This research aims to find out: 1) the influence of discovery learning model with RME approach on mathematics learning achievement; 2) the influence of interpersonal intelligence on mathematics learning achievement; 3) an interaction between discovery learning model with RME approach and interpersonal intelligence on mathematics learning achievement. The population of this study were the fifth grade students of elementary school. The method used in this research is a quasi experimental method with 2x3 factorial design. Hypothesis test is done by two-way variance anova test with different cells. The conclusion is that the discovery learning model with the RME approach gives better influence on the mathematics learning achievement than the direct learning model. Students with high interpersonal intelligence category have better mathematics learning achievement than those in medium and low category, students havingmediuminterpersonal intelligence get better mathematics achievement than those having low category. There is no interaction between discovery learning model with RME approach and interpersonal intelligence on mathematics learning achievement.


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