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Christian Lawson-Perfect 2 years, 4 months ago
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I've reworded the statement and some of the prompts, and added a separate "simplify your expression step" using pattern-matching so that the first one doesn't have to be simplified.
I've also reworded the advice quite heavily.
Bradley Bush 2 years, 4 months ago
Thank you for the advice. I started with one part, you asked for two and now you've got 3. I did forget to mention that they were super delux sweets, however I have altered them to packets for clarity sake. I have also followed through with the other suggestions you've made.
Chris Graham 2 years, 4 months ago
Why only one part? There doesn't seem to be any good reason why it shouldn't be in two parts.
£2 for a lollipop?! They are unreasonably expensive sweets. May need a re-think to make this more realistic. You state Jerry eats a lot and I would disagree (based on my own sweet-eating habits), so perhaps these could be packets of sweets?
You have mixed singular "Jerry", and plural "they".
A good addition would be to add a step to (what will be) part a) which asks for an expression for each of the 3 components. This bit should also be above the cost equation in the advice. "we can see that the unsimplified expression..." can't be seen at all, until those steps have been taken.
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