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Kevin Wolpert

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From: Saratoga Springs
Registered: 7/29/10
RE: algebra regents 2011
Posted: Jun 17, 2011 9:12 AM
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I called NYSED several weeks ago on this very issue. The second space is only to be used if the person grading the question seeks a second opinion from another teacher.

Kevin

Kevin Wolpert
Mathematics Department Head
Saratoga Springs High School
(518) 587-6690 ext. 3318
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Sent: Friday, June 17, 2011 8:34 AM
To: nyshsmath@mathforum.org
Cc: Nanette DeGroat
Subject: Re: algebra regents 2011

Does anybody know why there are two spaces on the answersheet where you put the raters letter?
---- Nanette DeGroat <ndegroat@gcsny.org> wrote:
> I thought it was very fair; I thought the Surface area problem was a little over the top, and the tree diagram question might be misunderstood because it said how many outfits contain jeans AND flip-flops. Meaning: jeans and flip flops simultaneously? or an out fit containing jeans and/or flip flops.
>
> I know mathematically AND means both, but in general conversation on a daily basis, we sometimes use the word AND for both situations.
>
> My 8th grade daughter took it and she thought it was pretty easy. (She isn't the strongest math student and she really has to study to stay in the advanced class.)
>
> Over all, I was satisfied with the content and level of difficulty.
> Nanette :)
>

> >>> Lisa Clark <barnsky@optonline.net> 06/16/11 9:20 PM >>>
> Are we allowed to talk about it yet???
>
> What did everybody think???
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