Hooray for basic algebra

Some math for the rusty:

(a+b)/c = a/c + b/c=(1/c)(a + b), in case it’s slipped your mind and don’t remember what a first step could be in turning (yt+1 – yt)/yt into ln(yt+1)-ln(yt) as an approximation…also (x^n)(y^n)=(xy)^n will come in handy for that next problem…yay for basic math!

I’ve found that a lot of more advanced math relies on tons of transformation of expressions based on basic algebra/algebra II/pre-calculus concepts…very important to learn if you want to learn more advanced math

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One Response

  1. It’s useful, but still won’t help me figure out what to do when buns come in packs of 8 and hot dogs come in packs of 10…..

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