# Tutor profile: Lashaun S.

## Questions

### Subject: Algebra

Solve the following equation: 2x^2 - 32 = 0

Step one: Isolate the variable a. Add 32 to both sides and simplify 2x^2 - 32 + 32 = 0 + 32 2x^2 = 32 b. Divide both by 2 and simplify 2x^2/2 = 32/2 x^2=16 Step two: Solve for x by taking the square root of both sides sqrt(x^2) = sqrt(16) x=4 or x= -4

### Subject: Basic Math

In a given school, there are 240 boys and 260 girls. 1. What is the ratio of the number of girls to the number of boys? 2. What is the ratio of boys to the total number of students in the school?

1. Number of girls/Number of boys 260/240 (can be simplified using GCF 20) 13/12 2. Number of boys/Total Number of students 240/(240+260) 240/500 (can be simplified using GCF 20) 12/25

### Subject: Pre-Algebra

What is 16% of 1400?

Step one: Convert percent to its decimal form -> .16 Step two: Multiply .16 x 1400 = 224 16% of 1400 is 224

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