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The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Exponents

I have taught algebra so many times I just make them up as I go. Experience allows me to know the variety of examples needed, and I try for a good coverage.

blackspanielgallery, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Radical Equations

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practical information and for the product line.
Is there a rule for when even power solves equations and when not?

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Exponents

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practicalities and the products.
How do you choose the examples that you did here and in your other algebra series articles?

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Systems of Equations

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practical information and the product line.
What is the earliest level at which equation systems are introduced?

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Quadratic Equations

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practicalities and products.
Which of the three methods do you prefer? Where does completing the square fit between the limited use of factoring (my favorite because the most fun, albeit not always the most ...

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Complex and Imaginary Numbers

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practical information and the product line.
Are complex and imaginary numbers taught through books and practice or books, calculator and practice? Some schools have kindergarten through second grade Monday ...

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Profesor simplifies Algebra: Combining Polynomials

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practicalities and products.
I appreciate the explanations, since I always loved polynomials in school.
Under the multiplied number example, you ask us, "Why is the 963 indented?" I do not see that number ...

DerdriuMarriner, 20 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

Likewise, but only the administrators can help with that.

blackspanielgallery, 21 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

Educators should commit themselves to life long learning, but not all do. I have encountered one or two whom I would call ignorant.

frankbeswick, 22 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

Unfortunately, in this state it is more so than in most. Tense id not important to many of them. And care for the math is also often lacking. Our universities have a wide range from academic excellence to what I would call diploma mills. I ...

blackspanielgallery, 22 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

I was for a short time copy editor of a school newspaper and my experience confirms that not every teacher has writing skills.

frankbeswick, 22 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

Each state handles education differently, and some introduce advanced topics earlier than others. I once reviewed textbooks intended for use in various states, and all is not equal. In fact, the teachers who contributed to those books had ...

blackspanielgallery, 23 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Factoring

blackspanielgallery, Thank you for the practical information and the product line.
How early is factoring being introduced in schools? Master gardeners and master naturalists here may fulfill their yearly Cooperative Extension hours through ...

DerdriuMarriner, 23 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Linear Inequalities

I hope to go on to calculus, trig, and physics. Since these were ready I started here. I am hoping the Wizzley community accepts the type of article I propose, and other fields will soon be represented. I have single topics, since book length ...

blackspanielgallery, 23 days ago

The Retired Professor Simplifies Algebra: Linear Inequalities

There is currently a demand for high school resources, 11-16, but advanced level maths and physics [16-18] will always find readers.

frankbeswick, 23 days ago