ANALISIS KEMAMPUAN DAN KESULITAN SISWA SMP DALAM MENYELESAIKAN SOAL BILANGAN MODEL TIMSS

Dominikus Arif Budi Prasetyo, Marcellinus Andy Rudhito

Abstract


This descriptive qualitative study determine students' abilities and difficulties in solving TIMSS problems. TIMSS problems tested include integers, patterns of numbers, fractions, and comparison subjects. The cognitive tested include knowledge, application and reasoning. The subjects of this study was eighth grade students in one of junior high schools in Klaten regency, Central Java. Results suggested that students' average test scores was classified as sufficient. Difficulties experienced by students, among others, are confused by the question, less careful in reading the questions, misrepresenting the intent matter, some questions were unfamiliar, and less conscientious when doing calculations. In terms of subjects, the students do not understand how to change to decimal fractions or percentages, calculating the related percentages, and determine the location of fractions on a number line.

Keywords


Analysis of abilities; analysis of difficulties; Mathematics for SMP; numbers subject; TIMSS models



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18269/jpmipa.v21i2.819

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