# Tutor profile: Kamille F.

## Questions

### Subject: Basic Math

5/10 + 3/5 = n. Find n in mixed number form. a) 2/10 b) 11/10 c) 1 and 1/10 d) 8/15

First, find the common denominator of and 10. We can only add or subtract fractions with a common denominator. For this set, 10 is the common denominator. Next, change 3/5 to a fraction with a denominator of 10. This will be equal to 6/10. The equation will now be : 5/10 + 6/10 = n. = 11/10 (improper fraction answer) = 1 and 1/10 (This is the final answer, unless the teacher asks for this in decimal form or improper fraction form) <---- ANSWER is c). = 1.1 (decimal form answer)

### Subject: English as a Second Language

Emily tried to keep her eyes from __________ up as the principal gave her recognition for getting a "Best in English" award. a. tear b. tearing c. dry d. falling

The answer to the question is b. Emily's eyes themselves cannot fall, which makes (d) the wrong answer. The verb we are looking for is "tear" because to "tear up" means "to cry". This sentence requires a verb that shows a past progressive tense, which is what was happening in the past (i.e. when the principal gave her recognition) and progressive verbs are ongoing actions that end with -ing, like choice (b).

### Subject: Algebra

Find the value of x in 2x^2 - 6x +4 = 0.

2 (x^2 - 3x +2 ) = 0 x^2 - 3x +2 = 0 (x-2) (x-1) =0 x = 1, 2