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Learning Algebra by Projects from Peano Axioms to Rationals

Algebra can be taught in self-discovery projects starting from the Peano Axioms.  In this approach, the students are given the job of coming up with algebraic definitions of successor, addition, multiplication of first natural numbers, then rationals.  Then they do … Continue reading

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Object Oriented Rational Number Class

Rational Numbers have rules as an ordered pair of numbers.  One standard way of doing this is at Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rational_number As a slightly funky take on this, let us try to motivate it by an incomplete development of fractions.  We … Continue reading

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