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Pre-Algebra (MTH 099E) Writing Prompt
Each prompt must be typed (unless otherwise noted). Your response should be at least 5 – 6 sentences long. These should be well thought out, complete sentences with correct punctuation.
Prompts 1 – 4 are worth 10 points each. Prompt 5 is worth 20 points.
Consider both your short-term goal of completing the Pre-Algebra ...view middle of the document...
PROMPT #2: This prompt will require more than 5 or 6 sentences.
The Multi-media portion of MML offers several ways to help you when you are having trouble with a problem. These are:
• Help me solve this,
• View an example,
• Video (Go to the Multi-media section and watch a lecture video).
Try each of these tools. If you have not tried them already, look for the ones you have not tried & see what they do. Explain how each one can help you figure out how to solve a problem.
Are there one or two that you think are more helpful than the others? Which tool do you use the most (or think you may start using more) and why?
Consider how calculators have either enhanced or been a hindrance in your personal life and past coursework. Choose a position either “in favor of” or “opposed to” the use of calculators in the learning environment and give 3 examples to support your position.
PROMPT #4: This prompt does not need to be typed, but it must be written neatly and legibly.
Select one question from section 6.2 (page 358, #27 through #46) AND one question from section 6.4 (page 375, # 47 through #62) in your textbook to solve.