Thursday, May 1, 2008

Alex's Scribe Post

Algetiles
Today in class, Mr. Harbeck gave us small pieces of tiles. We call it Algetiles. We learned something new about algebra using algetiles, and it's something like this:

Terms
n = variable
+ and - = integer (constant)

By using algetiles, we can find out how an algebraic expression looks like.
Example:


Another Example


Think! What did I do to get rid of the coloured squares?

2 comments:

nadine 873 said...

nice explanations alex!

spmath said...

good job alex!you explained it good!-Karla