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Posted by Robert W on February 25, 2013

 (L-R) Sixth-graders Max Ransom, Wright Conklin, Thomas Sell

Y equals F of X denotes that Y is a function of X,” says the voice. Sawyer Lyons taps the screen on his Asus Android tablet a few times. The voice repeats the statement. “Y equals F of X denotes that Y is a function of X.”

Sawyer, a McCallie School seventh-grader, is viewing a video lecture by his accelerated Algebra I teacher Cary Hubbard. He is studying the “introduction to functions” lesson in the comfort of his own home, feet propped up.

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