MATH062N 2022 November Week 8 Discussion Latest
MATH062N Beginning Algebra
Week 8 Discussion
Math in the Real World
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbooks: Review all chapters
Video Lectures: Review all lectures
Instructor supplied resources
Student chosen resources (optional)
Initial Post Instructions
It's not hard to find interesting examples of math in the real world because math is everywhere, including advertising. Whether an airline is touting the amount you will save flying with them or a toothpaste company is informing you that 4 out of 5 dentists recommend their product, using math is one way advertisers try to get you to buy their product or service.
For this final discussion, find an online advertisement or news article that uses math. Include the following in your post:
Provide the link to the advertisement or article.
Explain how the advertisement/article uses math.
Determine if this is an effective way to promote their product. Why or why not?
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.