Title

Power patterns: Extending number sense through last digit investigations

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.

Place of Publication

Australia

School

School of Education

RAS ID

20998

Comments

Originally published as: West, J. (2016). Power patterns: Extending number sense through last digit investigations. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom. 21 (1), 29-33. Original article available here

Abstract

John West shows how using an investigative problem to employ problem solving and reasoning strategies can be used to investigate powers, place value and index notation to improve student understanding.

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