Aim: How do we classify and identify a solution of an equation? Homework Questions: Error Analysis: A student checked whether d = -2 is a solution of -3d + (-4) = 2, as shown. Describe and correct the student’s error. -3d + (-4) = 2 -3(-2) + (-4) = 2 -6 + (-4) = 2 -10 ≠ 2 X Writing: What are the differences between an expression and an equation? Does a mathematical expression have a solution? Explain. … [Read more...]

## Algebra HW: 10/2

## Daily Extra Credit: 9/27

Each (school) day I will pose an extra credit question for all my students. Email your answer to me at terraferma@whsad.org. Make sure you include your name and Question # in the subject line. All extra credit will be added at the end of the marking period. Here is Question #2 for Friday 9/27 *You are looking for a two-digit number. *One third of the number is 7 more than one fourth of the number. *The first digit is twice the second digit. *The sum of the digits is a two-digit number. You can answer the questions at any time...just in separate emails. Remember the marking period ends on Friday Oct 11th … [Read more...]

## Algebra Performance Task: Writing Stories about Graphs

How do we relate graphs to events? For our first performance task you are to write a detailed story about Isaac and his friends incorporating the information you observed in the four graphs provided. This assignment is worth 20 points and will be graded based on the following criteria: 1) Mathematical Terminology and Reasoning 2) Creativity 3) Explanation and Accuracy 4) Neatness, Organization, Spelling and Grammar 5) Working with others This assignment is due by Monday September 16th. … [Read more...]

## Algebra HW: The Four Sister Race

Your story about the Four Sister Race is Past Due. On Looseleaf write a detailed description of the race based on the graph provided. You should include information related to time, distance, and speed for each of the four girls. … [Read more...]