Scavenger Hunt

 

Access BrainTrax by typing braintrax.umr.edu

Select ALGEBRA Brain.

 

1. What six main course topics are covered by the Algebra Brain?

 

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2. Access FUNDAMENTALS OF ALGEBRA. What options can you choose from this thought path?

 

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3. Select REAL NUMBERS and then select ABSOLUTE VALUE. Describe what happens when you click on the i-button.

 

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4. Are you still in the thought ABSOLUTE VALUE? __________________

 

5. What is the difference between the thought page you first saw when you selected ABSOLUTE VALUE and the thought page you are on now?

 

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6. List two ways you could tell the difference between these two pages:

 

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7. List the GOAL for the ABSOLUTE VALUE page. _________________

 

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8. What happens when you click the speaker icon on the left side of the page?

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9. Navigate your way back to the COURSE CONTENT. Describe what you did to get there?

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For the following questions, navigate to: FUNCTIONS POLYNOMIAL FUNCTIONS POLYNOMIAL OPERATIONS POLYNOMIAL DIVISION.

 

10. Put the cursor on the word numerator. Describe what happened.

 

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11. Click on the Descending Grade button (next to the Basic button) and complete the activity. Describe what happened.

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12. In the white box at the lower right corner of the "Brain" (the blue part at the top of the page), type the words quadratic equations. What happened?

 

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13. Click on the EXAMPLE button. What is it about?

 

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14. Close the EXAMPLE by clicking on the upper right close button. Click on the e icon on the left side of the page. Describe what happens.

 

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15. Click on the TERMS button at the top left of the page. List the new terms that are defined here.

 

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16. Click MATHTRAX button at the top of the page. What is the purpose of this button?

 

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17. Complete this activity twice. Describe any differences between the first time you completed the activity and the second time you completed the activity.

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