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Topic: What Makes Math Hard to Learn?
Replies: 35   Last Post: Jun 18, 2008 9:58 AM

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 vzeeb76x@verizon.net Posts: 8 Registered: 3/25/06
Re: Guess and Check
Posted: May 18, 2008 3:45 PM
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My belief is that there must be at least three consecutive trials
that lead directly to the solution, i.e. if the answer was 3, they
must show substitutions of at least 3 values. The following are
possible full credit trials: 1,2 and 3 or 3,4 and 5 2,3, and 4
Hollis Bahruth
Frontier Senior High
On May 16, 2008, at 6:30 AM, CRANNELL, ELIZABETH A. wrote:

> I think there has to be 3 guesses - one of which is the correct guess.
>
> Elizabeth Crannell
> Oswego High School
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nysmathab@mathforum.org [mailto:owner-
> nysmathab@mathforum.org] On Behalf Of Ryley David
> Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2008 1:40 PM
> To: nysmathab@mathforum.org
> Subject: Guess and Check
>
> Does anyone know what the regualtions are for guessing and checking
> on the upcoming Integrated Algebra Regents exam (for problems that
> do not say solve algebraically)? In speaking to some colleagues,
> some thought the necessary number of tries for full credit was
> going up to 5 and someone else thought the method might not be
> allowed at all.
>
> Anyone know the answer to this?
>
> Therese G (NYS Goddess of Algebra)--any idea?
>
> Dave Ryley
> Beacon HS

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