Today we had started a new unit. It is .....
At the beginning of class Mr. Harbeck had given us 2 sheets of white paper to start a new Booklet entitled, Algebra Booklet #1
#1. Tab Title: Key Words
Variable: a letter or symbol representing a quantity ( number)
Epressions: an algebraic epression has many answers.
-it shows a pattern
-n+6 shows the pattern of a number increased by 6
Equation: an algebraic equation has only 1 answer.Example:
#2. Tab Title: Words that mean +, /, x, -, =
number of groups
times greater than
times less than
the last little space is for equals but we did not write anything there yet.
#3. Tab Title: Sample Questions
You have to write the date. These questions are due for Tomorrow, April 13th 2007 Friday
You have to write what the sentence is telling you to do.
8 more than a number- 8+n
1. three times a number
2. three more than a number
3.three decreased by a number
4. three less than a number
5. one third of a number
6. eight more than three times a number
7. eight less than three times a number
You can do these questions if you want.
1. seven less than four times a number
2. seven decreased by four times a number
3.nine less than twice a number
4.nine less than half a number
5.seven times a number increased
6.seven times a number increased by four times the number
so this is what we did in class for those of you who wern't at class this morning*ahem* ahem*