Thursday, April 12, 2007

Sribe Notes - April 12th 2006


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

In the Booklet we had already started to write down notes. After the first page we had written.....


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#1. Tab Title: Key Words

Variable: a letter or symbol representing a quantity ( number)

Example





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, -, =
Adding
add
sum
total
plus
combined
addend
more than
gain
increased
all together
Subrtacting
subtract
minus
reduce
difference
take away
subtrahend
decreased by
loss
diminish
less than
Multiplying
multiply
product
multiples
factor
times
groups of
sets of
number of groups
exponent
times greater than
repeated addition
Dividing
divide
quotient
percent of
dividend
divisor
half of
times less than
repeated subtraction
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.
For example:
8 more than a number- 8+n
The questions.
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
Extra:
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*
-Jaymie S.-

1 comment:

boeun said...

wow.. lol.. i really like your scribe post. It's really.. hmmm.. fancy?? lol// anyways good job! =)