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A Balancing Act: Making Sense of Algebra

M. Katherine Gavin and Linda Jensen Sheffield
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School
Vol. 20, No. 8 (April 2015), pp. 460-466
DOI: 10.5951/mathteacmiddscho.20.8.0460
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Students think and act like mathematicians while using balance scales and bar diagrams and, most important, mathematical reasoning.

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