# Tutor profile: Sharon A.

## Questions

### Subject: Basic Math

Which orange juice mix will be the most orangey? How do you know? Which will be the least orangey? How do you know? Mix A 2 cups of concentrate 3 cups of water Mix B 1 cup of concentrate 4 cups of water Mix C 4 cups of concentrate 8 cups of water Mix C 3 cups of concentrate 5 cups of water

The most orangey mix is mix A because it has the largest ratio of concentrate to water. For every 2 cups of concentrate there are 3 cups of water. The least orangey mix is mix B because it has the smallest ratio of concentrate to water. For every 1 cup of concentrate there are 4 cups of water.

### Subject: English

What is the difference between theme and main idea?

The theme is a message or lesson that that is taught from the text. A main idea is what a text is mostly about. For example, a famous theme from the Wizard of Oz is "everything you think you need, you already possess inside". The main idea of The Wizard of Oz is about the comforts of home, and not appreciating what one has until it is gone.

### Subject: Algebra

Represent "one half the sum of a number and four is three less than the quotient of five and the number" as an equation

1/2(n+4)= 5/n -3 or .5 (n+4)= 5/n -3

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