you will write a
one-page, four-paragraph essay explaining an equation you will develop. Your
essay must be carefully planned and written using well-constructed sentences
and paragraphs. Make sure that your grammar and spelling are correct. Points
will be awarded for content as well as composition. Your essay must be a minimum
of 1 page in length with standard 1 inch margins and is required to have at
least one reference from a reliable source. This means that you cannot use
sites like Wikipedia, Ask.com®, and Yahoo® answers and that only references
from reliable sources will earn points. All resources should be cited both as
an in-text citation as well as being listed on a reference page in APA format.
be submitted as a Microsoft® Word® document and uploaded to the Dropbox for Unit 2. Include your essay directly in this document following the
All Assignments are due by
Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. ET of the assigned unit.
Essay Assignment (40 points)
around us in everyday life. For example, if you have $30 at a baseball game and
you go to the concession stand for hot dogs and hamburgers, and hot dogs are $3
each and hamburgers are $5 each, how many of each can you purchase? There isn’t
just one answer.
is to create your own equation in a business setting. Present the equation in
an essay type format.
1. In the first paragraph,
introduce your equation, tell what your variables represent, and tell what the
2. In the second paragraph,
present two solutions to your equation.
3. In the third paragraph, discuss
how and when equations are used in business transactions and give at least two
4. In the final paragraph, state
Your essay should be complete and cover each
point as outlined above. Be sure to include at least one text citation.