03
Mar

This problem came about because I was talking about solving the equation 4x + y = - 14 for y and there was a little confusion about how I could subtract 4x from - 14. Although this was really a problem with combining like terms, I figured that now was as good of a time as ever to reinforce the idea of combining like terms. "Yaletta bought an unknown number of tomatoes at $4 each, but when she got home, she found out that all of the tomatoes were rotten. In addition, she checked her receipt and realized that the…