Abstract: This article presents a review of research conducted and published in Mexico
about the mathematical knowledge of the experience and its links with the school
mathematical knowledge. Information sources are the papers published in research or
adult education journals and doctoral theses on the topic identified. Various aspects of
research defined the object of study is shown, which results in its enlargement and complexity.
This enlargement and complexity are necessarily accompanied by the inclusion
or neglect of data collection tools and analysis data.
Keywords: mathematical knowledge from experience, mathematical knowledge in the
experience, school mathematical knowledge, basic education for adult persons, research