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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
Has the content in this course allowed you to think of math as a useful tool? If so, how?
What concepts investigated in this course can apply to your personal and professional
life? In what ways did you use MyMathLab for extra support?
I have always thoug
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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.
Application Practice
Answer the following questions. Use Equation
Discussion Question 1
Systems of equations can be solved by graphing or by using substitution or elimination.
What are the pros and cons of each method? Which methods do you like best? Why?
What circumstances would cause you to use a different method?
Man
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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
t
Discussion Question 1
What similarities and differences do you see between functions and linear equations
studied in Ch. 3? Are all linear equations functions? Is there an instance when a linear
equation is not a function? Support your answer. Create an e
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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
Discussion Question 1
Why does the inequality sign change when both sides are multiplied or divided by a
negative number? Does this happen with equations? Why or why not? Write an
inequality for your classmates to solve. In your inequality, use both the m
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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
labo
An equation has infinitely many solutions when both sides of a true equation are equal.
For example, the equation 5 + x = x + 5 has infinitely many solutions because when
solved the equation becomes 5 = 5. Since every real number has a solution, the numbe
Discussion Question 1
What is the difference between an equation and an expression? Include an example of each.
Can you solve for a variable in an expression? Explain. Can you solve for a variable in an
equation? Explain. Write a mathematical phrase or se