Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Algebra for breakfast

Oh happiness! Fiona's long-awaited Hands-On Equations kit finally arrived. Breakfast today is therefore cheerios and algebra.

Shown here: x + 8 = 3x.

And cheerios.

5 comments:

  1. We are working on solving for the unknown variable here as well. Not with the same enthusiasm I'm afraid, but that could still change.

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  2. I hope you'll post updates on this program. I'm interested to see how it works out!

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  3. Yes, please let us know how you like the program. It might be something my son would like.

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  4. What a great visual!! I copied the idea today with my kids and it worked wonderfully! Thanks for sharing! Here's how we did it. http://www.toadhaven.com/Beginner's%20Algebra.html

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  5. Looks like you'd be useful in this scenario, Miranda:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/survivors/about.shtml

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