# Math review

Assignment 2: Working with Real Numbers

Operations with real numbers involve adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing different combinations of positive and negative numbers. For this discussion assignment, you will need to review the rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing real numbers. These rules are briefly covered in the module 1 overview and are more completely covered in chapter 10 in the textbook.

In this Discussion Area, complete the following:Select 1 problem from each of the following exercise sets in the textbook:10.2 Exercise Set10.3 Exercise Set10.4 Exercise Set10.5 Exercise Set

Note: Try to select different problems from those selected by your classmates!Work out each of the problems that you selected and post them to the discussion area below. You have a number of options for doing this:You can work out the problems in the discussion box.You can work the problems out in a Word document and attach them to the discussion box.You can work the problems out on a piece of paper, scan into an image file, and then attach it to the discussion box.Provide a detailed explanation to the class concerning how you solved each problem. Consider the following questions as you prepare your response:What steps did you follow to find the solution?Did you encounter any difficulties solving the problem?If you encountered problems, what resources did you access or use to help you solve this problem?What did you need to know or understand to solve the problem?What advice can you provide for someone who has difficulties solving similar problems?

Post your response to the Discussion Area by Saturday, February 18, 2017. You should also review and comment on the responses of two other students by Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Please read and review the following material prior to posting your response. You’re encouraged to consult a tutor (using the Tutor button at the top of the classroom) to help your understanding of the concepts or to vet your response before posting it.