We argue that the concept of a variable as classically understood in mathematics and physics is didactically and scientifically inadequate for the needs of probability and statistics and we propose an alternative concept. A revision should have political implications for the relation between mathematical and statistical teaching. © 2005 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.
Dinges, H. (2005). Variables, in particular random variables. In Activity and Sign: Grounding Mathematics Education (pp. 305–311). Springer US. https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-24270-8_26