The Structure of the Quadratic Formula

Author: Kristin Frank1
View More View Less
  • 1 Towson University, Maryland

Lessons that focus on a conceptual understanding offer an opportunity for students to learn about mathematical structure, not just computation.

Supplementary Materials

    • ActivitySheet (121 KB)
Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12
  • Allaire, Patricia R., and Robert E. Bradley. 2001. “Geometric Approaches to Quadratic Equations from Other Times and Places." Mathematics Teacher 94, no. 4 (April): 30819.

    • Crossref
    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • Boyer, Carl B. 1968. A History of Mathematics. New York: Wiley.

  • Chang, Kenneth, and Jonathan Corum. 2020. “This Professor’s ‘Amazing Trick’ Makes Quadratic Equations Easier." The New York Times, February 5, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/05/science/quadratic-equations-algebra.html.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
  • Edwards, Thomas G., and Kenneth R. Chelst. 2019. “Finding Meaning in the Quadratic Formula." Mathematics Teacher 112, no. 4 (January): 25860.

    • Search Google Scholar
    • Export Citation
All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 9 9 0
Full Text Views 20 20 0
PDF Downloads 11 11 0
EPUB Downloads 0 0 0