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Chapter 6: Beyond Sticker Stickler—More Problems to Explore
Detailed answers to the nontrivial questions under the section below titled “For Your Own Learning” can be found in the companion website for this book at www.corwin.com/algebraprek–12.
As teachers, we need to be prepared to tackle any algorithm. In our globalized world and multicultural classrooms, we have students whose families teach them a variety of algorithms. Exploring algorithms we are not familiar with forces our minds to shift gears and truly problem solve. Compare and contrast the three standard subtraction algorithms in Figure 6.1. Write an explanation for each procedure before checking the explanations online.