MAT221: Introduction to Algebra
diagram in your paper but are not required to do so.
Write the equation first by inserting the given binomials into the Pythagorean Theorem. Once you
have your equation written, solve it using the methods from section 5.6 of
. Show all steps and explain what you are doing as you go.
Write a two- to three-page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide.
Format your math work as shown in the Instructor Guidance and be concise in your reasoning. In the
body of your essay, do the following:
Demonstrate your solution to the above problem, making sure to include all mathematical work
and an explanation for each step.
Explain which solution to the equation is the best solution and why it is the best solution. How
many steps is the map from Castle Rock?
Incorporate the following four math vocabulary words into your writing. Use
emphasize these words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them
appropriately in sentences describing your math work):
For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning
Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course.