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Park Slope is neighborhood in Brooklyn that has become know as “highly desirable.” Park Slope is known for its historic buildings, shops that line Fifth and Seventh Avenues, bars and its proximity to Prospect Park. Around the 60’s and 70’s many of Park Slopes historic brownstones were cleaned up along with the rest of the neighborhood but before this Park Slope was a rough working-class neighborhood. Many neighborhoods, including Park Slope, are going through the process of gentrification. While gentrification can have negative and positive affects on a neighborhood, it’s important to ask who are the new residents moving into these neighborhoods, but more importantly how the people who remain in the neighborhood are affect by the change brought…

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I plotted 2 points in Desmos, (2 toppings, 13.85) and (4 toppings, 16.99), both are medium pizzas. I asked students to get the price per topping which is the slope and subtract it two times from \$13.85 to get the base price or the y-intercept. We tested the equation by opening the website of pizza hut. Students are able to compare the prices as well as qualities of the pizza stores. In this activity I was able to engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using…

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Related rates are used in a wide variety of different scenarios from finding how large a spill is increasing, to how fast it may take to empty something. Related rates deal with time, usually have two different variables like height, length, radius, or width; and have something that is changing like area, distance, or volume. In order to solve related rates problems you need to be able to recall or have access to basic geometry formulas like circle, cone, cylinder, rectangle, triangle and…

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With real estate prices in Manhattan skyrocketing, Park Slope has become an attractive alternative for young professionals and families. This has revitalized the neighborhood, with businesses moving in to compete for Brooklyn’s dollars. Where once Brooklyn was the butt of jokes, now it represents opportunity. It is this opportunity that developer Bruce Ratner hoped to exploit with the New York metropolitan area’s newest venue for sports and entertainment, the Barclay Center, the centerpiece…

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Slope is an important topic in mathematics. The concept is foundational across a wide spectrum starting with beginning algebra with linear functions, even in advanced algebra to describe non-linear functions, and is entwined with the derivative in calculus (Cho & Nagle, 2017). Research has identified many different conceptualizations of slope that students attain (e.g. Moore-Russo, Conner, & Rugg, 2011; Stump, 2001). For the Student’s Mathematical Thinking Final Project we will focus on…

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Human beings are by nature, more visual learners than anything else. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s true. Visuals are seen everywhere in the media and on the internet to grab the audience’s attention and to draw emotion needed in order to be effective. Effective visuals must contain the right combination of argument, purpose, and tone. A powerful and effective visual is the one that grabs at the audiences heart strings or emotion and makes them sympathetic to the…

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Human beings are by nature, more visual learners than anything else. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and that’s true. Visuals are seen everywhere in the media and on the internet to grab the audience’s attention and to draw emotion needed in order to be effective. Effective visuals must contain the right combination of argument, purpose, and tone. A powerful and effective visual is the one that grabs at the audiences heart strings or emotion and makes them sympathetic to the…

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included PAD and voluntary euthanasia. For instance, one argument is that allowing PAD and voluntary euthanasia will progress towards an acceptance of involuntary euthanasia and PAS. Slippery slope arguments are known to be logical fallacies, however, the legal precedents from other countries highlight the potential for apparent mission creep in end-of-life care and the vigilance necessary if we as a society deem PAS and involuntary euthanasia to be unethical. Dr. Vermeersch, a Belgian…

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Every day, parents have a fear of their kids and teens going down a “slippery slope”. This slope may include drinking, smoking, taking drugs, and even running away in the extreme situations. Today, the world is facing the extreme problem of millions of teens running . Going down the dangerous path often causes a troubled kid to be formed. Sadly, like millions of teens today, Donny from “Teenage Wasteland” by Anne Taylor falls down his own slope. Donny is a troubled, immature delinquent who heads…

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very persistent man making one wonder why he developed such a way to die. Kevorkian served eight years in prison for second-degree murder. By serving that time it had proven as a physician those lives he had helped meant something. 6. Describe the 'slippery slope ' argument of physician-assisted suicide. A slippery slope argument is when one topic is being asserted, but it can quickly be turned around. The topic of physician-assisted suicide is a very slippery slope because a conversation of…

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