
Re: How would YOU simplify arithmetic?
Posted:
Jun 25, 2012 12:12 PM


http://arapaho.nsuok.edu/~okarmaa/news/okarproceedings/OKAR2005/clgreenopart1.html
and
http://arapaho.nsuok.edu/~okarmaa/news/okarproceedings/OKAR2006/greeno.htm
  From: "Jonathan Crabtree" <sendtojonathan@yahoo.com.au> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2012 1:53 AM To: <mathteach@mathforum.org> Subject: How would YOU simplify arithmetic?
> In Australia more students than ever leave school without basic numeracy > skills. > > So if YOU were starting from scratch, how would you simplify arithmetic? > > For the sake of the question, we'll assume: > ten numerals 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 > four operations +  x ÷ > equality sign = > > I am not seeking pedagogical replies or contributions. Instead how can > arithmetic ITSELF be made simpler?

