Week One Written Assignment
Following completion of your readings, complete exercises 35 and 37 in the “Real World Applications” section on page 280 of Mathematics in Our World (page 230 if using the PDF of Chapters One through Five).
For each exercise, specify whether it involves an arithmetic sequence or a geometric sequence and use the proper formulas where applicable. Format your math work as shown in the Week One Assignment Guide and be concise in your reasoning. Plan the logic necessary to complete the exercise before you begin writing. For an example of the math required for this assignment, please review the Week One Assignment Guide.
The assignment must include (a) all math work required to answer the problems as well as (b) introduction and conclusion paragraphs.
- Your introduction should include three to five sentences of general information about the topic at hand.
- The body must contain a restatement of the problems and all math work, including the steps and formulas used to solve the problems.
- Your conclusion must comprise a summary of the problems and the reason you selected a particular method to solve them. It would also be appropriate to include a statement as to what you learned and how you will apply the knowledge gained in this exercise to real-world situations.
The assignment must be formatted according the APA (6th edition) style, which includes a title page and reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.