Archive for January, 2012

Cartesian Plane

Cartesian Plane The Cartesian Plane is used to plot points.  A rectangular coordinate system consists of points called ordered pairs.  (x,y)  The coordinates of the points and listed in alphabetical order so x comes first in an ordered pair (x,y). x-axis –> horizontal number line y-axis –> vertical number line origin –> point of intersection…

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Solving Inequalities

Solving Inequalities Simple Inequalities contain one of the following signs . When solving an inequality, one is trying to find all the valid solutions. Example:                                                                 all real nos. less than 3  An inequality can be bounded or unbounded / open or closed.  We use rounded brackets to indicate an open ended inequality…

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Solving All Kinds of Polynomial Equations

Solving Equations of a Higher Degree The number of roots or solutions [values for x] is dependent on the degree of the polynomial in an equation.  If the degree is 2, as in a quadratic equation, there is the possibility of two roots.  If the degree is six, there can be up to six roots. …

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SAT – Math

SAT – Math Are you prepared to write the SAT Math Test?  Find out what topics are covered on the SAT Exam in Math.  Here is a great tool to help you review all those things you need to know to write the SAT math test.  Be prepared when you walk into the exam and…

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Number Sense

Number Sense Developing number sense starts as early as Kindergarden and continues through grade school and middle school.  Building a strong fundation in the basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is essential to being successful in math.  Knowing the basic facts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of natural numbers, integers and real…

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