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Completing the Incomplete: Making Sense of Completing the Square Using Manipulatives
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (NCTM)
  • Erhan Haciomeroglu, University of Central Florida
  • Heidi Eisenreich, Georgia Southern University
  • Aline Abassian, University of Central Florida
Document Type
Presentation
Publication Date
4-5-2017
Disciplines
Abstract

Participants will use algebra tiles to make sense of completing the square. This workshop will focus on collaboration to build a deeper understanding of the topic. Participants will also discuss student misconceptions, possible errors when completing the square, and how manipulatives can help students make sense of the process.

Location
San Antonio, TX
Citation Information
Erhan Haciomeroglu, Heidi Eisenreich and Aline Abassian. "Completing the Incomplete: Making Sense of Completing the Square Using Manipulatives" National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (NCTM) (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/heidi-eisenreich/1/