You don't get to be the editor of Trenton Patch by majoring in Math. The subject is the bane of my existence and I fear it on a regular basis, but I'm not a Trenton High School student.
Sophomores at the high school scored just one point higher than the national average on the 2012 PLAN test, a precursor to the ACT, and board of education member Wayne Sieloff said he was disappointed with the results.
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Sieloff expressed his unhappiness with the test scores that were presented to the board of education at Monday's regularly scheduled meeting. During the presentation a math question found on the test was reviewed.
that only 63 percent of students were able to answer a specific math question successfully. Though, more Trenton students answered the question correctly than the state average of 54 percent, Sieloff said it wasn't enough.
Trenton Patch wants to know if you agree. Do you think more than 63 percent of Trenton High School sophomores should be able to answer the below question correctly?
Let x be an unknown real number. Which of the following puts x, x-1 and x+1 in order from least to greatest?A. x < x-1 < x+1B. x < x+1 < x-1C. x-1 < x < x+1D. x+1 < x < x-1E. Cannot be determined from the given information