•  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 October here

     

     

     

    #35 Tuesday, October 22

    Solving exponential equations:

         2 daily skills (available above)

         2 SAT problems (row 3)

         Concept practice (check your email if absent)

    Test corrections should be started (or finished); no Smart or study center on Thurs.

    Don't forget to go back and finish HW #32!

     

     

     

     

    #34 Monday, October 21

    A particular logarithmic property; the common log; solving exponential equations:

         2 daily skills (new set available above!)

         2 SAT questions (row 3)

         pg. 290 - 292 #3, 5, 8 - 14 evens (be sure to write the problem!)

    Test corrections (start them today...no Smart, no study center this week)

     

     

     

    #33 Friday, October 18

    Working with exponents and logarithms with a little review, too:

         2 daily skills

         pg. 286 # 15 - 17, 19

         pg. 290 # 1, 2 (write the original problems)

         pg. 193 - 194 # 1, 2, 4

         FINISH #32 from block day #23 to the end of the assignment.

     

     

     

    #32 Thursday, October 17

    Logarithms (lesson), concept review:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT problems (checking the first two rows on Friday)

         Function concept worksheet (checking through problem #22 on Friday)  check email if absent...a copy will be sent to you middle of the day.

    Checking HW #26 - 32 (up to problem 22), TC, DS, SAT on Friday

     

     

     

    #31 Tuesday, October 15

    Inverses of functions:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT questions

         pg. 242 #9, 10

         READ section 5.5

         DO pgs. 284 - 286 # 3, 4a...find its inverse, 5 (a - d), 7, 8, 12, 14

    Test corrections should be finshed; come to class on Thursday completely caught up so all you have to do on Thursday is that day's assignment.

     

     

     

    #30 Monday, October 14

    Domain and Range of relations and functions:

         2 daily skills (available above!)

         2 SAT problems for the week (available above!)

         Domain and range worksheet (will be emailed to absent students)

    Finish your test corrections, please.

        

     

     

     

    #29 Friday, October 11

    Evaluating functions; composition of functions:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT problems for the week (may write on your sheet)

         Function and exponential worksheet (check your email if absent)

    Are those test corrections finished yet?

     

     

     

    #28 Thursday, October 10

    Review mini-investigations of graphs y = b^x; using reciprocal powers to solve equations; intro to functions:

         2 daily skills

         2 SAT for the week

    Be sure to write "the givens" on each problem as discussed on Monday...    

         pg. 272 - 273 #12 (a, b), 13, 14 without calculator

         pg. 277 - 279 #2, 3 (a, b without calculator), 4, then choose 3 problems from #7 - 11, 13

    You should also be working on test corrections!

     

     

     

    #27 Monday, October 7

    Exponential functions:

         2 daily skills (new set above!)

         2 SAT problems any time during the week, may write on the sheet (above)

         pg. 255 - 256 # 2, 3 - 9 odds (use complete sentences when describing)

    Test corrections, too, if you did not earn an A on Friday.

     

     

     

    #26 Friday, October 4

    More work with exponents, some concept review:

         2 daily skills

         Exponent worksheet (check your email after noon if absent!)

     

     

     

    #25 Wednesday, October 2

    Exponent review; solving equations using the "same base"

         2 daily skills

         Be sure to write the given expression or equation!  pg. 262 #1 - 6 (calculator okay on #5 only)

         pg. 258 #15 (calc okay)

    Test corrections, too!  Test on Friday

     

     

     

    #24 Tuesday, October 1

    Writing quadratic sequence rules using systems and finite differences:

         2 daily skills

         6 sequences rules using 6 different methods (emailed to absent students)

    Test corrections, too!

    We have math tomorrow; study center from 5 - 6:30.

     

     

     

    #23 Monday, September 30

    More patterning (work period due to holiday):

         2 daily skills

         Patterning worksheet...please draw each figure in the givens, not just the "next term"  (will be emailed to absent students)

    Start working on your test corrections

     

     

     

    #22 Friday, September 27

    Patterning and sequences:

         2 daily skills

         Patterning worksheet (emailed to absent students)

    If you are going to miss class on Monday due to the holiday and did not pick up the worksheet in class on Friday, please email Mrs. Schrick now to get a copy.  We will just be working on the worksheet in class.

     

     

     

    #21 Thursday, September 26

    Patterning and sequences (lesson); concept review and practice:

         2 daily skills

         Concept review sheet (2nd period may stop by before Smart to pick up early)

    Test corrections, too!  Testing tomorrow...

    If you want to check out a graphing calculator for the year to keep at home, please email now... jschrick@redwood.org . The calculators are available on a "first come, first served" basis; please do not email during any class period as you are not to use your phone in classes

     

     

     

    #20 Tuesday, September 24

    Sequence and series applications:

         2 daily skills (new set above!)

         pg. 540 - 541 # 3, 4, 6

         pg. 543 #2

         Using algebra, find the values of a and b given the sum from n = 1 to 10 of (an + b) is 145 and the sum from n = 0 to 99 of (an + b) is 14,650.

    Test corrections, too!

    If you want to check out a graphing calculator for the year to keep at home, please email now... jschrick@redwood.org . The calculators are available on a "first come, first served" basis; please do not email during any class period as you are not to use your phone in classes

     

     

     

    #19 Monday, September 23...happy first day of autumn

    Partial sums of geometric series:

         2 daily skills (new set available above!)

         pg. 535 # 2 - 10 EVENS, 15, 17 

    (If you need to find which term has a certain value in a geometric sequence, use the table...put your rule in the y= and then set the table.  Look for the n (or x) value that is closest to the given U sub n value.  OR, use guess and check)

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

    #18 Friday, September 20

    Explicit geometric sequence rules; infinite geometric series:

         2 daily skills

         pg. 529 - 531 #6, 8 - 11, 15, 16

     

     

     

    #17 Thursday, September 19

    Explicit geometric sequence rules; infinite geometric series; concept practice:

         2 daily skills

         Concept practice worksheet (if missing due to workshop, stop by before school today to pick up or check email later today)

    Testing on Friday!  Be sure all assignments are complete (with givens!) and highlighted, as well as your test corrections.

     

     

     

    #16 Tuesday, September 17

    Arithmetic series; sigma notation:

         2 daily skills

         pgs. 522 - 524 # 6, 10*, 11 (a - d), 13*, 16, 18

    Here is a link to a video tutorial for #10 d...please check your email and read that before you watch the video!  https://www.showme.com/sh?h=yHGal6G

    *On these problems, you may need to use the quadratic formula and then think about what the solutions mean

    Test corrections, too!

     

     

     

    #15 Monday, September 16

    Explicit Arithmetic Sequences and linear equations:

         2 daily skills (available above)

    Please write slopes in fraction form, improperly if need be

         pg. 127 - 130 # 2, 4, 10 - 12, 14 (You don't need to plot points on #11)

         pg. 134 - 137 # 1 (a, b), 4 (a, b), 5, 8, 10, 17 (make a quick sketch)

         READ pg. 135 "engineering connection"

    Test corrections...do a few a day.

     

     

     

    #14 Friday, September 13

    Preparing for Series:

         2 daily skills (available above!)

         pg. 517 # 1 - 5 (yes, this is the correct page!)

     

     

     

    #13 Wednesday, September 11 (never forget...)

    Intro to series; how many grains of rice...?

        2 daily skills

        Intro to series worksheet

    Test Friday...please have your assignments #10 - 13 highlighted, post-it has moved, test corrections finished and highlighted, too. The test won't be any longer than a non-block day test.

     

     

     

    #12 Tuesday, September 10

    Using two sequence rules in a closed system:

    Remember: all homework is on graph paper unless otherwise stated; write the original problem or its facts; leave a trail of math rather than just stating the answer.     

         2 daily skills (new ones available above!)

         Read pg. 73 "Review"

         do pg. 73 - 75 # 1, 2, 3, 7, 8

    Test corrections, too! The Friday test will be the same length as a regular Friday test, not longer.

     

     

     

    #11 Monday, September 9

    Rules for shifted geometric sequences (an exploration); Prius vs. Leaf

         2 daily skills (new set available above)

         pg. 66 - 67 # 1, 4, 7, 10, 12 (please write the given rule; use complete sentences when asked to justify or explain)

    Test corrections if you didn't earn an A on Friday's test...on graph paper, write the given rule or problem. Please check solutions with your teacher or the Key posted in room 253 and 257.

     

     

     

    #10 Friday, September 6

    More recursion with investments:

         2 daily skills

         pg. 59 #4

         pg. 61 #13, 15

     

     

     

    #9 Thursday, September 5

    Graphing sequences; long run values; concept review:

         2 daily skills (see above if needed)

         Concept review sheet

         Is HW #6 finished yet?  If not, do the last part from last Thursday!

    Test Friday. Please move the post-it so that HW 6 - 9 or 9 - 6 AND test corrections are easily found. If you earned a grade on your test that was less than an A, you have test corrections to do...on graph paper please. Highlight the title "TC."

     

     

     

    #8 Tuesday, September 3

    Graphing sequences:

          2 daily skills (available above)

          pg. 53 # 10, 12, 14 (please sketch the given graph and/or write the given formula)

          pg. 58 - 60 # 1, 2, 6 - 8 (please use complete sentences; may use word processor if you like)

    Test corrections!*

    *If you earned less than an A on your weekly test last Friday, you need to do test corrections. Please do them on graph paper: write the original problem and rework it (then check the posted key to see if correct; if not, ask for help). Highlight the title with "TC."  These will be checked on Friday with homework.

     

     

     

    #7 Friday, August 30

    A first look at limits:

        2 daily skills (above link if needed)

        READ the definitions (note if needed) on page 33 and 35

        do pg. 36 #2

        READ pgs. 50 - 51...note the definition for limit and "shifted geometric sequence"

        do pgs. 50 - 51 # 1 (a, c only), 2, 3 (a, c only), 5 - 8

    Send an email to Mrs. Schrick if you need help.

    No school Monday...

     

     

     

    #6 Thursday, August 29

    A first look at limits (lesson); concept review (assignment):

    Checking HW #1 - 5, and through page 29 on #6, on Friday

    2 daily skills

    pg. 12 #7, 8

    pg. 21 #12, 13

    pg. 22 #3 (give solutions in exact or simplified radical form)

    pg. 29 #2, 3, 4

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    pg. 36 # 3

    pg. 43 #3, 7, 8

    Test tomorrow; study center tonight from 5 - 6:30

    Please have assignments 1 - 6 in order (1 to 6 or 6 to 1), highlight the assignment number AND the daily skills, and put a post-it on the place where the checking starts before class begins on Friday.

     

     

     

    #5 Tuesday, August 27

    Modeling growth and decay:

    You may use a calculator for this assignment; please work on graph paper. Do not just write down answers...write something about the problem and leave a math trail.

         2 daily skills (available above)

         READ pgs. 40 - 43

         pg. 43 - 46 Do #1 orally and then do # 5, 6, 10 - 12, 16, 17, 19

    Need help? Send an email to jschrick@redwood.org or come in to 253 on Thursday morning!

    Reminder: Smart passes are given out until 7:45 am on Thursday; you may request one via email up until that time.

     

     

     

    #4 Monday, August 26

    Recursively defined sequences:

    ON GRAPH PAPER PLEASE!

         2 daily skills (Write the problem and then highlight or box the number. Available above)

         Read section 1.1 and note any definitions that you missed in class

    For each of the following, be sure to write the given sequence and then give the recursive rule, or write the recursive rule and then give the sequence:

          pg. 36 - 39 # 1, 4, 5, 8, 11, 13 (a, b only), 15 -- 18

    *Sign up for the email help group

    *Send a question to Mrs. Schrick if you need help!

    *Bring your book to class daily

     

     

     

    #3 Friday, August 23

    Solving literal equations (solving for a given variable):

         Worksheet here

    You need graph paper starting on Monday; you will get the text book on Monday.

    Please:

    · Get your calculator card signed (even if you have a calculator)

    · Please review the policy sheet thoroughly and place in binder or notebook

    · Sign up for email help group by sending an email to jschrick@redwood.org with subject: HAA email help group (use an email address that you check!)

    · Get graph paper (either loose paper, on a pad/tablet, in a notebook)...Mrs. Schrick sells Five Star graph notebooks for $4.00 during her help times

     

     

     

    #2 Thursday, August 22

    More work with linear equations and graphing:

         Worksheet here (you may write directly on the worksheet)

    Please:

    · Get your calculator card signed (even if you have a calculator)

    · Please review the policy sheet thoroughly and place in binder or notebook

    · Sign up for email help group by sending an email to jschrick@redwood.org with subject: HAA email help group (use an email address that you check!)

    · Get graph paper (either loose paper, on a pad/tablet, in a notebook)...Mrs. Schrick sells Five Star graph notebooks for $4.00 during her help times

     

     

     

    #1 Wednesday, August 21

    Review solving equations and lines:

         Worksheet here (you may do the work directly on the worksheet)

    Please:

    · Get your calculator card signed (even if you have a calculator)

    · Please review the policy sheet thoroughly and place in binder or notebook

    · Sign up for email help group by sending an email to jschrick@redwood.org with subject: HAA email help group (use an email address that you check!)

    · Get graph paper (either loose paper, on a pad/tablet, in a notebook)...Mrs. Schrick sells Five Star graph notebooks for $4.00 during her help times