Week 1 Discussion: Algebra Foundations
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
· OpenStax Textbook Readings
· Lesson in Canvas
· Assignments in Knewton
oUnit Conversions in the US System
oUnit Conversions in the Metric System
oUnit Conversion Between Systems
oRewrite English Phrases into Algebraic Expressions
oAlgebraic Expressions and Applications with Integers
oSolve Equations with the Subtraction and Addition Properties of Equality
oSolve Equations with the Division and Multiplication Properties of Equality
oDistance, Rate, and Time and Literal Equations
Initial Post Instructions
As we jump into the world of Algebra, it is important to discuss how math, specifically Algebra, is used in the real-world.
Search for videos from Ted Ed showing the real-world value of mathematics. Choose a video to watch and then provide a one-paragraph summary (3-4 sentences) of the video in your own words. Be sure to discuss the math concept used.