•  2019 - 2020 Course policy sheet here

     ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE WORKED ON GRAPH PAPER UNLESS GIVEN A WORKSHEET WITH ROOM TO WORK

     

    Current daily skills sheet here

    Weekly SAT practice here

     

     

     

     

    #22 Friday, February 14 

    Curtaz concept review:

         2 daily skills

         On the worksheet, do the "odds" only (check your email if absent!)

    Have an excellent break!

     

     

     

    #21 Thursday, February 13

    Radian measure; the unit circle:

         2 daily skills

         Trig concept review (check email if absent!)

    Test corrections, too.

     

     

     

    #20 Tuesday, February 11

    Angles in the coordinate plane

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 2)

         READ pgs. 704 - 709

         pg. 709 - 711 #2 - 4, 14 - 17

    Test corrections, too.  No Smart period this week.

     

     

     

     

    #19 Monday, February 10

    Right triangle trig and concept review...lots of class work time:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 2)

          pg. 687 - 688 #2, 3, 6, 7, 13 - 16

    Test corrections, too

    No Smart period this week due to Thursday's rally; plan ahead!

     

     

     

    #18 Friday, February 7

    Potpourri of review problems:

         2 daily skills

         pg. 478 # 15, 17

         pg. 509 - 511 #5, 10, 11, 13

         pg. 513 #4

     

     

     

    #17 Wednesday, February 5

    Solving radical equations; concept review and practice:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 1)

         Concept review worksheet (check email after school if absent today)

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

    #16 Tuesday, February 4

    Solving rational equations:

          2 daily skills

          2 SAT (row 1)

          Solving rational equations worksheet (check email around lunch time please)

    Test corrections, too!

    Your "course selection" index card is due tomorrow...we have math block on Wed.

     

     

     

    #15 Monday, February 3

    New way to find horizontal asymptotes; an optimization problem; concept review:

         2 daily skills (new set above)

         2 SAT (new set above...row 1)

         Concept review sheet (check email after lunch if absent)

    Test corrections, too!

    Your "course selection" index card is due on Wednesday.

     

     

     

    #14 Friday, January 31

     

    Finding holes and vertical asymptotes in rational functions:

         2 daily skills

         pg. 502 - 504 # 1 - 3, 5 (no calculator), 8 (don't graph them, just id their attributes), 15, 17

         

     

     

     

    #13 Wednesday, January 29

    Rational functions:

         2 daily skills (available above)

         READ pgs. 490 - 494, especially example B

         pgs. 494 - 497 # 2 - 4, 6 - 8 (number 6 will help you on number 8), 14, 15, 18

         Is the sum and product investigation worksheet finished from last block?  Checking it during the test!

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

    #12 Tuesday, January 28

    Variation:

         2 daily skills

         Variation worksheet (check email if absent)

    Test corrections, too.  Have you finished #7 and 8 from the weekend HW?

    We have math class tomorrow!

     

     

     

    #11 Monday, January 27

    Review of circles, ellipses, distance formula:

         2 daily skills (above)

         2 SAT (row 4)

         pg. 447 # 2a, 5

         pg. 450 - 451 #15 (a, b, c), 20

         pg. 459 - 462 #1 (b, c), 2a, 3a, 4 (a, b, e, f), 5, 6, 14

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

    #10 Friday, January 24

    Finish sum and product of roots; concept review and practice:

         2 daily skills

         Finish back side of investigation on sum and product of roots...be tenacious on #7 and 8!

         pg. 438 #9, 11

         pg. 440 #3 (use what you know from the investigation!)

         pg. 447 #1 (all parts)

     

     

     

     

    #9 Thursday, January 23

    Investigation on the sum and product of quadratic roots; polynomial review

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 3)

         Polynomial worksheet (check email if absent)

    Test corrections, too!

    Checking HW 7 - 10, TC, first page of investigation on Friday during test.

     

     

     

    #8 Tuesday, January 21

    Exploring a new way to solve quadratic equations using Professor Loh's method:

         2 daily skills (new, available above)

         2 SAT (row 3)

         Solving quadratic equations worksheet (emailed to absent students)

    Below is a link to a further exploration and explanation by Professor Loh: (the video is embedded in the article...it's about 40 minutes long; you may want to skip the early explanations since you are well familiar with that part)

    https://www.poshenloh.com/quadraticdetail/

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

     

    #7 Friday, January 17

    More polynomial work:

         2 daily skills

         4 factoring

         Concept worksheet (check email if absent)

    No school Monday

     

     

     

    #6 Thursday, January 16

    QF assessment; Descartes Rule of Signs; concept review:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 2)

         4 factoring

         Concept review sheet (check your email later today if absent!)

    Checking HW 1 - 6 on Friday with your QF practices.

     

     

     

    #5 Tuesday, January 14

    Introduction to the rational root theorem; practice deriving the quadratic formula:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 2)

         4 factoring

         pg. 435 #7, 8, 9, 18 (says "16" on the note sheet...it's 18!)

         Use long division:  a) (x³ + 6x² - x - 30) ÷ (x² + 8x + 15)

                                        b) (x³ - 43x + 42) ÷ (x² + 6x - 7)

         Use synthetic division:  c) (x³ - 2x² - 22x +40) ÷ (x - 4)

                                                d) (x³ - 27) ÷ (x - 3)

                                                e)  (x³ + 3) ÷ (x - 1)

                                                f)  (x^4 - 3x + 2x³ - 6) ÷ (x - 2)

    Practice deriving the quadratic formula one more time (will be checked with Fri HW)

    THURSDAY:  derive the quadratic formula assessment

     

     

     

    #4 Monday, January 13

    Fundamental theorem of algebra; factor theorem; polynomial long and synthetic division:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT (row 2)

         4 factoring

         pg. 435 #12

         pg. 438 #6

         Build the smallest polynomial possible with the given information:

             a) zeros at x = -2, 1, 2 and P(0) = 20

             b) zeros at x = 1 (multiplicity 2), -4i, and P(0) = -8

             c) zeros at x = 0, 3 + 2i (let a = 1)

         Write each of the polynomials above (a, b, and c) in standard form

         Use long division:  d)  (x³ - 7x - 6) ÷ (x + 1)       e) (3x² - x + x³ - 3) ÷ (x² +4x + 3)     

         Use synthetic division:  f) (x³ + x² - 9x - 9) ÷ (x + 1)     g) (5x³ +5x² - 18) ÷ (x + 3)

         If you need to, practice deriving the quadratic formula, complete with reasons for each algebraic step.

     

     

     

    #3 Friday, January 10

    Polynomial attributes:  multiplicity, turning points, extrema, and conjugates

         2 daily skills

         4 factoring

         practice deriving the quadratic formula twice:  once on Friday, once on Sunday

         pg. 427 - 429 # 7, 8, 11 - 13, 15, 18

     

     

     

    #2 Thursday, January 9

    Polynomial attributes; using intercepts and points to build a polynomial

         2 daily skills

         4 factoring

         2 SAT (row 1)

         Fill in the reasons for the algebraic steps provided for deriving the quadratic formula here

         pg. 420 - 423 #2, 3, 8, 9

         READ pg. 423- 426

         pg. 426 #1 - 4

     

     

     

    #1 Wednesday, January 8

    Graphing complex numbers; absolute value of a complex number; derive QF

         2 daily skills (above)

         2 SAT (above)

         4 factoring (above)

         Fill in the algebraic steps for deriving the quadratic formula here  (may download for extra practice!)

         Evaluate a) abs value (3 + 4i); b) abs value (-2 - 5i); c) abs value (5 - 2i)

         pg. 413 # 3(c, d), 4, 5, 8