• HONORS PRECALCULUS  SPRING 2020


     
     
     
    NEXT TEST DATE: FRIDAY 2/28/2020
     

    WEDNESDAY 1/8/2020
     
    Lesson:  Introduction to Inverse Trigonometric Functions  (Y=arcsinx, y=arccosx and y=arctanx)
     
    Practice Set #1  worksheet
     
     

    THURSDAY 1/9/2020
     
    Lesson:  How to find the Inverse Function from a Transformed Trig Function.  Then State the domain and range.
    More practice with evaluating inverse trig expressions
     
    Practice Set #2
     
    page 451 # 13-24 all, 37-44 all, 45-51 odd, 54-60 all
    page 457 # 9-35 odd
     
     
     

     
    FRIDAY 1/10/2020
     
    Lesson:  Sum & Difference Formulas
    Practice Set#3  page 473 # 9-29 odd, 31c, 33d, 35b, 35d, 71-81 odd


    MONDAY 1/13/2020
     
    Lesson:  Inverse Trig approximations using calculator, watch out for inverse cotangent!
    Also expressing a composition in terms of u. (Honors Topic)
     
    Practice Set #4
    page 474 # 37
    page 457 # 37-56 all, 57-77 odd
     
    Answers to Evens:  38) pi/4   40)  pie/4   42)  2pi/3   44) -pi/3    46)  0.20   48)  1.91   50)  2.03    52)  3.02
     

    TUESDAY 1/14/2020
     
    California Math League Contest (30 minutes)
     
     
    Lesson:  Double Angle Formulas
    Practice Set # 5
    Page 482 # 7a, 11b, 15a, 17b, 69, 71, 73, 79
     
    Optional Review Packet:  click here for worksheet and key
     

    BLOCKDAY 1/16/2020
     
    (Test is moved to Friday)
     
    Lesson:  Double Angle Formulas Continued
    Practice Set # 6
    page 482 # 9c, 9d, 11c, 11d, 15c, 19, 21, 25, 27
     
    Worktime to prepare for test
     

     
    FRIDAY 1/17/2020
     
     
    Test # 1 Today
     
    (No Homework for 3-day weekend)

     
    MONDAY1/20/2020  MLK Day - No school
     
     

      
     TUESDAY 1/21/2019
     
    Lesson:  Products to Sum and Sum to Product formulas.  Also Day one of Establishing Identities
    Practice Set # 7
    page 487 # 1, 5, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23
    page 464 # 23, 27, 41, 53
     

    THURSDAY 1/23/2020
     
    Work Period for Fluency with Establishing Identities.
     
    Practice Set # 8
    page 484 # 69-79 odd
    page 464 # 33, 37, 43-51 odd, 55, 83
     

     FRIDAY 1/24/2020
     
    Work Period for Fluency with Establishing Identities.
     
    Practice Set # 9
    page 464 # 59, 63, 65, 69, 73, 75, 81, 85, 91
    page 474 # 49, 51, 57, 61
    page 483 # 47, 49, 55
     

    MONDAY 1/27/2020

     Lesson on solving Trig equations

    Practice Set # 10
    page 492 # 7,9, 13, 15, 17, 21, 27-47 odd
     

    TUESDAY 1/28/2020

    Lesson:  Solving Trig Equations using Identities.

    Practice Set #11  

    page 501 # 5-33 odd

      


    WEDNESDAY 1/29/2020

    (7 period day altered schedule)

     

     Lesson - Law of Sines and Law of Cosines with Triangles

    Classwork:  

    Page 530 # 19, 25, 31, 33, 35 

    page 537 # 9, 15, 17, 29 

     

    Practice Set # 12  (Practice to prepare for the test)

     page #504 #  1-31 odd, 41, 47, 49, 51, 57, 59, 69, 73, 75, 77,   87, 91, 93, 95, 96  (You do not have to do all of these)

     


    FRIDAY 1/31/2020

    TEST #2 TODAY  (40 minutes) 

     

    No New Lesson 

    Practice Set # 13

    page 493 # 53-61 odd

    page 501 # 35-39 odd, 47-63 odd


    MONDAY 2/3/2020

    Practice Set #14 - Word Problems that use Law of Sines and Law of Cosines.

    Work Time Provided in Class.

    page 530 # 37-49 odd, 53

    page 538 # 43-51 odd

    page 519 # 55, 57, 61, 63, 67, 69, 75, 79, 78*

     


     TUESDAY 2/4/2020
     
     
     Lesson - Area Formulas
     
    Practice Set # 15
     
     page 543 # 5, 11, 17, 25-37 odd, 38, 40, 45  and 

    worksheet   worksheet click here   and 

     page 493 #63-66 all  (mentioned at bottom of worksheet)

     


     Wednesday BLOCKDAY  2/5/2020  (schedule is reversed because of minimum day.  Thus today is 1, 2,3 per block)
     
    Work Time to Prepare for Test On Friday 2/7/2020
     
     
    Practice Set # 16
    page 555# 17, 19, 23, 31, 33, 35, 41, 43, 47-57 odd, 54, 56, 58  (Answers to evens:  54a)2.59 mi, b) 2.92 mi c)2.53 mi,  56a) 131.8 mi  b) 23.1 degrees c) 0.21 hr  58) 8798.67 sq ft)
     
    page 558 chapter test # 13, 14  These answers are in back of book
    page 559  cumulative review #3-6, 9-13 all   These answers are in back of book

     


     FRIDAY 2/7/2020

    TEST #3 Today  

    No Homework For Weekend


     MONDAY 2/10/2020

    Work Period

     Introduction to Polar Coordinates

    Practice Set #17
    Read Section 9.1 and take notes on it, then do:
    page 570 # 11-18 all, 21-27 odd, 31, 33, 39, 43, 45, 53, 55, 59, 61, 65
     

    TUESDAY 2/11/2020
     
    Cal Math League Today
     
     
    Practice Set # 18
     
    page 570 # 67-81 odd
    page 587 # 13-27 odd, 29-36 all
    Read section 9.2 and take notes on symmetry tests

     THURSDAY 2/13/2020
     
    Lesson:  Graphing Polar Equations
     
     
    Practice Set # 19

    click here for exploration classwork

     page 587 # 37-65 odd, 67-70 all

     

     FRIDAY 2/14/2020

    Lesson:  Complex Polor Numbers

    Practice Set # 20

    page 595 # 11-45 odd, 51-59 odd

     


    MONDAY 2/24/2020

    Lesson:  Introduction to Vectors

    Practice Set # 21 page 606 # 7-21 odd and worksheet on polar graphing  click here for worksheet

    click here for KEY

     


    TUESDAY 2/25/2020

    Lesson:  Vector skills - dot product versus scalar product; angle between two vectors, position vectors

     Practice Set 22

    page 614 # 7-17 odd

    page 606 # 27, 29, 37-59 odd

     


     THURSDAY 2/27/2020

    Lesson:  Static Equilibrium problems & Introduction to 3 D vectors.  (To prepare to do weekend's practice set).

     

    No homework - Prepare for test tomorrow.

    Optional:  page 632 # 1-7 odd, 11-69 odd

     


    FRIDAY 2/28/2020  (End of R4 grading Period)

     

    TEST TODAY on polar numbers, complex polar numbers and 2-D vectors

     

    Practice Set #23

     page 607 # 65-73 odd

    page 624 # 17-23 odd, 29-33 odd, 39-43 odd, 47, 51, 55, 59, 61

     


    MONDAY 3/2/2020

     

    Practice Set # 24

     Lesson:  More vector word problems

    Practice Set # 24 page 614 # 29-37 odd, 45

    page 607 # 63, 64, 68. 72

    Answers to Evens:  64) (100cos20)i + (100sin20)j   68)  Right:  657.8 lb; left 516.2 lb   72a)  No the two tractors will have a combined pull of only 11,757.4 pounts which is less than 6 tons.

    72b)  Yes the two tracotrs will have a combined pull of 12,208 pounds which is more than 6 tons.

      


     TUESDAY 3/3/2020

    Work Period
     
    Practice Set # 25
     
     

     


     THURSDAY 3/5/2020

     Lesson:  Cross Products

    Practice Set # 26 worksheet plus page 630 # 15a, 15c, 19all, 23, 27, 33, 39-59 odd   click here for vector worksheet and key

    REMEMBER to review the textbook word problems too!

     
     FRIDAY 3/6/2020

     TEST TODAY - Vector Applications with Calculator & Polar graphs without calculator

    Practice Set :  Read and take notes on sections 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3.  This starts on page 637.  You will need the notes you take for our lesson on Monday.

     


    MONDAY 3/9/2020

    Practice Set # 27  Ellipses

    Page 657 # 17, 27, 33, 37-42 all, 43-49 odd, 55-61 odd

    Answers to evens will be provided in class 

     


     TUESDAY 3/10/2020

     
    Parabolas
    Practice Set #28
    Page 646 # 41-61 odd, 23, 29, 33

     


     THURSDAY 3/12/2020

     
    Hyperbolas
    Practice Set # 29 page 671 # 47-59 odd, 35-45 odd

     FRIDAY 3/13/2020 

    Word Problems - Conic Applications
     
    Practice Set # 30 
    page 647 # 63-75 odd
    page 658 # 69-81 odd
    page 671 # 73-76 all
     
     
    MONDAY 3/16/2020 
     
    Practice Set # 31
     
    page 671 # 65-72 all
    Plus:  Page 686 # 25-35 odd