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2. A teacher did the following mini-experiment with three children. The teacher shows a child some toy bears: The child counts 6 bears. Then the teacher covers the bears and puts one more bear to the side: The teacher says: Now how many bears are there in all? Child 1 is unable to answer Child 2 says 1,2,3,4,5,6 while pointing to the covered bears, then points at the new bear and says 7, and finally says there are 7 bears. Child 3 says 6 while pointing to the covered bears, then points at the new bear and says 7. and finally says there are 7 bears. a. What understanding does Child 2 has that is missing in Child 1? b. Whereas Child 2 must count from 1 to 7 to determine the answer, Child 3 does not have to count the first 6 bears. What understanding does Child 3 has that might be missing in Child 2?
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