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Let's start with a number of apples that can easily be divide for six children: 3. Cut each of those 3 apples in half and give one piece to each of the 6 kids. With the two apples... 
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In Chapter 2 of Hemingway's A Moveable Feast, he recounts Gertrude Stein's telling him that one of his stories was inaccrochable and then using a simile: "That means it is like a picture... 
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The following method does not use a system of two or three equations but rather a work/mixture approach: Since the volume of gold is twice the volume of the silver, we can use the ratio of... 
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Assuming that you are, in fact, talking about the equation for a circle, there's another reason why the equation x^2 + y^2 = 0 can't give you the center of the circle at the origin. If we subtract... 
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Since we have x as a factor three times, we know this is going to be a 3rd degree (cubic) function, i.e., an x^3 function. The general formula for a cubic function is ax^3+bx^2+cx+d, so we... 
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The equation tells us that x always equals 4. This is a constraint on the value of x. However, there are no restrictions on what the value of y can be, so once one is at 4 on the xaxis... 
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Here's another way to solve this problem: There is a common factor of 45 in the numerator and denominator; those divide out to equal 1. Then we have (16*67)/(65+67*65). Although there is a 67... 
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Let's call our "anynumber" n. As n gets smaller and smaller, it becomes increasingly insignificant in relation to the denominator. Thus, the limit of n as n approaches 0 = 0. Now, let's... 
Answered a Question in Math
It's good for students to learn that multiplication is simply a faster form of addition. Once they see that relationship, multiplication will make more sense to them. Specifically, you...