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Quote:1: The surface area of a cube is found using the formula [Image: i0100000.jpg], where s is the side length. If the surface area of a cube is 294 square meters, what is the length of the cube, in meters?
A.7
B.24.5
C.42
D.49

2: Solve for x: [Image: i0140000.jpg]

A.[Image: i0140001.jpg]
B.±2
C.±4
D.no solution
3: A student is attempting to solve the equation below for the variable x. Which of the statements below best applies to the mathematical work shown?

Given , I square both sides, so , or 4x – 6 = 144. I can then solve for x, yielding as my final answer.
A.
The student did not correctly square both sides of the equation.
B.
The student did not properly isolate the variable after squaring both sides of the equation.
C.
The student omitted a negative solution to the equation.
D.
The mathematical work is correct.

I would ask my sister if she didn't leave me here. And this is due in about 20 minutes...

Anybody who helps, I thank you.

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Damn it it expired...Thanks guys! >_>

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"Write me a little report of [my video], so I know you watched it, or you get another warning. One of my other goals is to make this forum a bit of my own class...So, tell me, how you feel about the new rule of having you do homework? Or you get another warning. So, do you want to do this or not?...Please send a PM and tell me if you're willing or not. I will probably give you 24 hours to send the PM. No PM will indicate to me that, no, you don't want to do things in this new way. So, you will be saying goodbye."
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OH MY GOD MY EYES!
[Image: ?url=http%3A%2F%2F24.media.tumblr.com%2F...2238aaa238]

Would have helped, but I guess it's too late.

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RE: Maths test...

Honestly, this is what you're concerned over?

Elementary material. Now I'm aware that mathematics is probably the worst taught subject in the compulsory schooling curriculum, and that the whole compulsory thing dissuades one from learning it, but this is basic stuff.

A; B; Third one is vague due to a broken image or whatever.

I suggest you read this.
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I retook it and passed.

Btw, VR, there's a difference between Algebra I and arithmetic.

Rofl

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"Write me a little report of [my video], so I know you watched it, or you get another warning. One of my other goals is to make this forum a bit of my own class...So, tell me, how you feel about the new rule of having you do homework? Or you get another warning. So, do you want to do this or not?...Please send a PM and tell me if you're willing or not. I will probably give you 24 hours to send the PM. No PM will indicate to me that, no, you don't want to do things in this new way. So, you will be saying goodbye."
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>implying Algebra I is difficult

my sides

So much for the Flynn effect, eh?

That's middle school (about 6th grade) material in European countries, especially Eastern.
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Then maybe it's the old school's fault...

We learned nothing but arithmetic up until Pre-Algebra in 7th grade. I'm in 8th now.

Btw, Maddox's blog is about as honest as Cracked. Except Cracked is funnier.

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It's the U.S. system in general.

You guys are pretty much the experimentation grounds for compulsory schooling, ever since you copied the Prussian model in the 1850s. All the bullshit gets laid upon you, and the U.S. standard of public education is abysmally retarded.
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(03-29-2013 01:23 PM)V.R. Wrote:  It's the U.S. system in general.

You guys are pretty much the experimentation grounds for compulsory schooling, ever since you copied the Prussian model in the 1850s. All the bullshit gets laid upon you, and the U.S. standard of public education is abysmally retarded.

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