Analysis of Student Learning Barriers in Solving Context Problems Related to the Matrix
Keywords:Learning obstacles, matrix, contextual
Matrix is one of the mathematical content that has an important position both in its application in everyday life and as basic to learn advanced mathematics. The purpose of this research are analyzed (the obstacle in learning matrix for high school students) by providing a contextual questions. This research method is descriptive qualitative. The research location is in SMAN 6 Kota Tangerang Selatan. The research was conducted on September in the academic year 2019/2020. The subjects were the 36 students of SMAN 6 Kota Tangerang Selatan grade XI MIPA- 1. The data were obtained by the results of the test, post-test interview, and documentation. In conclusion: (1) students experiencing epistemology obstacles and (2) the error made by students in general because of unfamiliarity with the contextual questions (in the form of essays).