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Computer Algebra Systems: Revolution or Retrofit for Today's Mathematics Classrooms?
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Theory Into Practice Volume 40, Number 2, ISSN 0040-5841

Abstract

Discusses how to define and teach algebra given the available technology, highlighting computer algebra systems (CAS), which feature multiply-linked graphical, numerical, and symbolic manipulation utilities. The article describes: today's versus yesterday's algebra; mathematics curriculum and the CAS; and use of CAS in the classroom, which can transform classroom activity, change student behavior, change teachers' roles, and develop skills. (SM)

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Heid, M.K. & Edwards, M.T. (2001). Computer Algebra Systems: Revolution or Retrofit for Today's Mathematics Classrooms?. Theory Into Practice, 40(2), 128. Retrieved December 5, 2019 from .

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