The Students’ Anxiety in Facing the Mathematical National Exams
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- mathematic anxiety; understand mathematics; ethnomathematic
The objective of this study was to determine the relationship between mathematics anxiety and anxiety in facing a math exam. The population of the study was all students in one of vocational senior high school in Kota Bengkulu, with a sample of 85 students. The sample was selected by the random technique. Data collection was carried out using the instruments of questionnaire and test of mathematics understanding ability. It was used to measure students' anxiety and cognitive level of mathematics understanding. Data were analyzed using inferential statistics. The result of the study showed that an increase in anxiety is associated with a decrease in the ability to understand mathematics.
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TY - CONF AU - Suharto Suharto AU - Wahyu Widada PY - 2019/04 DA - 2019/04 TI - The Students’ Anxiety in Facing the Mathematical National Exams BT - Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Education Symposium (AES 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 123 EP - 124 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/aes-18.2019.29 DO - 10.2991/aes-18.2019.29 ID - Suharto2019/04 ER -