# MAT221 Week 1 Discussion 1 - I will use the following five...

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I will use the following five vocabulary words in my discussion demonstrating my understanding of their meaning as relating to the math work. ExponentIntegerVariableLowest TermsDivisor I will be using my own birth date for this exercise, and my birth date is 9/2/80. This gives methe following Integers to work with:Let a = 9b = -2c= 80I will be using the algebraic expressions in A – C given in the assignment for parts 3 – 5 of the discussion.A)- This is the given expression with variablesa, and b and exponentsof 3 on each of them.- (-) I have plugged in 9 for the variable a, and -2 for the variable b.9x9x9 - (-2 x -2 x -2)The variableswere raised to their given exponents
729 – (-8) 729 + 8 Minus a negative becomes a plus.737 Here is my final answer. B) (a – b) ( + ab + ) This is the given expression which also uses