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Like a Good Priest

I did not have pen in hand when a bemused radio announcer commented after playing Bach’s 4th Brandenburg recently, so the following quote may not be perfectly exact. 180 more words

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Math with Mrs. McVay: Romeo Group Week of February 8, 2016

Homework Due Wednesday, 2/10:  page 14 of workbook

Quiz on percent of a number Thursday, 2/11.

7-12th Grade

Math with Mrs. McVay: Cagney Group Week of February 8, 2016

Homework Due Wednesday, 2/10:  pages 28 – 29 in workbook

Quiz on Checkbook reconciliation Thursday, 2/11

7-12th Grade

3/x: Proofs by contradiction

(To part 2)

There are several common types of proofs.

First, we will demonstrate the proof by contradiction: show that, if the thing you are trying to prove is false, then this leads to a breakdown of logic. 181 more words

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Organizing BJU Math Materials

We use BJU Press’ Math 2 program for my 2nd Grader. If you are looking for a new math program, you should consider BJU Press! Let me give you a brief overview of what… 1,153 more words

Stop Paying Me Per Hour

Occasionally I am approached my parents who ask me if I am available to teach their child in olympiad math. This is flattering enough that I’ve even said yes a few times, but I’m always confused why the question is “can you tutor my child?” instead of “do you think tutoring would help, and if so, can you tutor my child?”. 1,327 more words

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