tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.comments2022-03-02T11:04:46.643-05:00TestTakers Blue Book BlogMichael McClenathanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06628601293985540599noreply@blogger.comBlogger28125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-16133098064120531512021-03-10T07:30:20.436-05:002021-03-10T07:30:20.436-05:00This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-37055956099289912202016-08-26T11:12:59.072-04:002016-08-26T11:12:59.072-04:00Thanks so much! Great explanation :DThanks so much! Great explanation :DBayanhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05233794934325156850noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-59616638504799388562015-11-07T10:38:40.525-05:002015-11-07T10:38:40.525-05:00Of course! (Although the whole purpose of a techni...Of course! (Although the whole purpose of a technique like backsolve is that you have something else you can try when you don't see the algebra!) <br /><br />b = g<br />2(b - 4) = g<br /><br />Solve for g.<br />Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-76111547653299094792015-11-06T16:32:52.291-05:002015-11-06T16:32:52.291-05:00Is there an algebraic way to solve it?Is there an algebraic way to solve it?NajuBhaihttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13576886243245739361noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-80199750667068286052015-09-25T19:16:27.812-04:002015-09-25T19:16:27.812-04:00I think we need more explanation.
I think we need more explanation.<br />Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-81201345038108864622015-03-11T23:50:33.964-04:002015-03-11T23:50:33.964-04:00Experience, mostly. Or you try it and you see that...Experience, mostly. Or you try it and you see that it gets you nowhere, so you try something else. Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-35747248768294316652015-03-08T23:20:35.770-04:002015-03-08T23:20:35.770-04:00how do i know here to not subtract the equation (x...how do i know here to not subtract the equation (x+y=11) from (x^2-y^2=77)?Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-80583800238408033752015-01-06T17:20:15.912-05:002015-01-06T17:20:15.912-05:00hmmmm okay i guess thank u. hmmmm okay i guess thank u. Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-9907344508978137792015-01-06T17:19:36.616-05:002015-01-06T17:19:36.616-05:00hmmm i guess. okay thank u.hmmm i guess. okay thank u.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-12249580158232860582015-01-06T07:38:05.108-05:002015-01-06T07:38:05.108-05:00You're trying to solve for a, and you can'...You're trying to solve for a, and you can't do that if you use (0, 0)--all that tells you is that 0 = a(0), which doesn't get you anywhere.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-55430735315592802292015-01-06T00:16:58.905-05:002015-01-06T00:16:58.905-05:00Why won't (0,0) work, its also a point on the ...Why won't (0,0) work, its also a point on the graph. I commented:)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-3340692124411001672014-09-14T09:49:35.556-04:002014-09-14T09:49:35.556-04:0077–17=60. Going up 60 in 3 steps means going up 20...77–17=60. Going up 60 in 3 steps means going up 20 per step (60/3=20)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-59561388715456973492014-09-14T09:45:21.637-04:002014-09-14T09:45:21.637-04:00How do you figure out what to count up by?How do you figure out what to count up by?Sandrahttps://www.blogger.com/profile/11553393876595709953noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-6965870592058181432014-06-06T06:23:01.360-04:002014-06-06T06:23:01.360-04:00No, you understand it right. When does the first 1...No, you understand it right. When does the first 12 come? It comes after 1 1, 2 2s, 3 3s, 4 4s, 5 5s, etc. The first 12 will be after 1 + 2 + 3 + ... + 11 terms.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-83584660048839797992014-06-06T04:58:41.388-04:002014-06-06T04:58:41.388-04:00i don't understand i thought that every number...i don't understand i thought that every number is being repeated by it's no. like for an example 1 is written 1 time 2 is written two times then 12 should be written 12 times that's what i understood from the question and obviously what i've got from the question is incorrect so please can you help me more with understanding it with a different method than that one thanks a lot i would really appreciate it if you would answer my SAT is tomorrow and I'm already panicking<br /> taghreed khalilhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/02269058159706044670noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-89944540984903552042014-01-14T11:48:40.671-05:002014-01-14T11:48:40.671-05:00That's just converting the original equation t...That's just converting the original equation to y = mx + b formAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-31978990527280749992014-01-14T11:19:56.081-05:002014-01-14T11:19:56.081-05:00Hi, sorry i'm about to ask a dumb question. in...Hi, sorry i'm about to ask a dumb question. in the original sat, the other line was 4x+y=k so why did it change to -4x+kVivienne Uzorhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/08168883574111617509noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-11331290012313589242013-11-17T08:03:57.746-05:002013-11-17T08:03:57.746-05:00I think you're misreading. The post doesn'...I think you're misreading. The post doesn't say 2.2^4 = 16. One sentence ends by saying y = 2. Then the post says that 2^4 = 16, which is true. Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-89493059873850568722013-11-17T05:10:51.040-05:002013-11-17T05:10:51.040-05:00isn't 2.2^4= 32 ? I'm sorry I don't ge...isn't 2.2^4= 32 ? I'm sorry I don't get itAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-86338838150732661712013-01-04T10:28:52.473-05:002013-01-04T10:28:52.473-05:00Thank you so much :) LOVE!Thank you so much :) LOVE!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-41949675000600265552012-08-11T23:43:22.191-04:002012-08-11T23:43:22.191-04:00What if you plugged in the number d=5 and h=6. I d...What if you plugged in the number d=5 and h=6. I did this and the answer was E) (d+h)^2. However, the numbers you plugged in gave the right answerAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-7549263465930726772012-04-30T00:18:17.974-04:002012-04-30T00:18:17.974-04:00BRILLIANT!
I did this at first as well. I really ...BRILLIANT! <br />I did this at first as well. I really don't know how I ended up with a different answer choice however...EricSnownoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-58089144179767427442011-11-21T16:15:51.482-05:002011-11-21T16:15:51.482-05:00You're cuteYou're cuteAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-25866122183969635672011-10-17T19:10:47.565-04:002011-10-17T19:10:47.565-04:00My pleasure!My pleasure!Michael McClenathanhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06628601293985540599noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8618517229158595235.post-33341571645495090932011-10-17T16:26:46.992-04:002011-10-17T16:26:46.992-04:00Thanks mike. This problem really confused me, and ...Thanks mike. This problem really confused me, and the explanation from the college board website didn't help much either. You did a great job here. Thanks again!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com