abilitiesto solve mathematics word problems based on their verbal abilities. The data were obtained through gave verbal ability test, mathematics word problem test on the topic of system of linear inequality of two variables, and interview. Subjects of research were 6 students of Class XI Mipa 1 SMA Negeri 8 Makassar. Students were grouped into 3 category of verbal abilities, category of high, medium, and low. Data collection was conducted by analyzing the results of verbal abilities test and written test of mathematics word problems. Generally, mathematics word problem were solved by 4 steps according to Polya (1973) namely understanding the problem, planning the completion, carrying out the completion and looking back and interpreting the results. The results shows that students with high verbal ability and medium verbal ability solved mathematics word problems well. Their verbal ability supported in applying Polya’s steps especially to understand the problem and plan the completion. While the students with low verbal ability only able to understand the problem but made a mistake to plan the strategies and did an incorrect calculation. Key Words: Verbal Ability, Mathematics Word Problems, System of Linear Inequality of Two Variables.
Item Type:  Thesis (Diploma) 

Subjects:  FMIPA > PENDIDIKAN MATEMATIKA  (S1) 
Depositing User:  UPT PERPUSTAKAAN UNM 
Date Deposited:  03 May 2018 04:12 
Last Modified:  03 May 2018 04:12 
URI:  http://eprints.unm.ac.id/id/eprint/8393 
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