**Session Date:**3/28/2016 6:31PM ET

**Length:**24.8 minute(s)

**Subject:**Math - Mid Level

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Guest (Customer)

[00:00:00] A function models the growth of a plant from the time it was first planted. Currently, the plant is 28 centimeters tall, and it has been growing at a rate of 2 centimeters per month. If the height of the plant varies directly with the number of months. If the height of the plant varies directly with the number of months, what is the initial value of the growth function in centimeters?

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:00:06] Hi

Guest (Customer)

[00:00:19] Hello.

[00:01:26] Is this the method, to do this math problem?

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:01:28] yes correct.. good going

[00:01:48] yes this is fine

Guest (Customer)

[00:02:03] Thank you.

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:02:37] you are welcome

Guest (Customer)

[00:02:42] I think the answer is just 56?

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:02:51] yes

Guest (Customer)

[00:02:53] Or is there more to go.

[00:03:01] Oh wow that`s all

[00:03:08] Alright can we do another?

[00:03:12] Math problem.

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:03:23] ok sure

Guest (Customer)

[00:05:09] I think this question is a slope question

[00:05:37] What is the distance between the two points?

[00:05:40] A. 2

[00:05:45] B. 3

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:05:47] please share the complete

Guest (Customer)

[00:05:49] C. 4

[00:05:54] D. 5

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:06:06] which two points?

[00:07:31] please share the co-ordinates of the two pints here in chat

Guest (Customer)

[00:07:47] (-2,2)

[00:07:53] (2,0)

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:08:24] ok.. please mark them in the graph as well

[00:09:18] any idea how we find the distance between them?

Guest (Customer)

[00:09:23] Yes slope

[00:09:27] Rise over run

[00:11:12] Wait

[00:11:16] I didn`t count it

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:11:41] ok.. please count and share the answer

Guest (Customer)

[00:12:28] OH

[00:12:33] The answer is 2

[00:12:35] A

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:13:10] not exactly.. 2 is the distance of one point from the y-axis

Guest (Customer)

[00:13:40] Oh

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:13:49] we got to add both 2+2 to get the complete distance between the two points

[00:14:37] are you there?

Guest (Customer)

[00:14:42] Yes

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:14:49] what is the final answer

Guest (Customer)

[00:15:08] Why do we add?

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:15:42] because we need to find the distance between the two points

[00:16:22] ok leave these 2.. please try and count by yourself the distance between two

Guest (Customer)

[00:18:03] Wouldn`t it be 2

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:18:37] not exactly.. please wait i'll explain the counting as well

[00:20:19] we have to find the distance between these two points.. right?

Guest (Customer)

[00:20:51] Yes.

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:21:10] ok so lets start counting from the left

[00:21:54] from -2 to -1.. it is 1 unit,, right?

Guest (Customer)

[00:22:06] Yes

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:22:36] ok so we go further and then from -2 to 0 is 2 units

[00:22:50] are we clear till here?

Guest (Customer)

[00:22:49] yes

[00:22:55] Yes

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:22:57] ok

Guest (Customer)

[00:23:05] Oh I get it.

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:23:30] Perfect.. so what would be our final answer?

Guest (Customer)

[00:23:44] 4

[00:23:46] C

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:23:54] correct.. well done

[00:24:03] Do you have any questions about anything we went over today?

Guest (Customer)

[00:24:08] No.

AlokKumar S (Tutor)

[00:24:16] Alright then

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