### The effect of an intervention with teaching applications of mathematics on students’ attitudes and achievement

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The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of an intervention with teaching applications of mathematics in other disciplines on Israeli high-school students’ motivation, achievement, and attitudes towards mathematics. The research was carried out in the 2021-2022 school year. A quasi-experimental, non-equivalent control group research design was used. The research sample was 101 students from 11^{th} and 12^{th} grades (17-18 years old), 50 students in the experimental group, and 51 students in the control group The research instruments were Tapia’s attitude towards mathematics inventory, mathematics achievement test in minimum-maximum problems, and classroom observation criteria. The results of the study showed that teaching applications of mathematics in other disciplines had a positive effect on students’ attitudes toward mathematics, increased students' motivation for learning mathematics, engaged more pupils in the learning process, and improved student achievement in mathematics.

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