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Postings on this blog that are likely to be of interest to students, organized in sequence by topic where possible, are:

## Being a Successful Math/Science Student

Studying to Understand vs Studying to Memorize

Successfully Asking Questions In Class

Ten Skills Every Student Should Learn

Problems fall into four categories

Improve Your Math Grade: Use Scrap Paper

Lost points on a problem? What to do…

Solving Math Problems At The Board

Getting the most out of SAT Practice Test books

## Algebra and Linear Equations

Equivalence Deserves More Attention

Algebra Intro 1: Numbers and Variables

Algebra Intro 4: Negative Numbers, Zero, Absolute Values, and Opposites

Algebra Intro 5: Addition, Subtraction, and Terms

Algebra Intro 6: Multiplication

Algebra Intro 7: Properties of Multiplication

Algebra Intro 9: Fractions, Reciprocals, and Properties of Division

Algebra Intro 10: Fractions and Multiplication

Algebra Intro 11: Dividing Fractions, Equivalent Fractions

Algebra Intro 12: Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Operations are taught in pairs

On the origin of algebra problems

One Step Linear Equation Problems

Two Step Linear Equation Problems

Three Step Linear Equation Problems

Linear Systems: Why Does Linear Combination Work (Graphically)?

## Quadratic and Exponential Equations

Multiplying Polynomials and FFFT!

Procedures for “Completing the Square”

Summary: Roots and Rational Exponents

Polynomials and VEX Drive Motor Control

## Functions

Function Translations: How to recognize and analyze them

Function Dilations: How to recognize and analyze them

Piecewise Functions and Relations

Solving Absolute Value Equations

## Sequences and Series

Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Geometric Sequences and Series

## Interactive Graphs

**Linear Functions**

GeoGebraBook: Exploring Linear Functions, which contains:

Interactive Linear Function Graph: Slope-Intercept Form

Interactive Linear Function Graph: Point-Slope Form

Interactive Linear Function Graph: Standard Form

**Quadratic Functions**

GeoGebraBook: Exploring Quadratic Functions, which contains

Interactive Quadratic Function Graph: Factored Form

Interactive Quadratic Function Graph: Standard Form

Interactive Quadratic Function Graph: Standard Form – the effect of “b”

Interactive Quadratic Function Graph: Vertex Form

**Exponential & Logarithmic Functions**

GeoGebraBook: Exploring Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, which contains

Interactive Exponential Function Graph

Interactive Logarithmic Function Graph

**Rational Functions**

Interactive Rational Function Graph

**Trigonometric Functions**

GeoGebraBook: Exploring Unit Circle Symmetry

GeoGebraBook: Exploring Trig Functions, which contains

Interactive Sine Function Graph

Interactive Cosine Function Graph