Activity 3a Linear Functions
1. Illinois income tax is calculated based on a flat rate scale. Based on the Illinois Department of
Revenue 2011 From IL-1040, listed below are tax amounts owed based on Adjusted Gross
Income for a person filing individually.
Henrique Chamas
Math 110 Homework #4
1. For the following 1) state whether the function described is linear or exponential 2) write the
equation of the function and 3) use the equation to answer the question
a. The value of your house is increasing by $4,
Your name and section # _Henrique Chamas_
MATH 110
Homework #2 Percentages
!
1. There were 225.5 million people of voting age in the US in 2008. 61.6% of those of voting
age are registered to vote. How many people are registered to vote? (2 pts)
225.5*0.6
Henrique Chamas
!
Math 110-Quantitative Reasoning
Homework #1
1. Read the New York Times article Crumbling American Dreams (either hold CTRL and click
link or use the link on Blackboard). There is a lot of quantitative information in the article. This
is
Air Temperature in
Celsius
Speed of sound in meters
per second
10
337.4
12
338.6
17
341.6
20
343.4
40
355.4
Speed of sound in meters per second ba
Y-Axis (Speed of sound in meters per second)
360
355
350
345
340
335
330
325
-578
n meters per second based
Sports Related Injuries Treated in Emergency Rooms, 2012
Source: National Safety Council
Sport or activity
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Bicycle riding*
Billiards/Pool
Bowling
Fishing
Football
Golf*
Gymnastics*
Ice hockey
Mountain biking
Skateboarding
Snowb
Test #1 Practice
Answers and explanations are posted on
Blackboard.
Open the excel le Practice for Test 1. See the tabs for the diferent
sheets with data.
1. Chicago Public School system spends a total of $4.62 billion each year
and has 409,300 students.
Global HIV in Adults 2009
Country
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bolivia
Botswana
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Math 110 Quantitative Reasoning
Activity 1-Absolute and Relative Quantities
1. For each of the following statements, identify the quantity in bold as an absolute quantity or a
relative quantity. If it is a relative quantity, indicate which type (percent,
Persons Below Poverty Level, by State in 2013
State
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mic
Percentage
Problems
How to recognize, set up,
and solve different types
of percentage problems
Percent as Fraction
Percentage of
1. There are 7300 students
enrolled at Roosevelt University
and 4750 of them are female,
what percent of the Roosevelt
student
Math 110-Quantitative Reasoning
Homework #1
1. Read the article from the Chicago Tribune Trump Gets Facts Wrong (hold CTRL and
click on link)
a) Identify at least 3 absolute quantities, 3 percents or percent changes, 3 rates, and 1 ratio from
the article.
Y -A x is ( # o f C a rs a n d Tr u c ks e a c h ye a rs in m illio n s
US Passenger Cars and Trucks by Year 2005
[Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics]
[http:/www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/2006/excel/table_01_11.xls]
Year
1970
Math 110 Quantitative Reasoning
Activity 2b Percentages
For each question below, write the type of percentage problem (ie, percent of
or increase by a percent), write the appropriate formula, then solve and
answer the question.
1. In Chicago, the sales ta
Activity #4 Exponential Functions
1. Suppose a magic genie gives you a choice. Option 1: He will give you $1000 each day in the
month of March. Option 2: He will give you 1 the first day and then double the amount you
have each day for the month.
a. Witho
Activity 3a Linear Functions
1. Illinois income tax is calculated based on a flat rate scale. Based on the Illinois Department of
Revenue 2011 From IL-1040, listed below are tax amounts owed based on Adjusted Gross
Income for a person filing individually.
yActivity 3a Linear Functions
1. Illinois income tax is calculated based on a flat rate scale. Based on the Illinois Department of
Revenue 2011 From IL-1040, listed below are tax amounts owed based on Adjusted Gross Income for a person filing individually
Henrique Chamas!
Professor Evans!
11/11/13!
Individual Data Project!
1)!
a. Which state has the absolute larger number of voters?!
b. Which state has the highest percentage of citizens who voted?!
c. Which state had the highest percentage of Democrat vote
Math 110-Quantitative Reasoning
Homework #1
1. Read the New York Times article Crumbling American Dreams (either hold CTRL and click
link or use the link on Blackboard). There is a lot of quantitative information in the article. This
is one of the many ar