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ERIC Number: EJ805040
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Applied Algebra: The Modeling Technique of Least Squares
Zelkowski, Jeremy; Mayes, Robert
Mathematics Teacher, v102 n1 p46-51 Aug 2008
The article focuses on engaging students in algebra through modeling real-world problems. The technique of least squares is explored, encouraging students to develop a deeper understanding of the method. (Contains 2 figures and a bibliography.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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