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Predictors of Learning Difficulties in General Mathematics

Pages: 10  ,  Volume: 47  ,  Issue: 1 , February   2020
Received: 29 Feb 2020  ,  Published: 01 March 2020
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Authors

# Author Name
1 Charlyn C. Satira
2 Rommel W. Otero

Abstract

This study aimed at determining the relationship of learning difficulties along with sex, age, parents’/guardians’ highest educational attainment, SES, previous Mathematics grade and math anxiety.

Multiple regression was used to examine the predictive strength of the independent variables to learning difficulties. The respondents were purposively selected i.e. only those whose academic grade for the first quarter is below 80.

It is revealed that there is a weak correlation between learning difficulties and predictors. Each predictor did not also show a significant correlation to learning difficulties. This study provided the avenue to conduct another research looking into identifying some other variables and their predictive effects on the learners’ learning difficulties.

Keywords

  • Learning difficulties
  • mathematics anxiety
  • socioeconomic status
  • previous Mathematics grade
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