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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Algebra in a Technological World / Edition 1

Algebra in a Technological World / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780873533263
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Series: Addenda Ser.
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 165
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1The Future of Algebra in a Technological World1
Activity 1The Effects of Monomial Terms on Polynomial Functions28
Activity 2Oil and Water Don't Mix30
2Changes in Learning and Their Consequences for Teaching and Assessing32
3A Functions Approach to Algebra48
Activity 3Window Moldings69
Activity 4Pet Wards70
Activity 5Fuel Bills71
Activity 6Exploring Linearity73
Activity 7Exploring the Graphs of Exponential Functions75
Activity 8Exploring Rational-Function Graphs77
Activity 9Circumference and Area78
Activity 10Similarities and Differences in Properties of Different Families of Functions80
Activity 11Applications of Polynomial Functions82
4Extending a Functions Approach84
Activity 12Using Functions of Many Variables to Analyze Dietary Choices99
Activity 13Refreshment-Stand Profits102
Activity 14Exploring Function Orbits104
Activity 15Geometric Functions for Specific Tasks119
Activity 16What Does F(S) = KS Do to the Area of the Unit Square S?120
6Symbolic Reasoning122
Activity 17Equivalent Forms145
Activity 18Equivalent Forms II146
AppendixActivity Solutions149
Annotated List of Technology Resources166

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