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# Monthly Archives: March 2008

## Day 114

Algebra: Chapter 10-3, p 439 Dividing Rational Expressions We divide rational expressions using the same techniques we used in Chapter 10-2. The only difference is that we have to change the division sign in front of the 2nd term to … Continue reading

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## Day 113

Algebra: Chapter 10-2, p 436 Multiplying Rational Expressions To multiply rational numbers, we multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators. We multiply rational expressions in the same way. For example, we have the following 2 examples: `(–2)/(2y+6)*3/(y–5)=(-2*3)/((2y+6)(y-5))=(-2*3)/((2)(y+3)(y-5))=(-3)/((y+3)(y-5))` and `4/(5x^2)*(x-2)/(2x^3)=(4(x-2))/(10x^5)=(2(x-2))/(5x^5)` Here … Continue reading

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## Day 112

Algebra: Chapter 10-1, p 432 Simplifying Rational Expressions A rational expression is a quotient of 2 polynomials. A rational expression always indicates division. A rational expression is in simplest form when the numerator and denominator have NO COMMON factors other … Continue reading

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## Day 111

Algebra: Chapter 6 TEST today! Math-8: Chapter 9-8, p 462 Percent and Estimation Sometimes, when we work with percents, an exact answer is not needed. Sometimes, we can estimate. An example for percent estimation is adding a tip for a … Continue reading

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## Day 110

Algebra: Chapter 6 REVIEW, p 301 We worked on the Chapter 6 Test, version 2 today in preparation for tomorrow. Go over the questions at the end of the chapter, make sure that your notes are up-to-date. Math-8, Chapter 9-7, … Continue reading

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## Day 109

Algebra: Chapter 6, Lesson 9, p 291 Using Equations that Factor Read through the problems carefully. Tips: If `n` is a number, then the next even (or odd) consecutive number is `n+2` For length/width problems, DRAW A PICTURE to help … Continue reading

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## Day 108

Algebra: Chapter 6, Lesson 8, p 286 Solving Equations by Factoring First, we need the principle of ZERO PRODUCTS. If `a * b = 0`, then we must have either `a = 0` or `b = 0` or both a … Continue reading

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## Days 106 and 107

Algebra: Chapter 6-6 and 6-7, p 281 and 283 Factoring by Grouping – Day 2 (due to Challenge Day) – Wednesday Today was a work day for students with missing work to get caught up. Some of us were not … Continue reading

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## Day 105

Algebra: Chapter 6-6, p 281 Factoring by Grouping See yesterday’s post and these lessons from purplemath.com Math-8, Chapter 9-1, p 432 Ratios and Rates A RATIO is a comparison of 2 numbers by division, like `5/20` or `5:20` or 5 … Continue reading

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## Days 103 and 104

Algebra, Chapter 6-5 and 6-6, p 278 and p281 Factoring `ax^2 + bx + c` (Friday) See yesterday’s notes on the BOX and CROSS method. Check out the podcast to see the lesson again. Factoring by Grouping (Monday) Factoring by … Continue reading

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