Algecadabra is a single book containing twenty fun mathematical tricks to engage student interest and develop a knowledge and understanding of algebra. By exploring the language of algebraic expression, students acquire the necessary skills to solve these mathematical puzzles. ‘Extending questions’ encourage students to demonstrate their understanding of its algebraic concept while ‘Further investigations’ offers them the chance to explore the concept and determine if it can be used with other mathematical topics.
Algecadabra has been linked to the patterns in algebra strand of the mathematics curriculum.
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