ERIC Number: EJ561823
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Rationalizing the Denominator: Why Bother?
Schuette, Paul H.
Mathematics and Computer Education, v32 n1 p19-29 Win 1998
Discusses the rationale behind the technique of rationalizing the denominator in algebra. Argues that the importance of this technique is greatly exaggerated and is usually unnecessary. Examines an appropriate application of rationalizing the denominator. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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