Appendix C Starting a Business
Starting your own business can be exciting and daunting at the same time. Businesses use math when managing finances, determining production levels, designing products and packaging, and monitoring labor. A bakery can be a h

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Appendix D Landscape Design
Landscape designers often use coordinate geometry and algebra as they help their clients. In many regions, landscape design is a growing field. With the increasing popularity of do-it-yourself television s

Appendix E Fueling Up
Motorists often complain about rising gas prices. Some motorists purchase fuel efficient vehicles and participate in trip reduction plans, such as carpooling and using alternative transportation. Other drivers try to drive only when

Appendix F Buying a Home
For most people, buying a house is a great investment that can offer security in an uncertain world, but buying a house is also a commitment.
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Math 208 ALEKS RED Properties of real numbers
In this concept, you will be working with 10 properties of real numbers: 1. Commutative Property of Addition 2. Associative Property of Addition 3. Additive Identity Property 4. Additive Inverse Property 5. Di

How do you know if a value is a solution for an inequality? When you replace the value for the variable in the inequality and then solve the problem. If the answer is a true statement, then the value was an element of the solution set. If the answer is fa

Week 5 Discussion Questions What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations studied in Ch. 3? An equation is a numeric expression with an equal sign. Moreover, a linear equation maps points onto the coordinate plane tha

Week 7 Discussion Questions 1. Systems of equations can be solved by graphing or by using substitution or elimination. What are the pros and cons of each method?
Graphing 1. Pro -you can see geometrically how solutions are found. 2. Pro- useful when appro

Week Four Concept Check There are two axis, x and y when they intersect they make four quadrants. The x-axis runs horizontally and it measures how far left to right a point is. The y-axis runs vertically and measures how far up or down a point is. These t

Exercise: Week 2 Concept Check How do you know when an equation has infinitely many solutions? A pair of linear equations has infinitely many solutions when the two equations describe the same line. The "two" lines intersect everywhere. A pair of linear e