## unit 1: Assignments

__FINAL PROPOSAL DUE DATE: 9.23.13__*YOU WILL WORK WITH ONE TEAM MEMBER IN THE CLASS TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT.*

__Assignment 1: Let's Make A Change__

*Problem Description*- Reflect on your local or school community
- What problems do you see? What could be improved?
- Describe the problem in your own words
- What would you need to consider to solve this problem?

**Problem Description Due the Week of 9.9.13**

**Solving the Problem**- How could you illustrate this problem verbally, numerically, or graphically?
- Describe at least two ways this problem could be solved (verbally, numerically, or graphically)?
- What is the best solution? Use numbers to validate your claims

**Solving the Problem Due by 9.16.13**

**The Final Proposal**- Write a proposal for implementing your change
- Consider who is your audience
- Use mathematics to validate your claims
- Clearly describe the problem - you will need to research the problem in depth (Research may the internet, books, articles, or interviews. Please make sure to use reputable sources. Wikipedia is not a reputable source)
- Include a reference page

**FINAL PROPOSAL DUE DATE: 9.23.13**