The conversion from Celsius to Fahrenheit and back again can be strange. One way to understand it is on a graph. And you can use this to teach some linear algebra too!
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What do you think about this analogy I use when teaching square roots and other manipulations of radicals? It's pretty non-PC, but it seems to work.
Do you teach transformations? Are they tough to introduce? Try this activity!
I've always wondered, "Why is the y-intercept called b?" And just today I discovered the answer!
The latest and coolest in math games helps kids practice order of operations and other algebra plays.
Tricks to do math are only useful if used by their creator. Do your best to refrain from giving tricks to students.
Do your children read Highlights Magazine? Check out a new way to look at one of the math puzzles!
The order of operations is rife with rules created merely for convenience. When teaching these to kids, it's clear how they see it as a stupid arbitrary rule. Because often it is!
I mailed thank you notes for Daughter's birthday gifts the other day. And wouldn't you know it, using the stamps involved algebra!
Introduce your children (and yourself) to the commutative and associative properties by starting with some fun toys. Get crazy and get weird!
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