As a whole, mathematics has adopted a standardized form of communicating about functions and sets of operations. Mastering this notation early on in one's algebra career can open doors to...

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"Show your work." A common theme on math worksheets and tests. Yet, despite the frequent refrain, it's actually quite difficult for teachers to describe what good examples of "showing work" actually...

(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...

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...