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need specific problems from a specific textbook

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From: Claudia (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Feb 24, 2002 at 20:31:12
Subject: Re: need specific problems from a specific textbook

>I am trying to help a neighbor's 16 year old. He is very bright, but >failing HS due to a multitude of reasons. I am trying to function as his >tutor/mentor. I am not a professional tutor. His Algebra II teacher has >been kind enough to allow him to retake several tests he miserably failed. >The first make up test is tomorrow. Of course, he "forgot" his textbook in >his school locker, to which he does not have access this fine Sunday >afternoon. I have signed up for hotmath.com to check his work. However, it >doesn't (or I can't seem to figure how)give the problem, just the >solution. Does anyone know where I can get the actual problems? I have had >him call every kid for whom he has a phone number and none of them brought >home their textbooks, purportedly. I don't want him to think he can weasel >out of his work so easily with me. I also want to teach him that if he >applies himself, solutions can be found to problems such as "getting >around the fact" he forgot his textbook. BTW, he uses Title: Algebra 2: An >Integrated Approach, Author: Larson, et al Publisher: Heath McDougal >Littell >--------------------------------------------------------------------------- >----- Did you try the publisher's website??? Sometimes they have supplementary info which supports the textbook? -Claudia, for the T2T service Thanks for visiting our on-line community. Visit Teacher2Teacher again at http://mathforum.org/t2t/

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