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Author:E. Lee Lady; University of Hawaii
Description: Materials used in a university course for prospective elementary school teachers, to teach them how to be interested in mathematics. Materials are in PDF and DVI, and include: representing numbers in other bases, divisibility tests, periodic decimal expansions, irrational numbers and square roots, basic principles of algebra, Russian Peasant multiplication, Horner's Method or synthetic division, simple linear Diophantine equations, Newton's method for computing square roots, proof that square roots of most integers are irrational, and how to convert a repeating decimal to a fraction.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Course Notes, Problems/Puzzles
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Division, Multiplication, Exponents/Roots, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Number Sense/About Numbers, Number Theory
Math Ed Topics: Problem-Solving

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