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Visit this site: http://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/emt725/EMT725.html

Author:Jim Wilson; Univ. of Georgia
Description: Problems in algebra, geometry, conversion, cryptarithm, "mean," trigonometry, and a mixture of all, many with comments and solutions, from a course given in the Dept. of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. The site also provides links to papers, including "Mathematical Problem Solving" (Wilson, Fernandez, & Hathaway), a synthesis of research on problem solving [published as ch. 4 in Wilson, P. S. (Ed.) (1993), Research Ideas for the Classroom: High School Mathematics, New York: MacMillan].

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses, Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Measurement, Number Sense/About Numbers, Problem-Solving, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Logic/Foundations, Number Theory, Inequalities, Trigonometry, Statistics, Cryptography
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving, Materials-Reviews/Recommendations

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