# Tutor profile: Chinedum I.

## Questions

### Subject: Pre-Algebra

write this phrase as an algebraic expression correctly using the variable x. the sum of seven and a number

Answer: 7 + x 1. Understanding the words to algebraic expressions 2. Identifying the terms 3. Writing the expression 1. The phrase consists of one given number, one operation and one variable. -A variable is a symbol used to represent an unknown number in an expression or equation. -In this case, an operation refers to calculating a value using addition, subtraction, division, or multiplication. 2. The "number" in the phrase is unknown; therefore, it is written as the variable "x". The word "sum" is the result of adding two or more numbers together. It is also a word used to describe addition. Therefore the operation is addition (+). The word "seven" is changed to its numerical form "7". 3. The sum of seven and a number -> 7 + x

### Subject: Psychology

Which research methodology involves watching participants without interacting with them to see how they behave? A. Interview B. Naturalistic Observation C. Questionnaire D. Participant Observation

The answer is B. Naturalistic observation focuses on the collection of data without manipulation of the environment. The sample is in its natural environment unaware that it is being observed. Answer A is a direct conversation to elicit specific information from an individual; therefore, the individual is aware of another individual. Answer C is a research tool used to collect useful information from respondents. There is no observation occurring. Answer D is when behaviors are observed through active participation (manipulation) in the environment.

### Subject: English

Ashley wanted to buy new shoes, yet she wanted to order new headphones. Name the type of conjunction being used in the sentence.

The answer is coordinating conjunction. Coordinating conjunctions join words, ideas, or clauses together. "yet' is one of the seven conjunctions in English that can be remembered using the acronym FANBOYS where Y is yet. "yet" joins two independent clauses together forming one sentence.

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