
Re: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions with Subtracted Expressions
Posted:
Nov 14, 2013 6:20 PM


But you do agree that for word problems less complicated than this there is no {x}? I mean that the the student identifies and controls, even subconsciously. That would be algebra. I was under the impression that this problem was given to elementary students without the benefit of algebra. I need to read the article again once my plane gets off the ground.
Bob Hansen
> On Nov 14, 2013, at 4:34 PM, Joe Niederberger <niederberger@comcast.net> wrote: > > Yes, I think so for a word problem of this type there would have to be something in the mind that stands for "total #tarts produced

