An equation is any expression with an equals sign. A formula is a set of instructions for
creating a desired result.
Equations and Formulas
What is an Equation?
An equation says that two things are equal. It will have an equals sign "=" like this:
x
+
2
=

Four ways of
solving quadratic
equationsworked examples
Method 1- Solving Graphically
Solve x2 + 2x - 8 = 0
Step 1- create a table of values to calculate coordinates you can then use to plot
the graph of y = x2 + 2x - 8
x
-5
-4
-3
-2
-1
0
1
2
3
4
5
x2
25

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
MODULE: NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS IN INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR
PHASE
SEMESTER ONE: 2016
ASSIGNMENT 2: MAE 101 J
QUESTION 1
1.1 3
1 13
5
2 1 hours or
4 4
8
13
60 min 195 min
4
195
97.5 min
2
5
97.5 min 60 1 hours
8
(6)
1.2

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Benefits of Problem Solving
Problem solving is the process part of mathematics that has often been
overlooked in the past in favour of skills such as addition and solving
triangles. What is Problem Solving?). But there are other reasons for i

Models for Teaching
Addition and Subtraction of Integers
The following are some everyday events that can be used to help students develop a conceptual
understanding of addition and subtraction of integers.
Getting rid of a negative is a positive. For exam