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**Write THREE equations that have a solution of: x = -1**

December8

**Write THREE equations that have a solution of: x = -1**

November30

**Write an expression for the sequence of operations:**

**Add 3 to x, subtract the result from 1, then double what you have.****Add 3 to x, double what you have, then subtract 1 from the result.**

**HINT: Parenthesis force you to do operations before other operations!**

November23

**There is no blog assignment or IXL assignment this week! Enjoy some good family time and and great eats!!!**

November16

**Mr. Mendelson wants to know how his P.E. classes are improving in the number of push-ups they can do. This graph shows the number of push-ups each student in his 1st period class was able to do last month and this month.**

**How much did the mean number of push-ups increase from last month to this month?**

November2

**120 students went to Fun Park for the day. Two-fifths of the group waited in line for the Super Looper. The rest of the group waited in line for the Jet Coaster. A single ride on the Super Looper lasts 10 min and can take 8 people at a time. A single ride on the Jet Coaster lasts 8 min and can take 12 people. Will the group riding the Super Looper finish first or will the group riding the Jet Coaster finish first?**

**Don’t forget to explain how you know your solution is correct!!!!!**

October12

**While grading student papers, I noticed that while computing the product of 4.5 and 1.2, this student carefully lined up the decimals and then multiplied, bringing the decimal point straight down and reporting a product of 54.0.**

**Is this solution correct or incorrect? Defend your choice either way with a DETAILED explanation as to why this student was correct or incorrect in solving this math problem!**

September21

**If x<y, which of the following best describes the values of:**

**It is always greater than 1**

**It is always less than 1****It is always 1****It varies depending on the values of x and y**

**DON’T JUST PICK AN ANSWER!!! You need 3 examples of your own. Pick examples for x and y (they must be different because the variables are different), plug them in and see what happens. **

**HINT: The values you pick can be whole numbers, mixed numbers, integers, fractions, a mix, ect…**

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