IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 12, December 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Sri Rahayuningsih, Indria Kristiawan
Solving mathematical problems is the focus of mathematics learning which develops students’ reasoning skill. This qualitative research aims at identifying the thinking process of students in solving comparison story questions. The subject of this research includes 6 students of Mathematics Education from Universitas Wisnuwardhana, Malang, East Java. The techniques of data collection are essay test and semi-structured interview. Resource triangulation technique is used as the analysis technique. According to the students’ work, the result shows that in solving comparison story questions for scale on map, there are 2 students used conceptual thinking process, 1 student used semi-conceptual thinking process, 1 student used intuitive thinking process, and 2 students used semi-conceptual and conceptual thinking process.