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February 9th, 2016, 07:49 AM  #1 
Member Joined: Oct 2015 From: Arizona Posts: 57 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: Analysis  National Evaluation Series (NES)
The National Evaluation Series are exams that prospective high school teachers have to take to qualify. NES helpfully provides a formula sheet for prospective high school mathematics teachers to memorize before taking this exam, which could potentially end their career. https://www.nestest.com/Content/Docs...rofile_304.pdf Check out the equation for a parabola on page two! Hilarious. While parents fret and capitalE Educators wring their hands, it is no surprise to me that Johnny remains as innumerate as ever. 
February 9th, 2016, 08:32 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,404 Thanks: 2477 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
Is that not a parabola then?

February 11th, 2016, 04:37 PM  #3 
Member Joined: Oct 2015 From: Arizona Posts: 57 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: Analysis 
The c is on the wrong side of the equals sign.

February 11th, 2016, 04:51 PM  #4 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,404 Thanks: 2477 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
It's just a constant! It makes not difference where it is.

February 14th, 2016, 02:10 PM  #5 
Member Joined: Oct 2015 From: Arizona Posts: 57 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: Analysis  

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