Introduction to algebra

Shirali, Padmapriya (2018) Introduction to algebra. At Right Angles, 7 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 2582-1873

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Introduction to school algebra can happen through varied approaches. Some prefer to start with an unknown in an equation, while some prefer to start with a formula and some others may prefer to use a pattern based approach. Does it make a difference which approach one uses? Is one approach better than the others? These questions can be debated. However, each of these approaches relates to different conceptions of algebra.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Padmapriya
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Algebra, Unknowns, Equations, Expressions, Patterns, Activities, Manipulatives.
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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