# Unit 2 Quantitative Assignment

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During our Core Friday last week, we discussed about the quantitative assignment #2. Tomas Hothem spent the whole time reading over the PDF files of the quantitative assignment #2. However, having Tomas Hothem go over the calculations of the assignment made it easier for me to do my part in my group. In my group, we all assign each other a role to participate in this group assignment. I had to do the calculation for the reservoir storage, groundwater storage, and snowpack storage. Not only did I have a role to do those calculations, I helped my groupmates calculating their numbers with my numbers. In section 2 part C, we needed to calculate how much longer we could stretch our current water supply. Since I know how I calculate my numbers in …show more content…

Usually, when the professor introduces an assignment to their students, it is a lot for some of the students to take it in and the students would need a few days to read it over and develop a plan to tackle the assignment. As a result, the students would come up with a few questions regarding the assignment and this is where going over the assignment the second time comes in handy. In the second time around, this is where the professor can go over the difficult parts of the assignment and ask the students if there are any questions about the assignment since they now have the gist of the assignment. This method is a great way to help the students achieve the best grade they can earn. I believe this is the best method to explain to the students about an important assignment for the students, because not only does it help them get a better understanding how to tackle the assignment, it allows them to ask all of their questions they have. The professor can “kill two birds with one stone” by explaining the assignment again and answering questions about the assignment. I hope more professors learn about this method as it is beneficial to the students. However, will more professors learn about this method and incorporate it into their