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GED Math Instruction: Meeting the Challenge

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Author:Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
Description: An article with suggestions for GED math instruction: allow the use of calculators during instruction; introduce variables to represent simple relationships and continue to use abstract symbols at every opportunity; concentrate instruction on realistic problems which can be solved using ratio and proportion strategies; give added meaning to fractions by introducing them as rates or division problems; introduce an aspect of geometry by graphing direct proportions on a coordinate plane.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Ed Topics: Adult Education

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