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ERIC Number: EJ630397
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
How To Prepare Students for Algebra.
Wu, H.
American Educator, v25 n2 p10-17 Sum 2001
Suggests that no matter how much algebraic thinking is introduced in the early grades, and no matter how worthwhile this might be, the failure rate in algebra will continue unless the teaching of fractions and decimals is radically revamped. The proper study of fractions provides a ramp that leads students gently from whole number arithmetic up to algebra. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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