InterMath | Workshop Support | Write Up Template
An egg salesman
How many eggs the salesman had sold in all.
The student must be able to find half of a quantity utilizing variables and expressions for the unknown. Also the student should be able to obtain a pattern or to establish the desired equation for the problem. This problem is similar to the doubling a number problem starting at one and continuing the pattern.
Plans to Solve/Investigate the Problem
Discuss your initial plans/strategies/technologies toward the solution of the problem.
Investigation/Exploration of the Problem
Carry out your plans/strategies you planned initially. Give a well organized explanation and details about how the problem was approached and explored. You should do that so that the reader can follow/construct/understand your work with minimal effort. Include numerical, graphical data (to the extend that it is applicable) to support your arguments and conjectures. Try to include multiple approaches/representations (numerical, graphical and symbolic) to the problem and the solution. Label diagrams, tables, graphs, or other visual representations you used. Provide an algebraic proof/solution for your conjectures/observations where it's applicable.
Extensions of the Problem
Discuss possible extensions for the problem and explore/investigate at least one of the extensions you discussed.
U Important Note: You should compose your write-up targeting an audience in mind rather than just the instructor for the course. You are creating a page to publish it on the web.