Tutor.com Linear Functions Session

Sep. 10, 2013

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Session Transcript - Math - Algebra II, 9/8/2013 10:41PM - Tutor.comSession Date: 9/8/2013 10:41PM
Length: 8.3 minute(s)
Subject: Math - Algebra II


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Kathie (Customer)
[00:00:00] i need help in 2 problems i did one of them just need to make sure they are correct and one is left unanswered which i need help on

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:00:13] Hello, welcome to tutor.com !

Kathie (Customer)
[00:00:14] well hello thank u for joining me

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:00:22] How can I help you tonight?

Kathie (Customer)
[00:00:38] so i am dealing with inequalities
[00:00:51] i need help on one and one i need to make sure is correct

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:00:53] Ok

Kathie (Customer)
[00:01:00] aww thank u for ur help
[00:01:03] ok so ready?

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:01:06] Yep!

Kathie (Customer)
[00:01:53] "the number of problems Jay- Z has is no fewer than 99"
[00:02:00] this is what i wrote
[00:02:25] is that correct

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:02:32] What a creative inequality!
[00:02:39] Yes, that looks right to me

Kathie (Customer)
[00:02:38] i know haha
[00:02:42] really?
[00:02:56] yayay

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:03:11] Yep! Saying he has NO FEWER than 99 is saying has has AT LEAST 99 problems.
[00:03:22] So it could be equal to 99, but not less than.

Kathie (Customer)
[00:03:25] wow feel sorry for him
[00:03:34] ahh got it yaya

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:03:42]

Kathie (Customer)
[00:03:47] ok now the last question
[00:04:39] "The mean gas price over the months of june, july, and august is greater than $4.10 "(note : there is a natural choice of variable for this situation")

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:05:01] Ok...

Kathie (Customer)
[00:05:10] i have no clue how to solve this :9

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:05:11] I'm assuming they want you to choose "g" as the variable?

Kathie (Customer)
[00:05:36] wait could it be

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:05:52] Right!

Kathie (Customer)
[00:06:04] thats it
[00:06:05] ?

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:06:18] If we define "g" as the mean gas price for the months of june, july, august, then that is the correct inequality.
[00:06:23]
[00:06:33] I think the wording made it sound more difficult than it is.

Kathie (Customer)
[00:06:34] wow that was so easy
[00:07:03] i know they are so mean with this wording but im getting the hang of it so happy thanks for your amazing help

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:07:15] Thanks, I'm glad I could help!
[00:07:24] Is there anything else I can help with?

Kathie (Customer)
[00:07:38] im good thanks ur the best

Miranda S (Tutor)
[00:07:43]
[00:07:47] Have a wonderful night!

Kathie (Customer)
[00:07:54] u too see u soon
[00:07:55] bye

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Kathie (Customer)
[00:08:02] see u in the tutor session of course haha

Miranda S (Tutor)
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Kathie (Customer)
[00:08:11] bye