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A Context for Integer Computation

Jeff Gregg; Diana Underwood Gregg 

August 2007, Volume 13, Issue 1, Page 46

Abstract:
An instructional sequence  to help students understand why integer operations work the way they do. Discusses the idea of an integer as a composite unit and uses a debit/credit model in an "allowance" context.  Includes different representations of integer values using the model.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Teacher
Modeling
Problems
Integers
Representation