Section 6.6: Algebra in Problem Solving

6.6 Outline

  1. Introduction to problem solving
    1. principle of substitution
    2. procedure
    3. translating
      1. sum
      2. difference
      3. product
      4. quotient
  2. Number relationships
    1. formulate an equation
    2. consecutive integers
  3. Distance relationships
  4. Pythagorean relationships
    1. If two sides of a right triangle are know, the third can be found
See the whole entry

Reference Topics 1-1

PASCAL’S TRIANGLE:
An interactive version of Pascal’s Triangle.
http://mathforum.org/dr.cgi/pascal.cgi

Here is another site on Pascal’s triangle:
http://mathforum.org/web.comments/ladja.pascal.html

PROBLEM SOLVING:
This site give a nice introduction to problem-solving.
http://mathfocus.tripod.com/page3.html
A site which lists other sites on mathematical puzzles:
http://www.nhusd.k12.ca.us/ALVE/ACE/MATH/Math_Puzzles.html See the whole entry