Connecting Spatial Reasoning Process to Geometric Problem

Lingga Nico Pradana(1*), Octarina Hidayatus Sholikhah(2)

(1) Universitas PGRI Madiun, Madiun
(2) Universitas PGRI Madiun, Madiun
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract

The field of spatial reasoning has seen a lot of research. The process of spatial reasoning, on the other hand, needs to be investigated further. The goal of this study is to capture an elementary school student's spatial reasoning process when solving geometric problems. The spatial skills used in solving geometric problems were also identified in this study. A geometric test was given to seventeen elementary school students. Three participants were chosen as the study's subjects based on their written responses. According to the findings, the subject's spatial reasoning process always begins with the processing of information in mental visualization. Mental visualization is used to help with orientation and selecting the appropriate visual perspective. The spatial skills of spatial visualization and spatial orientation are critical in spatial reasoning. Furthermore, this research initiated the emphasis on the focus of spatial reasoning in the process.

Keywords

spatial reasoning; geometric problem; spatial skill

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