# Tutor profile: Mikaela W.

## Questions

### Subject: Basic Math

Solve: 35 x 43

Step 1 - Expand each of the numbers (30 + 5) X (40 + 3) = Step 2 - Set up the numbers around the BOX ( draw out it would allow a four quadrant box which the two sets of parenthesis placed around the top and left sides.) Step 3 - Multiple the numbers in the rows and columns to get your partial products: - (30 x 40) = 1200, (5 x 40) = 200, (30 x 3) = 90, (5 x 3) = 15. Step 4 - Add products together: 1200 + 200 + 90 + 15 = 1505 Answer is 1505

### Subject: Earth Science

What are different adjectives to use to describe the type of rock you are looking at?

size, shape, hardness, smoothness, etc.

### Subject: Algebra

My dad is twice my age, and the sum of our ages is 78. How old am I? How old is my dad? (Hint: let x by my age)

78= 2x + x 78 = 3x 78/3 = x 26 = x, is my age 26 x 2 = 52, is my dads age.