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Last Post for Math

This is my last blog post for math of the year. What can I say about this year and math? Surprisingly, everything has gone by so fast. I feel like it was just yesterday when we started pre-algebra and realize how far I have come. Sometimes, things got hard, but in the end, I pushed … Continue reading »

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Stories with Holes

Question: A doctor was driving his son to school one day when their car was rammed by a truck. The doctor was killed and his son was seriously injured. The son was rushed to a nearby hospital and prepared for surgery. However, when he was wheeled into surgery, the surgeon announced, “I can’t operate, this … Continue reading »

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Story With Holes

Question: A traveler on a desserted road came upon the body of a man lying by the roadside, dead. The dead man was wearing a knapsack. Though there were no marks on the body, or blood anywhere, the traveler could tell immediately the cause of death. How?  Answer: The knapsack was an un-opened parachute.

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Testing Blues

This week in math, we worked on a lesson that had to do with solving for y and x. It was pretty hard. I hope that I can understand it before the big math test coming up. At first, I was very confused by the whole lesson we were learning and I’m still a little … Continue reading »

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Story with Holes

Question: A famous scientist was awarded a government prize for his invention of a new weapon. He decided to invite a number of his friends to a party in the lab. For entertainment, he provided a juggler, an opera soprano, and a ballet dancer. At the height of the evening, all the guests were suddenly … Continue reading »

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Testing Blues

The whole week in math, our class was reviewing for the big Chapter Nine Test that went over all the material we had learned in that chapter. Some of it I understood and some of it I did not. For instance, I understood finding probability, estimating probability, theoretical probability, odds and things like that. One … Continue reading »

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The Probability of Probabilities

This week in math, we learned about probabilities. It was very easy because all you had to do was change a number into a percent and that would be the probability. I did very well when we learned and we are going to have a test on it. I think I am going to ace … Continue reading »

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Story with Holes

Question: Mr. John Frye is more excited about the down part of his life than he is about the up part. This is perfectly understandable. Why? Answer: Mr. John Frye is a elevator operator. He is most excited about going home after work, which only happens when he is on the bottom floor.

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Fractions, Decimals, and Percents…Oh My!

This week in math, we learned new things about decimals, percents, and fractions. We learned how to convert a decimal into a fraction and a percent. We also learned how to convert a fraction into decimal or percent. Also, we learned how to convert a percent into a decimal or fraction. It was very easy … Continue reading »

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Review, Review, and More Review

This week in math, we learned a few new things, but the main concept of each new idea had to do with cross multiplying fraction and then divide. We have been doing this since last year and it goes into a lot of things that we have been learning this year. I was sick two … Continue reading »

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