This StudyCards™ set promotes understanding of commutative properties, associative properties and the distributive property. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, ch. 1-1.
Before the Activity
Students should have access to either the TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus family of calculators. Download the attached StudyCard file to students' calculators.
During the Activity
Use this StudyCards set to learn or review the commutative properties, associative properties and the distributive property. Examples from arithmetic are used to lead to the properties.
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary