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by SplitWindowVette
Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Forum Rules & Guides
Topic: A quick question
Replies: 2
Views: 4106

Re: A quick question

PM_Admin wrote:Toggle the option, and look at the timestamps on the posts within a thread. In one ordering, it's "newest message on top"; in the other, it's "oldest message on top".


Thanks!
by SplitWindowVette
Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: "Comparasion Method"
Replies: 4
Views: 2477

Re: Re:

Okay, so your book is using the same definition as the document at the link. It's substitution, but you solve for "y=" or "x=" in both of the equations, instead of just one. Then you set the other side of the two equations equal to each other. In other words, instead of getting ...
by SplitWindowVette
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: "Comparasion Method"
Replies: 4
Views: 2477

Re: Re:

I've never heard of the "comparison" method. How does that work? Can you give an example from your book, or maybe a link? (All I could find is a PDF worksheet that makes it look like "comparison" is just a form of "substitution", where both equations are already solved...
by SplitWindowVette
Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: "Comparasion Method"
Replies: 4
Views: 2477

"Comparasion Method"

I know how to solve systems of equations by graphing and substituting, but not with the comparision method, can someone help?
by SplitWindowVette
Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Percent Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1300

Re: Percent Problem

maggiemagnet wrote:Check your answers. Do you have a number of girls that is 20% more than the number of boys? Find 20% of the boys, and then find 80% of this amount. Does this equal 48? :clap:


Yes, but it took me forever to figure it out.
by SplitWindowVette
Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: Forum Rules & Guides
Topic: A quick question
Replies: 2
Views: 4106

A quick question

In the user control pannel, there is an option that says "display topics direction by ascending or descending". What does that mean?
by SplitWindowVette
Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Percent Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 1300

Percent Problem

Can someone please check this problem to see if I did it right?(This problem was just for fun). 20% of the male students at Carnage Middle School buy lunch in the cafeteria. The number of female students who buy lunch is 80% of the number of male students who buy lunch, but there are 20% more female...
by SplitWindowVette
Thu Dec 03, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LaTeX capability installed
Replies: 1
Views: 6556

Re: LaTeX capability installed

For a guide go to: viewtopic.php?f=21&t=222
by SplitWindowVette
Thu Dec 03, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: real life examples
Replies: 1
Views: 2334

Re: real life examples

Anyone have any ideas of real life examples of where it would be necessary to use a radical expression and a rational exponent. I'm looking for two different examples; one for each. Thanks, Lisa One example of a radical expression (yes, it is a little confusing) is the rate of diffusion of a gas. W...
by SplitWindowVette
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:39 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Slope-intecept form
Replies: 3
Views: 1393

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stapel_eliz wrote:Your instructor might prefer that the slope-intercept form be stated as:

. . . . .

...but your solution and method are fine! :wink:


Is there any difference?

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