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ERIC Number: EJ561875
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
Building Foundations for Algebra.
Stacey, Kaye; MacGregor, Mollie
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v2 n4 p252-60 Feb 1997
Describes some basic difficulties in early algebra and their causes and presents some strategies for overcoming them. Lists five areas as being essential foundations for learning algebra: (1) seeing the operation, not just the answer; (2) understanding the equals sign; (3) understanding the properties of numbers; (4) being able to use all numbers; and (5) working without a practical context. Also suggests some activities. (AIM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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