5 edition of **Mathematical Investigations: An Introduction to Algebraic Thinking ** found in the catalog.

Mathematical Investigations: An Introduction to Algebraic Thinking

Phil Demarois

- 199 Want to read
- 39 Currently reading

Published
**June 1995**
by Harpercollins College Div
.

Written in English

- Algebra - Elementary,
- Algebra,
- Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 434 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9247915M |

ISBN 10 | 0065012887 |

ISBN 10 | 9780065012880 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 32392780 |

Introduction Algebra skills are essential for your future students. Why? Here are just a few reasons: Mathematics, and especially algebra, is the language of science and modern technology. Thinking algebraically helps you to make sense of the world, to understand and interact with technology more productively, and to succeed in other fields. Mark Driscoll. This book can be an important tool in our collective effort to improve the quality of mathematics instruction. —Mathematics Teacher.

Through a series of investigations, students build their proficiency with key algebraic concepts. Lessons for Algebraic Thinking, Grades JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. No matter what your math background is, this book offers strong support for integrating algebra into an elementary classroom. Its clear descriptions show you what algebraic thinking is and how to teach it, while its sample problems deepen your own algebraic understanding.

This lesson involves mathematical content in the standards from across the grade, with emphasis on: Grade 4 Operations and Algebraic Thinking Cluster: Gain familiarity with factors and multiples. This lesson involves a range of mathematical practices from the standards, with emphasis on: MP1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. ALGEBRAIC THINKING (Strand D) Number Sentences/Number Sense (Standards 1 and 2) Merriam, Eve. 12 Ways to Get to New York: Simon & Schuster Books, This book explores number sentences as it investigates many different ways to reach the number Have students pick a number.

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[Phil DeMarois; Mercedes A. Algebraic Thinking: A Problem Solving Approach Will Windsor Griffith University Algebraic thinking is a crucial and fundamental element of mathematical thinking and reasoning.

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