Date: Sep 28, 2012 5:51 PM
Author: Dave L. Renfro
Subject: Re: An Algebra 2 Test
Robert Hansen wrote:

http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7897638

> I want to try something different. I want everyone to contribute

> problems for a hypothetical algebra 2 exam. You can contribute

> just topics if you wish though I would like see examples as well.

> I am going with algebra 2 rather than algebra 1 because I think

> the line is more well defined.

I only have a few moments before I need to leave to tutor

someone, but here's a somewhat silly one off the top of

my head:

Determine the exact value of a^2 - b^2 if

a = 7.0241132301442003123012230341430201

b = 6.0241132301442003123012230341430201

Calculators are allowed.

Dave L. Renfro