# Homework email for the entire course of GE 184

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﻿Homework email for the entire course of GE 184

Homework Assignments—To be turned in
Unit 2

Writing Assignment 2: Read pages 21 and 22 in the Problem Solving book about paradigm shifts. Write a paragraph explaining what a paradigm shift is and why it is important for both individuals and businesses to stay informed about new discoveries.

Exercise 2.2: Dive into Decimals
Going for Gold
The following chart summarizes the scores in the Women’s Diving event during the Olympics. You are the official scorekeeper and must announce who will win the gold, silver, and bronze medals based on the scores.

Diver

Score for
Preliminary
Round
Dive 1
Final
Round
Dive 2
Final
Round
Dive 3
Final
Round
Dive 4
Final
Round
Dive 5
Final
Round
Total
Score

Chantelle
Newbery

198.3

77.4

82.62

72.96

70.29

88.74

590.31
Lishi Lao
203.04
74.7
72.0
80.64
65.34
80.58
576.30
Loudy
Tourky

192.87

80.1

85.44

55.68

78.21

69.36

561.66
Emilie
Heymans

187.05

84.48

77.22

61.44

86.7

58.14

555.03
Laura
Wilkinson

194.02

64.32

75.84

79.2

61.38

74.46

549.22
Ting Li
198.33
69.3
83.53
52.2
51.33
91.8
546.48

1. Based only on the preliminary round, which divers would have won the gold (first place), silver (second place), and bronze (third place) medals?
Gold:
Silver:
Bronze:
2. a. Determine the total score of the five final dives (Dives 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) for Chantelle Newbery.
b. How does the result from Part a compare to her preliminary round score? ()

3. Which three divers won the gold, silver, and bronze medals (based on the total score)?
Gold:
Silver:
Bronze:
4. By how many points did the gold medalist win over the silver medalist?

5. For each of the following divers, determine the difference between her highest and
lowest scores in the 5 final rounds. (Difference means to subtract)
a. Chantelle Newbery
b. Lishi Lao
c. Loudy Tourky
d. Emilie Heymans
e. Laura Wilkinson
f. Ting Li
Homework Assignments—To be turned in
Unit 3

Writing Assignment 3: Understanding multiplication and division of integers Page 223 and 224 in the math book. Answer questions 4 through 7 with complete sentences.

Exercise 3.2

1. Calculate –3.912 ÷ (–0.13) and round the result to the nearest ten-thousandth.

2. a. + b. – c. ∙ d. ÷

3. a. –6 + 3b. –6 – 3c. –6 ∙ 3 d. –6 ÷ 3

4. a. –10 + – 10 b. –10 – (– 10) c. –10 ∙ – 10 d. –10 ÷ – 10

Show your work on problems 5 – 10.

5. Evaluate. (4 – 9) ∙ 7 + – 5

6. Evaluate. (–6)2 – 15 ÷ 3

7. Solve for x. 36 = –12x

8. Solve for x. 36 = –12 + x

9. Solve for x. 36 =

10. Solve for x. 36 = x + 12

Homework Assignments—To be turned in
Unit 4

Writing Assignment 4: Looking for Information to Solve Real Problems You are driving on the expressway to attend an important conference. You are scheduled to give a PowerPoint presentation at 1:00 P.M. The drive normally takes about 1 and a half hours. Therefore you leave at 10:30 A.M. to ensure you have sufficient time. Suddenly halfway to your destination, your car stalls. List four potential problems that this situation could lead to.

1.

2.

3.

4.

Exercise 4.1: Solving Proportions. Write the proportion needed and solve.

1. You want to make a scale model of a parade float. The float is 5.5 units high and 10 units long. Your model will be 14 inches long. How high should it be?

2. A lemonade recipe calls for .5 cups of lemon juice for 2 quarts of lemonade. How much lemon juice should you use for an 8 quart jug of lemonade?

3. The route of the parade stretches 2 miles (10, 560 feet). On one side of a 50 feet section along the route, you count 15 children. Estimate...