Blind Admission? The ability of NSC maths to signal competence in university commerce courses as compared to the former SC Higher Grade maths
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KeywordsMathematics; National Senior Certificate; Economics 1; first year; Commerce courses; South Africa;
- A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate
- A20 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - General
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- NEP-AFR-2009-10-31 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2009-10-31 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2009-10-31 (Education)
- NEP-LAB-2009-10-31 (Labour Economics)
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