Problems with nth-term problems

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In examining sixth-grade students’ written work and listening to interviews of students solving “nth term” or sequence problems from a standardized assessment problem, the importance of the students’ understandings of various mathematical representations became evident. Nth term problems expose students to foundational algebra concepts. Suggestions for classroom instruction are provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-95
JournalMathematics Teaching in the Middle Schools
StatePublished - Sep 2010


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