ERIC Number: EJ438297
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Viewpoint: Algorithms and High School Algebra.
Olson, Alton T.
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, v10 n4 p13-18 Sum 1991
Following a short introduction on the rationale and purpose for using algorithmic structures in the teaching of algebra, two topics from elementary algebra are presented in relation to control structures from computer programing, specifically: the multiplication of polynomials defined in terms of nested loops, and the distributive property described in terms of tree diagrams. (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A