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Table 4 Dependence between variables PNS, F1, F2 and the steps of the word problem

From: Screening the Personal Need for the Structure and solving word problems with fractions

  γ Z p value
Step 1 and PNS −0.202096 −2.20315 0.027584*
Step 1 and F1 −0.162838 −1.75124 0.079905
Step 1 and F2 −0.218315 −2.36709 0.017928*
Step (2a) and PNS −0.320169 −2.91986 0.003502*
Step (2a) and F1 −0.235694 −2.12026 0.033984*
Step (2a) and F2 −0.327924 −2.96757 0.003002*
Step (2b) and PNS −0.088889 −0.57637 0.564366
Step (2b) and F1 −0.156993 −1.00798 0.313464
Step (2b) and F2 −0.092764 −0.60487 0.545268
Step 3 and PNS −0.214941 −2.34241 0.019160*
Step 3 and F1 −0.168076 −1.80574 0.070959
Step 3 and F2 −0.235255 −2.55416 0.010645*
  1. * p value < 0.05