Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Health and Science/Math Skills IV

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Math Skills IV
South American Division

Health and Science

Skill Level 3
Year of Introduction: 2012


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Contents

Contents


1. Have the Math Skills III honor.

This Wiki has a page with instructions and tips for earning the Math Skills III honor.


2. Present a bibliographic report with at least five persons who contributed to the development of mathematics throughout the history of mankind.

3. Develop and present the calculations of the following equations:

a. 5 x 2 - 3x - 2 = 0

b. 3 x 2 + 55 = 0

c. x² - 10x + 25 = 0

4. Present and develop the percentage calculations of the following problems:

a. 3% of 450

b. 25% of 1440

c. 30% of 2500

5. Present three practical situations, in written form, of situations in which we use percentages in our daily routine.

6. Present and develop three practical situations of everyday problems in which we use the quadratic equation.

7. Solve and present the development of the following functions:

If f(x) = x - 3 and g(x) = -3x + 4, determine:

a. f(f(0))

b. f(f(1)) + g(f(3))

8. Represent the following functions in a Cartesian graph:

a. y = 3x-1

b. f(x) = 2x + 3

9. Demonstrate the ability to solve problems with circles; how to calculate the circumference and area using the formula for each. Present two examples of each.

10. Present the ability to calculate the area of ​​regular polygons, such as a hexagon inscribed in a circle, area of ​​a cylinder surface, volume of a prism, and the volume of a pyramid.

11. In our daily routine, we have to deal with all prices of tax rates. Demonstrate the ability to solve the two most common situations of interest.

a. Luciana made an investment of $100 at 2% simple interest a month. How much will she have in total after 8 months of investing?

b. David asked for a bank loan of $3000 and will pay in 6 months a composite interest rate of 1.5% a month. Calculate the total to be paid to the bank after 6 months.

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