(Click aqui para leer este articulo en español.) Algebra Tiles can be extremely useful in developing early algebraic thinking and modeling certain types of problems. However, they have very...

# Category: Algebra and Trig for Students and Parents

Formulas, Expressions, Relations, and Functions: What’s the Difference?

Words we use loosely throughout elementary math -- such as solve, expression, equation, formula -- suddenly gain very particular and specific meanings in algebra. Not only do some algebra teachers...

Meme credit: Howie Hua Factoring expressions is one of those tasks in algebra that often feel tedious and pointless. This is even more true once someone points out that the vast majority of...

Algebra tiles can be difficult to figure out at first. However, once you grasp the basic ideas, algebra tiles are a fantastic tool to help many students understand where algebra processes come from,...