
Re: Guess and Check
Posted:
May 18, 2008 3:45 PM



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: ownernysmathab@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

