Operation Varsity Blues: Is This Different than Donating a Building?

Operation Varsity Blues, nicknamed by the FBI, has garnered national attention since the indictment was released on March 12th. The college admissions scandal has sent shockwaves nationwide and sparked a deeper debate about how classism impacts elite college admissions. There are numerous security measures in place for standardized assessments to prevent cheating on exams, but …

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How to Find the Slope

You’re in for a challenge today! Don’t worry, you can do it. Take a look at this graph of a line on a coordinate plane: You can measure x and y from the reference lines called the x-axis and y-axis. Now tell me, what is the slope of the graph? Remember the formula for slope: The variables x and y represent two quantities that have a linear relationship. The slope …

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Is Two Prime?

In everyday life, we count things using positive whole numbers like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… Math nerds like me call these natural numbers. A prime number is a particular type of natural number. Every natural number greater than 1 is either prime or composite. The blue squares below represent every prime number between 2 and 100.     To answer …

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