Child Development Question--Plz Help!!!

When shown the following two rows of
dots, the preoperational child would say
...... . . . . . .

A. both rows have the same number of
dots

B. the bottom row has more dots

C. the top row has more dots

D. the top row is shorter


PLEASE HELP!!!







b. The preoperation child relates length to more or less.



I assume that the rows look like this:

.......

. . . . . . .

In this case, the preoperational child would typically say that the bottom row has more dots due to the lack of development of the concept of conservation.

I searched Google under the key words "preoperational" to get these possible sources:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_cognitive_development#Preoperational_stage
http://psychology.about.com/od/piagetstheory/p/preoperational.htm

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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