Modeling Mathematics Performance Between Rural and Urban School Using a Fuzzy Logic Approach

Authors

  • Nor Azriani Mohamad Nor Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Azlinda Azizan Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Balkiah Moktar Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Azlan Abdul Aziz Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Diana Sirmayunie Mohd Nasir Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24191/jcrinn.v6i1.176

Keywords:

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, mathematics, urban school, rural school, fuzzy logic

Abstract

This study concerns competitiveness in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) performance between two different schools in Kedah, Malaysia, focusing on Mathematics scores. There are two different schools selected namely SMK Sungai Layar and SMK Bandar Sungai Petani. SMK Sungai Layar is a rural school while SMK Bandar Sungai Petani is an urban school. The objectives are to determine which schools between urban and rural schools perform better in mathematics subjects and classify students' performance on Mathematics subject using Fuzzy Logic. It is found that the performance of urban school was better than the rural school. As for rural school, the performance was moderate. The percentage of Mathematics value for SMK Bandar Sungai Petani is higher than SMK Sungai Layar. The number of students from an urban school who got a good score was double from the number of students from rural schools. The results show that the students from the urban school have excellent flexibility and reliability in Mathematics subject.

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Published

2021-03-29

How to Cite

Nor Azriani Mohamad Nor, Azlinda Azizan, Balkiah Moktar, Abdul Aziz, A., & Mohd Nasir, D. S. (2021). Modeling Mathematics Performance Between Rural and Urban School Using a Fuzzy Logic Approach . Journal of Computing Research and Innovation, 6(1), 77–87. https://doi.org/10.24191/jcrinn.v6i1.176

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