SDAS - Seven Deadly Algebra Sins The following is a list of...

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Unformatted text preview: Seven Deadly Algebra Sins The following is a list of the most frustrating mistakes to see students make in their work. If you commit any of these errors on a homework or quiz, not only will you get the problem wrong, but you will 1. (ab)2 = ab2 2. 3. (a + b)2 = a2 + b2 √ √ √ a+b= a+ b 4. 1 a+b = 5. a−b b = a, 6. ln(x) x 7. a−b = −ab lose additional points ! 1 a + 1 b and similarly, = ln a−b b =a−1 (or any other consequence of interpreting ln(x) as ln times x) ...
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