Calls to expand proof beyond geometry are usually based on the general benefits of proving for students, but this essay argues that proof should be extended to algebra because the representational systems in algebra are well suited for understanding the generality and deductive flow of proofs.
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We thank the Mizzou College of Education and Human Development and the Lois Knowles Faculty Fellowship for their support of this work.
Otten, Samuel and Wambua, Mitchelle M.
"The advantages of algebra for learning proof,"
Colorado Mathematics Teacher: Vol. 54:
1, Article 2.
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