Suppose you and your family which includes your wife and three children is getting ready for the ski season. You order pairs of Go Fast skis for… Read more “Real World One Step Equations – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.7”

# Month: August 2016

## Imaginary Numbers – HSN.CN.A.1

A lot of students get hung up when dealing with imaginary numbers. They can be used in electrical engineering and in Integrated Math 2 complex numbers, or… Read more “Imaginary Numbers – HSN.CN.A.1”

## Funny Thought of the Day! – HSN.RN.B.3

I just had an amusing thought. What if you had a square with an area of 5? You know the exact area of the square but you… Read more “Funny Thought of the Day! – HSN.RN.B.3”

## Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2

Let’s say you had the following problem √(x3)and you wanted to change that to an expression with a rational exponent. Since there is no number written in… Read more “Rewriting Expressions with Radicals to Expressions with Rational Exponents and Simplifying – HSN.RN.A.2”

## Solving Two-Step Equations with Fractions! – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.EE.B.3

To solve a two step equation with a fraction like the following: (3⁄10)x + 5 = 11 you need to undo what has been done to the… Read more “Solving Two-Step Equations with Fractions! – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.EE.B.3”

## The n + 1 equation

While the n + 1 equation is not technically a Common Core standard it may be the most important equation in mathematics if you are a skier,… Read more “The n + 1 equation”

## Fractional Exponents – N.RN.1

In Integrated Mathematics II students will begin the year by learning about fractional exponents. In this section they will learn that with fractional exponents the: 1. Numerator,… Read more “Fractional Exponents – N.RN.1”

## Solving One – Step Equations – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.5

In middle school students encounter one – step and two step equations. In sixth grade they learn to solve one step equations by substituting in the correct… Read more “Solving One – Step Equations – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.EE.B.5”

## Quick Tip on Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.NS.A.1

Let’s say you wanted to convert 0.83838383 … to a decimal. There is a very simple process to doing this. Let me walk you through it: set… Read more “Quick Tip on Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions – CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.NS.A.1”