"Math and more, made clear at last!"
Algebra 1 is where a student must move away from working with actual numbers to symbols such as x and y which represent a specific number or groups of numbers. Because "x" can mean the number 3 in one problem, but in the next problem "x" can represent all numbers greater than -2, algebra concepts can be difficult to absorb. I teach algebra by building on the familiar. If we know how actual numbers behave, then when we have a letter standing in for a number, the same rules must apply. ... More