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Table 4 Percentage of trials with best residual fit for linear and logarithmic models, or ambiguous, by year group and target number

From: Representational change and strategy use in children's number line estimation during the first years of primary school

Group 2 4 7 8 11 13 16 17
  Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb Lin Ln Amb
Year 1 55 25 20 68 32 0 25 69 5 33 61 6 56 44 0 0 0 100 67 27 6 61 39 0
Year 2 96 0 4 63 29 8 57 39 4 60 36 4 50 37 13 0 0 100 63 29 8 65 26 9
Year 3 70 0 30 74 26 0 43 39 17 57 29 14 52 22 26 0 0 100 50 36 14 83 17 0
  1. The ambiguous category was used when both the linear and logarithmic residuals were within ± 0.4 units of one another. Please note, that for target number 13, all are ambiguous because the residuals are identical as this is the location where the linear and logarithmic models intersect.