The Xs and Whys of Algebra: Key Ideas and Common Misconceptions
76 pages • 8½ x 11
For use in middle years courses focused on an introduction to formal algebra, The Xs and Whys of Algebra emphasizes four essential algebraic concepts: using variables meaningfully; using multiple representations for expressions; connecting algebra with number and geometry; and manipulating symbols with understanding. The thirty research-based modules in this spiral-bound flipchart are designed to engage all students in mathematical learning that develops conceptual understanding, addresses common misconceptions, and builds key ideas essential to future learning.
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