Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • OpenStax Textbook Readings
  • Lesson in Canvas
  • Assignments in Knewton
    • Unit Conversions in the US System
    • Unit Conversions in the Metric System
    • Unit Conversion Between Systems
    • Rewrite English Phrases into Algebraic Expressions
    • Algebraic Expressions and Applications with Integers
    • Solve Equations with the Subtraction and Addition Properties of Equality
    • Solve Equations with the Division and Multiplication Properties of Equality
    • Distance, 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.

Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least one peer in a substantive, content-specific way. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up) with first post expected by Wednesday
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references

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