ERIC Number: EJ726176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-1
Solving Absolute Value Equations Algebraically and Geometrically
Mathematics Teacher, v99 n1 p72-74 Aug 2005
The way in which students can improve their comprehension by understanding the geometrical meaning of algebraic equations or solving algebraic equation geometrically is described. Students can experiment with the conditions of the absolute value equation presented, for an interesting way to form an overall understanding of the concept.
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Mathematics Education, Algebra, Comprehension, Geometry, Geometric Concepts, Mathematical Concepts, Problem Solving
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Web site: http://www.nctm.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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