How To Be A Little Gauss
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|There is a story about Carl Friedrich Gauss. Supposedly, when he was a little boy, his teacher asked the class to add up the numbers one through a hundred (1+2+3 etc., all the way up to 100)... To the teacher's annoyance, little Gauss came up with the answer, right away. How to duplicate Gauss's trick... from the Commutative Law to the answer.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Equations, Basic Operations|
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