Statement of the problem. The purpose of this study is three-fold:
(1) to discover the degree to which high school pupils, the majority of whom are in their terminal year of high school mathematics, are functionally competent in the subject as determined by their achievement on the Davis Test of Functional Competence in Mathematics.
(2) to ascertain to what degree pupils manifesting mathematical competency are dependent on such factors as intelligence, mathematical aptitude, and ability in arithmetic as measured by results obtained on certain tests purporting to measure those factors.
(3) to discover the relationship between the degree of competency in mathematics as measured by the Davis test and the marks made by the pupils in high school mathematics courses.
Level of Degree
Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy
First Committee Member (Chair)
Bonner M. Crawford
Second Committee Member
Simon Peter Nanninga
Third Committee Member
Esther June Piercy
Randle, Madeleine Hixon. "A Study of Certain Factors Involved in the Mathematical Competence of High School Pupils." (1955). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/educ_teelp_etds/185