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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

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)

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)

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

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)