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DiFazio, Martha Hunt – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Suggested are features which should be considered before selecting a specific interactive graphics package. Features that allow for accurate estimates of roots of functions and solutions to systems of equations are illustrated. Six graphics packages are compared including display, tabular options, misleading graphics, printing options, functions…
Descriptors: Algebra, College Mathematics, Computation, Computer Graphics
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Mathematics Teacher, 1988
Reviews of the courseware "Discovery! Experiences with Scientific Reasoning" and "Guess My Rule" are given. Discusses the accompanying manuals, the relative ease of use, and content of the programs. (PK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education
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Mathematics Teacher, 1988
Reviews for three software packages are given. These include "Equation Math," consisting of three programs for exploring graphs of the equations; "Recycling Logic," instructing students in the basics of reasoning; and "Turboplot-3D," intended for university-level mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer courses. (PK)
Descriptors: Algebra, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics
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Mathematics Teacher, 1988
Presents reviews of five computer packages: (1) "Algebra Attack" contains games and tests; (2) "Bootstrap Stats" requires learners to write programs while studying probability and statistics; (3) "Geometry and Microcomputers" contains 13 lessons on mathematics and graphics; (4) "Math Grapher" is an algebraic…
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
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Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Reviewed are 13 computer software packages including "Algebra I Second Semester"; "The Algebraic Proposer"; "SVE AutoGraph"; "Geometry: Concepts and Proofs"; "Geometry 1&2"; "Graphics Calculator"; "Interactive Physics"; "Learning Data Analysis with Data Desk";…
Descriptors: Algebra, Computer Graphics, Computer Software Reviews, Geometry
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Chazan, Daniel – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Described are ways in which some teachers have used a software package called "The Geometric Supposer." The development of inquiry skills is stressed. Recommendations for students using the Supposer are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Enrichment Activities, Geometry, Inquiry