An Easy Transformation

Before:
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Instructions:
Solve every problem, or maybe just the odds.


After:
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Instructions given to students:

  • Group the problems you think belong together
  • Work with your group to write out a rule that works to simplify the expressions in each group
  • Clearly show how the rule applies to simplifying each expression.

One thought on “An Easy Transformation

  1. Love this! I wonder how you could get students to do this outside of class (where the groups are harder to control).

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