Entries by peter

Practice Final

You can find the Practice Final in ALEKS. You will use ALEKS to submit the assignment and upload your work here (just like with homework). Tips for completing the Practice Final: This practice final will be completed in ALEKS and on paper. You can stop and start the test; you do not need to complete it all in […]

Algebra Dictionary

To earn this extra credit you must: define each of the terms listed below (as they pertain to algebra; including other definitions is good but only if you can connect them to algebra somehow). Include the part of speech. give an example of each of the terms to illustrate their meaning. turn in this assignment […]

Algebraic Expressions Homework

When you have finished the Algebraic Expressions Objective (or when you feel ready), complete the Algebraic Expressions Homework in ALEKS and upload your work here. I will look at your ALEKS submission AND your submitted work and give you a grade and feedback on your work. Tips for completing the objective homework assignments: This homework will be […]

Linear Equations Homework

When you have finished the Linear Equations Objective (or when you feel ready), complete the Linear Equations Homework in ALEKS and upload your work here. I will look at your ALEKS submission AND your submitted work and give you a grade and feedback on your work. Tips for completing the objective homework assignments: This homework will be […]

Practice Midterm

Tips for completing the Practice Midterm: This practice midterm will be completed in ALEKS and on paper. You can stop and start the test; you do not need to complete it all in one go. You have two attempts on this practice midterm in ALEKS. I would recommend *FIRST: doing the test once through and submitting it in ALEKS *ALEKS […]

Percents–Concept Question #1

Directions: Read the question and the possible answers. Choose the answer that you agree with most. Respond to this discussion by writing a few sentences about why you chose the option you did. Submit your response and have a look at your classmates’ responses. Respond to one classmate. Please don’t edit your original response but if you would […]

Dear Mat H. Class

Background: Have you heard of “Dear Abby” where people write in with their questions concerning life, love, and happiness and “Abby” responds by giving advice in a letter (if you’re curious click here: Dear Abby Links to an external site.)? Directions: In this week’s discussion you will write as the math equivalent of “Dear Abby”–you will be “Dear Mat H. […]

Zooming Assignment

Objectives: To practice handing in an assignment in the appropriate form (pdf or word document) To set up an appointment to Zoom To practice Zoom-ing to an appointment Task: On a piece of paper, write the answers to the following questions. First: write your name on the top of your paper 🙂 Then tell me […]

Rate, Proportion, % Objective

Pie Slice: Ratios, Proportions, and Percent Goal Topics: Finding a unit price Solving a word problem on proportions using a unit rate Converting between percentages and decimals Converting a percentage to a fraction in simplest form Converting a decimal percentage to a fraction Using a calculator to convert a fraction to a rounded percentage Converting […]

Math and Your “Real Life”

Goals of this project: To make contact with a professor in the discipline you are most interested in majoring in. To explore how math is used in your major and eventual career. To write an essay summarizing your experience meeting a professor/professional and exploring your major, eventual career, and math. ________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Contact a professor in […]