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MATH062N Beginning Algebra
Week 1 Discussion
Fractions in Everyday Life
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook (Pre-Algebra): Chapter 2, 4
Instructor supplied resources
Student chosen resources (optional)
Initial Post Instructions
Fractions and mixed numbers are often used in our everyday lives. For example, today I ran 3 1/2 miles.
For the initial post, provide a real-life example in which you would need to add, subtract, multiply, or divide fractions or mixed numbers. Your post should include the following:
An expression representing your given scenario
Adding, subtracting, multiplying, or dividing fractions
A step-by-step explanation detailing how you simplified your expression
Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer or the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.
Remember to go above the "Good job" and "I agree" type of replies. You want to show analysis in your replies...show what you have learned from the week. Here are some things that you can do:
Summarize what you learned from their post.
Show how you would have simplified their presented expression in a different way.
Ask extension questions to further dialogue.