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History Of Algebra

History Of Algebra

This activity would be done at the end of the school year in a pre-algebra class. It is a way to introduce algebra and its history, putting some personality into the abstractness of the subject by researching the individuals behind algebraic concepts. It was initially found on the following site five years ago when I first did it with my classes: ...

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chris coakley
chris coakley (Student)
13 years ago
Interesting sight. I really like to understand more about what algeba is about, and the who's and why's of algebra. understanding the history as my base clears up the mystey behind what I am doing.

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Very easy to read and effective even though this is my first search.
Time spent reviewing site: 15 to 20 minutes reading the material.