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Week 3 Discussion Questions
Discussion Question 1
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Due Date:
Day 2 [
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Post
a response to the following: Take any number (except for 1). Square that
number and then subtract one. Divide by one less than your original number. Now
subtract your original number. Did you reached 1 for an answer? You should have.
How does this number game work? (Hint: Redo the number game using a variable
instead of an actual number and rewrite the problem as one rational expression). How
did the number game use the skill of simplifying rational expressions? Create your
own number game using the rules of algebra and post it for your classmates to solve.
Be sure to think about values that may not work. State whether your number game
uses the skill of simplifying rational expressions.
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Consider
responding to your classmates by solving their number games or
expanding on their games to create an even more challenging one. You may want to
review responses to your number game in case you need to make changes or help
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2010 for the course MAT 117 MAT 117 taught by Professor Rabano during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
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