Ethnomathematics at javanese traditional food market


Lola Febriyanty , Amanda Syahri Nasution






Vol. 17 No. 2 (2022): March 2022


Ethnomathematics, market snacks, geometry, linear equations



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Febriyanty, L., & Nasution, A. S. . (2022). Ethnomathematics at javanese traditional food market. Jurnal Pijar Mipa, 17(2), 156–160.


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This study aims to describe the ethnomathematics of traditional Javanese food or snack in terms of geometry topics. We also study the ethnomathematics profit price sales of typical Javanese snacks  for the linear equation systems topic. This research is a qualitative descriptive study. This research was conducted in Medan Sinembah village specified for market snacks. Data were obtained in interviews, observations, and documentation. The results showed that typical Javanese market snacks' mathematical concepts include two-dimensional geometry, three-dimensional geometry, and linear equations. Ethnomathematics activities in typical Javanese market snacks are counting activities, measuring activities, and geometric aspects.


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Author Biographies

Lola Febriyanty, Mathematics Education Study Program, Faculty Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muslim Nusantara Al-Washliyah

Amanda Syahri Nasution, Mathematics Education Study Program, Faculty Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muslim Nusantara Al-Washliyah


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