Tag Archives: visual representations

Solving quadratic equations by completing the square

I’m not a fan of  teaching the quadratic formula for solving the roots of quadratic equations because the sight of the outrageous formula itself is enough to make students wish they are invisible in their algebra class. Indeed who wants to have to do with Of course not all quadratic equations can be solved by… Read More »

Visual representations of the difference of two squares

Students’ understanding of mathematics is a function of the quality and quantity of the connections of a concept with other concepts. As I always say in this blog, ‘To understand is to make connections’. There are many ways  of helping students make connections. One of these is through activities involving multiple representations. Here is a… Read More »

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