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Quasi-math formulas

Some students find that conjugating verbs or understanding certain grammar concepts can benefit from viewing the material as if it involved math formulas or algebraic expressions – hence, we’re called them “quasi-math formulas.”  Click on the links below to see some examples of this type of stategizing.

A formula (Negative commands)

Agreement as an algebra polynomial (Gender and number agreement)




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