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Description:

This problem introduces children to algebra by looking for a pattern and generalizing with a rule. Students explore in how many different ways can a stick of 6, 7 or 8 different colored interlocking cubes be broken into two parts. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, and an idea for support and extension.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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