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ERIC Number: EJ836052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
Traveling from Arithmetic to Algebra
Darley, Joy W.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v14 n8 p458-464 Apr 2009
A conceptual knowledge of numbers, especially fractions, is an important link to a conceptual understanding of variables. This article suggests activities that explicitly show the connections between numbers and variables using the number line as the connecting device. (Contains 7 figures and a bibliography.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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