Learn how to use and connect representations with lessons on linear functions.
Maria E. Nielsen and Jonathan D. Bostic
G. Patrick Vennebush, Thomas G. Edwards and S. Asli Özgün-Koca
Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month's clips involve finding a mathematical error in an advertisement as well as working with ratios and proportions.
Sheldon P. Gordon
We tell students that mathematical errors should be avoided, but understanding errors is an important tool in developing numerical methods.
Eric L. McDowell
Enhance students' number sense and illustrate some surprising properties of this alternative operation.
S. Asli Özgün-Koca
Student interviews inform us about their use of technology in multiple representations of linear functions.
Clips about paper folding and lottery numbers inspire questions about exponential growth and probability.
Processes using linear measurement can be adapted to teach complex topics such as polynomial multiplication, rational exponents, and logarithms.
Jason Silverman, Gail L. Rosen and Steve Essinger
Use digital signal processing to capitalize on an exciting intersection of mathematics and popular culture.
Economics can be an avenue for teaching such algebra concepts as graphing curves, writing linear equations, solving systems of equations, and shifting graphs.
Connie Colton and Wendy M. Smith
A multiphase lesson on selling T-shirts guides students from single-variable equations to linear relationships.