Date of Award
Master of Arts in Mathematics
Mason, Jim, and Williams, Pete
This paper is intended as a professional developmental tool to help secondary algebra teachers understand the concepts underlying the algorithms we use, how these algorithms developed, and why they work. It uses a historical perspective to highlight many of the concepts underlying modern equation solving.
Porter, Annabelle Louise, "The evolution of equation-solving: Linear, quadratic, and cubic" (2006). Theses Digitization Project. 3069.