#### Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

- OpenStax Textbook Readings
- Lesson in Canvas
- Assignments in Knewton
Unit Conversions in the US System

Unit Conversions in the Metric System

Unit Conversion Between Systems

Rewrite English Phrases into Algebraic Expressions

Algebraic Expressions and Applications with Integers

Solve Equations with the Subtraction and Addition Properties of Equality

Solve Equations with the Division and Multiplication Properties of Equality

Distance, Rate, and Time and Literal Equations

#### Initial Post Instructions

As we jump into the world of Algebra, it is important to discuss how math, specifically Algebra, is used in the real-world.

Search for videos from Ted Ed showing the real-world value of mathematics. Choose a video to watch and then provide a one-paragraph summary (3-4 sentences) of the video in your own words. Be sure to discuss the math concept used.

#### Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least one peer in a substantive, content-specific way. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

#### Writing Requirements

- Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up) with first post expected by Wednesday
- APA format for in-text citations and list of references