ME12/1 Journal

Journal Entry 9/24: Mean, Median, Mode

1.     What is mean?

2.     Some people say median=middle, and mode=most.  Does this make any sense?

3.     How do we arrange data?

Journal Entry 9/23: Scatter Plot 

     1.     Define:  Scatter Plot, Positive Correlation, Negative Correlation, No Correlation, Trend Line

2.     What type of data would have a positive correlation?  Negative?  Why?

Journal Entry 9/22: Function Rules                

1.     What is an independent variable?

2.     What is a dependent variable?

3.     What is a function?

Journal Entry 9/20: Parentheses

     1.     When do we evaluate parentheses?

2.     What do we do when there are two parentheses in the same question?

     3.     What do we do when there is a parentheses inside another parentheses?

Journal Entry 9/16:  Order of Operations

     1.  What are the "orders of operations"?

     2.  What is the rule that applies to addition/subtraction, and multiplication/division? 

Journal Entry 9/15:  Unit 1 Pretest

     1.  What standards were easiest for me?

     2.  What standards were hardest for me?

     3.  What are some of the keywords I look for to determine what operation I use?

Journal Entry 9/13:  Why are goals important?

     1.  Why are goals important?

     2.  Why should I evaluate my goals often?

     3.  What is my math goal for this year?