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We looked at slope intercept form and how m is the slope and b is the y- intercept. To get the y-intercept, you set x = 0 to get the x-intercept, you set y = 0 To get the slope, you use two …

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Tutoring precalculus, We started by looking at problems with sets of equations. The first were sets of linear equations. Others had quadratics. For one problem, if you recognized part of the …

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Since there are often multiple answers to quadratic equations. That is the important thing to remember in mathematics, I think. ‘The square root” implies something singular and refers to the …

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We started by looking at graphing ellipses. Began by with the equation for a circle of radius = 1. Then saw how coefficients change the shape into an ellipse. The 'eccentricity' in a way …