ERIC Number: EJ726175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Aug-1
Ferrari's Method and Technology
Mathematics Teacher, v99 n1 p68-70 Aug 2005
Some tips that combine knowledge of mathematics history and technology for adapting Ferrar's method to factor quintics with a TI-83 graphing calculator are presented. A demonstration on the use of the root finder and regression capabilities of the graphing calculator are presented, so that the tips can be easily adapted for any graphing calculator with these features.
Descriptors: Graphing Calculators, Mathematics Instruction, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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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