On balance

Scott, Fraser (2020) On balance. Education in Chemistry. ISSN 0013-1350 (https://edu.rsc.org/maths/a-better-approach-to-alg...)

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Get students to leave behind troublesome techniques when solving algebraic equations. Algebra is the branch of maths where letters, and other symbols, are used to represent numbers in order to construct equations and formulas. We find it many times in our chemistry curriculums: from solving PVT calculations, interpreting chemical properties graphically, through to investigating chemical kinetics.