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The Postage-Stamp Problem, Number Theory, and the Programmable Calculator

Harris Shultz 

January 1999, Volume 92, Issue 1, Page 20

Abstract:
The "postage-stamp problem" is a classic question in the area of Diophantine equations. Students can explore this rich and accessible problem to deepen their understanding of linear equations.

Keywords:
Article
Calculators
Algebra
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing