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# "Come up with a word problem that represents the following equation: 12y=60" is too easy of a question to put on standerdized tests for 7th grade,

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This is funny because you spelled Standardized and yet you say you need harder material.

Looks like standardized tests really do need to be harder.

hahahaha I didn't catch that one

Wrong or misspelled?

Misspelled; she used an E.

I realize that :p

But Saint was correcting someone, but didn't say it correctly :p

Oh, did he edit it or something? Standardized is the correct spelling. ._.

I'm probably missing something painfully obvious.

No no he said it correctly, but he mis-said it? I dunno... just ignore it haha

XD Alrighty.

Britanni needs $60 for meth. If she can make $12 hoing herself, how many johns does she need?

wtf "Brittani"? Is that hooker-spelling?

If that was the hardest question on the standardized test, then yeah it's too easy. But the point of standardized tests is to get a gauge of where people are at, some one has to be in the lower percentiles and that question might be hard for them, whereas someone in the 99th percentile would find that ridiculously easy.

Enjoy the easy crap while you get it. Cuz you'll miss it when you get to Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II ><

Algebra I and Geometry are easy.

I'm not trying to sound smart. I'm trying to sound like I'm not a dumbass. Algebra I and Geometry are ridiculously easy. They're the two of the easiest classes you'll ever take in high school.

Not to be "that person" but I actually had a pretty difficult time with both Algebra 1 and 2. Although I have to admit, Geometry was fairly easy.

First of all, most Algebra classes move at a snail's pace. So even if you don't get it, it's easy to catch up.

Second, Geometry classes deal with shapes. Do you know your shapes?

You learn all the components of both Algebra I and Geometry throughout elementrary school and middle school. All those classes do is teach you to put it all together. And as Links said they pretty much spoon feed it to you. If it's too hard to put simple concepts together, then yes. You ARE a dumbass.

Maybe I'm misinterpreting, but I read bazinga's reply as more taking issue with the fact you were kind of rude in your first post :/, rather than whether or not specifically Algebra&Geometry are actually difficult subjects. I imagine that Sox may feel a little insecure about math already, so was it really necessary to make him feel even worse about not understanding it? I know that the internet's not the best place for people with thin skin, but wouldn't it bother you if every time you acknowledged something was difficult for you, someone else responded with "psh, you're a dumbass; that's so easy"? Maybe you're some kind of prodigy and haven't had to deal with that even at HS/university, but from my experience, it usually results in one person feeling hurt and the other smug and superior.

Also, from what I remember of Geometry, it was more than just knowing your shapes haha, though it's been quite a few years since I've even thought about geometric proofs...

I didn't think I was rude in my FIRST comment. I gave my opinion that those were easy, as this site is made for giving opinions. Then bazinga had to go and be a prick about it. So I was a prick back.

Alright, that's true that this site is for opinions. I guess I've been on the Sox/bazinga-side of this kind of exchange too many a time and automatically (unfairly, I suppose) compared you to the twats I met at uni. For example, "You're still learning about basic parametric equations?! My class covered that in like...2 weeks!" "Well, yes, that would be why YOU are an engineer, and why I am an accounting major merely taking this for kicks." It just always seemed so childish that they would take so much pride that one of their strengths was a weakness of mine yet conveniently forget that they had weaknesses of their own.

Especially geometry.

I survived Algebra and Geometry, I think I'll be just fine in Algebra 2 this year.

I caught that about the spelling

^{ }I laughed as well.And girl, just wait for Pre-Calculus. It may just be death.

Pre-calc is almost ALL of Algebra 2, you hardly learn anything new.

You hardly learn any new algebra, but you learn a shit-ton more trig.

Hmm well I only really remember learning a few identities, but other than that it was pretty much it.

You'd be surprised at how many 12-year-olds get the terminology wrong.

The 7th graders in my school were idiots.

I actually had a really hard time in my algebra class. Mainly because math isn't my strong point and because my teacher was really stupid and couldnt explain anything.

I actually had a really hard time in my algebra class. Mainly because math isn't my strong point and because my teacher was really stupid and couldnt explain anything.

I mean, not every question on a test should be a hard one. There should be a mixture.

That takes no math skill whatsoever.

oops! :) (yah, I fail at spelling) but stop dissing me- I'm in algebra- 2 years early!

Just saying that when I was in 7th grade I was doing junior math :P