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MATH062N Beginning Algebra
Week 2 Discussion
Translating Verbal Expressions
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook (Pre-Algebra): Chapter 2, 3
Instructor supplied resources
Student chosen resources (optional)
Initial Post Instructions
The language of math is used all around us, everyday. Verbal phrases can be translated into mathematical expressions. For example, you can write an expression to represent how much a realtor will earn at a 5% commission on a house that costs x dollars as .05x.
For the initial post, create a verbal phrase to describe a real-world scenario and translate it into a mathematical 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.