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Are average college tuition and fees really rising in the United States? Here is a fascinating take on the rising cost of college tuition and how price discrimination may explain what is often seen as an insurmountable cost for higher education.
Defining the word "discriminant" in the context of the quadratic formula, Sal continues to guide viewers through the process of quadratic equations. The true value of this video, as in Sal's entire series, is the emphasis on truly understanding the mathematical process necessary to solve the problem. Sal wants to foster a deeper learning within young mathematicians, rather than just handing them a formula and telling them to use it.
Learners discuss attitudes toward different sexual orientations and how to recognize and combat homophobia and discrimination in their own lives, schools, and communities.
Young scholars examine how U.S. Law Defines Discrimination In this activity. They research the issues surrounding a variety of types of discrimination, and then write editorials analyzing legal and social positions on discrimination in the United States.
Middle schoolers participate in a simulated form of discrimination as they divide into groups of blue-eyed and non-blue-eyed students. They reflect on their experiences during the role-play and compare their observations to the former system of Apartheid.
Students study discrimination in the workplace. In this discrimination lesson, students define the term 'fair' and work in groups to find ways all people are alike and different. Students write sentences defining a fair classroom, a fair school, and a fair society. Students write letters to restaurant owners about discrimination of employees.
In this quadratic equation, students find the discriminant using the formula given and identify how many solutions a quadratic function will have. There are 3 problems with answers and examples.
Write about economic and banking issues of concern to the public. Investigate lending discrimination and the impact of the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. Use a guide to do research and write an essay.
Seventh graders examine the various racism and discrimination faced by various ethnic groups in the United States. In groups, they research the legal system and describe the purpose of the United States Constitution. They review cases brought before the Supreme Court and share their effectiveness to change society. To end the lesson, they discuss what the founding fathers meant by racial superiority.
Students explore discrimination by the media. In this media awareness lesson, students examine stigmas concerning mental illnesses as they are portrayed in the media.
Students examine concept of discrimination and explore difference between appropriate and harmful discrimination. Students discuss relevant Australian legislation and International Law, choose example of discrimination, and write exposition suggesting affirmative action.
Students investigate what discrimination is and study Article 2 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They participate in a role play activity involving majority and minority groups for which a letter was sent home to parents. They complete a journal entry describing their feeling during the role play activity.
Young scholars consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity instructional activity, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom debates about discrimination.
Students explore the concept of discrimination as it pertains to the workplace, educational institutions, and public spaces. In this addressing discrimination instructional activity, students brainstorm examples of discrimination, reflect upon a time when they or a friend were treated unfairly and share their experience.
Learners solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula. For this algebra lesson, students identify the roots of a quadratic equation and the number of solutions using the discriminant.
In this algebra worksheet, students calculate the discriminant of a quadratic equation identifying the number of real solution for each equation. They complete the square and use the quadratic function to solve equations. There are 12 problems with an answer key.
Students watch and analyze the short film "Broken Dreams" and discuss the causes and effects of racism and discrimination. They answer discussion questions related to the film, then create a leaflet entitled "Racism and Discrimination."
What is the discriminant? The what? The discriminant? It has something to do with quadratic equations. It's used to determine how many answers a quadratic equation has, but what is it? It's an equation that is actually a part of the quadratic formula. So after plugging values into the formula and solving it can be determined how many answers the equation has. Want to know how? Watch this video.
How can you determine if a quadratic equation has no solutions before the problems is solved? Use the discriminant! What's the discriminant? It's part of the quadratic formula. Watch the instructor go through the necessary steps to use the discriminant.
The discriminant is part of the quadratic formula. A quadratic equation can have two solutions, one solution, or no solutions. The discriminant can be used to determine how many answers a quadratic equation has. Want to know how to use the discriminant, then watch this video.