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ERIC Number: EJ273326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
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Factoring Trinomials: Trial and Error? Never!
Steinmetz, Amber M.; Cunningham, Stan
Mathematics Teacher, v76 n1 p28-30 Jan 1983
Most algebra textbooks use a trial-and-error method, but such a method is not necessary. A procedure is described which has been tested in basic and intermediate algebra classes for four semesters, with significant improvement found in pupil ability to handle trinomial factoring. (MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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