Algebra 2

 

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Date

In Class Work Homework
Wednesday

September 4

Classroom Rules and Procedures.

Introductions and Parent Letters.

Passing out of books.

"Trick Questions Ice Breaker"

Get parent letter signed.

Acquire the required supplies.

Finish essay: "What you should know about me."

Thursday

September 5

Intro to the class website

and

Chapter 1-1 "Sets of numbers" and discussion on what it means to show your work.

Pg. 10-13 #1-11, 26-39, 53-56, 58, 60, 66, 69, 70, 72-75.
Friday

September 6

 

Chapter 1-2 "Properties of Real Numbers"

 

Pg. 17-19 #1-14, 44-49, 51, 52, 57, 59, 63-65.
Monday

September 9
Ch. 1-3 "Square Roots" Page 24-26 #1-17, 30-37, 54-56, 62-65, 74.
Tuesday

September 10
Ch. 1-4 "Simplifying algebraic expressions" Pg. 30-32 #1-10, 17, 20-22, 36-38, 43-53

on #5-7 justify each step with a property of real numbers.
Wednesday

September 11
Ch. 1-5 "Properties of exponents" Pg. 38-41 #1-21, 34-37, 49-50, 56-61.
Thursday

September 12
Review of ch. 1-1 tio 1-5
Quiz tomorrow!!
Pg. 43 #1-22
Friday

September 13
Ch. 1-6 "Relations and functions"

and

Quiz #1
Pg. 47 #1-15, 31-41a.
Monday

September 16
Ch. 1-7 "Function Notation" Pg. 54-56 #1-11, 26-37, 39-44.
Tuesday

September 17
Ch. 1-8 "Exploring Transformations" Pg. 63-66 #1-13, 44, 46-52, 54.
Wednesday

September 18
Ch. 1-9 "Introduction to parent functions" Pg. 70-73 #1-10, 17-22, 25-26, 42-46, 51-53, 40**... oh yeah, I'm checking #40.
Thursday

September 19
Problem of the Week:  "The Monkey and his banana." None
Friday

September 20
Ch. 1 Pretest Finish the pretest and study!
Monday

September 23
Review for Ch. 1 Test:  boys v. girls Optional but highly recommended:  Page 76-79 #1-55 odd - all answers are in the back!  Mind your Warm Ups!
Tuesday

September 24
Ch. 1 Test None
Wednesday

September 25
Ch. 2-1 "Solving linear equations and inequalities" Page 94-96 #2-20 even, 40-46 even, 47, 49, 51, 58, 59.
Thursday

September 26
Ch. 2-2 "Proportional reasoning" Page 100-103 #1-5, 10-13, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 30-33, 54, 55.
Friday

September 27
Ch. 2-3 "Graphing linear functions"

and

Intro to programming on the TI-84
Page 109-112 #1-21, 47-50, 52, 53.
Monday

September 30
Ch. 2-4 "Writing Linear functions"

and

Your first "very own" program on the TI-84s.
Page 120-123 #1-14, 19-20, 22-27, 39-41, 44-46, 48.
Tuesday

October 1
Ch. 2-5 "Linear Inequalities in two variables." Page 128-131 #1-10, 22, 24, 34, 38-40, 45, 62.
Wednesday

October 2
Ch. 2-6 "Transforming linear functions"  IMPORTANT NOTES TAKEN IN CLASS TODAY - YOU WILL NEED A COPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Page 138-140 #1-18, 21, 26, 27, 31-34.
Thursday

October 3
Quiz #2 on ch. 2-1 to 2-6 and

more on ch. 2-6
Practive worksheet 2-6B
Friday

October 4
Ch. 2-7 "Curve fitting with linear models" Page Page 146-149 #1-4, 7, 9-11, 16, 19-21, 24.

Except for #3 and #7, which you must do by hand on paper, you may do the rest of the scatter plots on your graphing calculators.  Make sure you look at the plots for #24 very carefully.
Monday

October 7
Ch. 2-8 "Solving absolute value equations and inequalities" Page 154-156 #1-13, 26-31, 38, 44, 49, 55-58.
Tuesday

October 8
Ch. 2-9 "Absolute value functions" Page 161-163 #1-12, 19-24, 27-29, 38, 43, 46, 55, 56 (only graph #2-10).
Wednesday

October 9
Pretest for ch. 2 Finish the pretest, redo it, study it, become one with it.
Thursday

October 10
Review for ch. 2 test - game day Study for the test as needed.   Consider reviewing questions from the Chapter Review and take a careful look at your warm ups.
Friday

October 11
Ch. 2 Test None
Tuesday

October 15
Problem of the week #2 - "The clock hands" Finish the problem of the week as needed.
Wednesday

October 16
Ch. 3-1 "Using graphs and tables to solve linear systems"

and

Ch. 3-2 "Using Algebraic Methods to solve Linear Systems"
Page 186-189 #1-3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 35-38, 45.

and

Page 194-197 #1-3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 32, 33c, 36, 37.
Thursday

October 17
Ch. 3-3 "Solving systems of linear equations" Page 202-204 #1-10, 15, 38, 39, 48.
Friday

October 18
Ch. 3-4 "Linear Programming" Page 209 #1-8, 17, 21.
Monday

October 21
Problem of the Week:  Baker's Choice. Finish the problem of the week as needed.
Tuesday

October 22
Ch. 3-5 "Linear Equations in three dimensions" Page 216-218 #1-13, 24, 25, 29, 33-36, 43-45.
Wednesday

October 23
Ch. 3-6 "Solving linear systems in three variables" Page 224-225 #2-8, 11, 15, 20, 21.

Extra Credit:  On a poster (like 2x3 feet or so), solve #23 on page 226.  I will post them in the room as a testament to your genius.  Be neat.  Due Monday, 10/28.
Thursday

October 24
POW:  TI-84 programming challenge Page 229 #12-13.
Friday

October 25
Ch. 3 Pretest Finish the pretest and study as needed.  The chapter review in the book would be a great place to start.
Monday

October 28
Final review for the ch. 3 test:  Boys v. Girls Game
Study for the test.
Tuesday

October 29
Ch. 3 test None
Wednesday

October 30
Ch. 4-1 "Matrices and data" Page 250-252 #1-17, 23-27, 29-31, 36.
Thursday

October 31
Game Day: "Oh Shoot! Rematch" None.  Just don't eat too much candy and miss school with a stomach ache tomorrow!
Friday

November 1
Ch. 4-2 "Matrix Multiplication" Page 257-260 #1-18, 29, 30, 42-47, 52.
Monday

November 4
Ch. 4-3 "Using Matrices to transform geometric figures" Page 265-267 #1-9, 25, 27-30, 32.
Tuesday

November 5
Review of ch. 4-1 to 4-3

and

Quiz Ch. 4-1 to 4-3
Page 269 #1-21.
Wednesday

November 6
Ch. 4-5 "Matrix inverses and solving equations" day 1 Page 282-285 #1-12.
Thursday

November 7
Ch. 4-5 "Matrix inverses and solving equations" day 2 Page 282-285 #13, 15, 17, 18, 24-28, 32, 36-42

Use calculator for #13, 25, 26, 32.
Friday

November 8
Ch. 4-6 "Row Operations and Augmented Matrices" day 1 Page 287 #1-10.....keepin' it short....
Tuesday

November 12
Problems of the week:  Solving a 3x3 with row operations and the beast area percentage question Finish the two questions started in class.
Wednesday

November 13
Ch. 4 Pretest Finish the pretest
Thursday

November 14
Review Game Day:  boys v. girls Hexagons Study for the test!
Friday

November 15
Ch. 4 Test None
Monday

November 18
Ch. 5-1 "Using transformations to graph quadratic functions" Page 320-322 #1-16, 33-41.
Tuesday

November 19
Ch. 5-2 "Properties of quadratic functions in standard form" Pg 328-330 #1-11, 23, 32, 39, 52, 53.
Wednesday

November 20
Ch. 5-3 "Solving Quadratic equations by graphing or factoring" Page 338-340 #1-17, 37-39, 47, 61-63, 66, 71.
Thursday

November 21
POW - "We love our cows" None
Friday

November 22
No class - conferences n/a
Monday

November 25
Ch. 5-4 "Completing the Square" Page 345-348 #1-19, 39-40, 64a-c, 65.
Tuesday

November 26
No class - conferences n/a
Wednesday

November 27
Quadratics and area - page 349 #1-3

and

quiz on 5-1 to 5-4
Finish page 349 #1-3.
Monday

December 2
Ch. 5-5 "Complex numbers and roots" Page 353-355 #1-21, 28-29, 37-39, 58-65, 86, 88.
Tuesday

December 3
Ch. 5-6 "The Quadratic formula" You must be able to PROVE the quadratic formula - study it as needed for a hypothetical quiz in the near future,

and

Page 361-363 #1-13 odd, 14-17, 37, 45-48, 56, 59, 65.
Wednesday

December 4
Today you will have a guest teacher.

Review of solving quadratic equations: Page 362-363 #54, 55, 60-64.

and

Quiz #5 on solving quadratic equations.
Page 362-363 #54, 55, 60-64.
Thursday

December 5
Ch. 5-7 "Solving quadratic inequalities" Page 370-373 #1-11, 14, 16, 34, 47, 51a,b, 53.
Friday

December 6
Ch. 5-8 "Curve fitting with quadratic models" Page 377-381 #1-8, 11, 20-23, 30-36, 41, 42.
Monday

December 9
Ch. 5-9 "Operations with complex numbers" Page 386 #1-35.
Tuesday

December 10
Ch. 5 pretest Finish the pretest and study it as needed.
Wednesday

December 11
Problems of the week:  click here for mental exhiliration. Finish the POWs as needed.
Thursday

December 12
Test ch. 5 - calculator portion Study for tomorrow's test
Friday

December 13
Test ch. 5 - non-calculator portion None
Monday

December 16
Review of the ch. 5 test:

Students did not do well enough on this test to move on so today we will dedicate the day to doing test corrections.
Finish the test corrections.
Tuesday

December 17
Review on whiteboards:  chapter 5 Page 392-395:  do two problems from each section for a total of 18 questions.

Choose questions that seem hard to you.  Check all your own answers in the back.
Wednesday

December 18
Chapter 5 test retake. None.
Thursday

December 19
Factoring polynomials day: worksheet 13.11 and 13.17 Finish the worksheets we started in class.
Friday

December 20
No class. Have a great break!
Monday

January 6
Ch. 6-1 "Polynomials" Page 410-412 #1-18, 32-44, 47-49, 61
Tuesday

January 7
Ch. 6-2 "Multiplying Polynomials" Page 418-420 #1-17, 26, 52, 59, 63, 67-69.
Wednesday

January 8
Ch. 6-3 "Dividing polynomials" day 1 Page 426-428 #1-7, 12, 16, 20, 38, 62.
Thursday

January 9
Ch. 6-3 "Dividing polynomials" day 2 Page 426-428 #8-11, 17, 18, 23-29, 42, 57, 58.
Friday

January 10
Ch. 6-4 "Factoring Polynomials" Page 433-435 #1-16, 33-39, 44, 46-48, 51-53, 56.
Monday

January 13
Review of ch. 6-1 to 6-4... quiz tomorrow:

The great box activity.
Page 437 #4, 8, 19, 22, 24-29.
Tuesday

January 14
Quiz on ch. 6-1 to 6-4

and

more practice on factoring:  worksheet 13.18
Finish worksheet 13.18
Wednesday

January 15
Review midterm final: review packet part 1 Finish the first part of the review packet
Thursday

January 16
Review midterm final: day 2 Ch. 1 study guide: #36, 40, 48, 49.
Ch. 2 study guide: #13, 42.
Ch. 3 study guide: #10-12
Page 211 #27, 28
Friday

January 17
Review midterm final: review packet part 2 Finish the second part of the review packet
Monday

January 20
No School  
Tuesday

January 21
Review midterm final: day 4 Ch. 4 study guide: #7, 12
Ch. 5 study guide: #13, 14, 33, 72, 80, 92.
Page 347 #64.
Wednesday

January 22
Final Exam part 1 None
Thursday

January 23
Final Exam part 2 None
Friday

January 24
Ch. 6-5 "Finding Real Roots of Polynomial Functions" Page 442-444 #2-9, 11-14, 17, 19, 23, 33, 36, 44, 46.
Tuesday

January 28
Ch. 6-6 "Fundamental Theorem of Algebra" Page 449-451 #1-10, 14-16, 18, 36, 44-47, 53, 54, 67.
Wednesday

January 29
Review of ch. 6-5 and 6-6 Worksheets 6-5B and 6-6B
Thursday

January 30
Ch. 6-7 "Investigating graphs of polynomial functions" Page 457-459 #1-22, 43, 45, 46, 48, 49, 59.
Friday

January 31
Reveiw of graphing polynomial functions

and

Quiz #1 - solving polynomial equations.
Superbowl viewing!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday

February 3

Ch. 6-8 "Transforming polynomial functions"
Page 463-465 #1-13, 22-24, 31-37, 43.
Tuesday

February 4
Ch. 6-9 "Curve fitting with polynomial functions" Page 469-471 #1-11, 13-15, 17-19, 29, 30.
Wednesday

February 5
Review for the test:  game day Study for the test using the questions in the chapter review as needed.
Thursday

February 6
Pretest ch. 6 Finish the pretest.  Click here for the answers.
Friday

February 7
Distric-wide Movie day: "First Generation" None
Monday

February 10
Ch. 6 test None
Tuesday

February 11
Ch. 7-1 "Exponential Functions, Growth, and Decay Page 493-496 #1-6, 11-15, 17, 20-23, 27, 29, 31-34.
Wednesday

February 12
Ch. 7-2 "Inverses of relations and functions" Page 501-504 #1-16, 30, 38, 39, 41-46, 56, 62.
Thursday

February 13
4 beast Problems of the Week:  good luck   :) Finish the Problems of the Week.
Tuesday

February 18
Ch. 7-3 "Logarithmic functions" Page 509-511 #1-16, 31, 33-35, 37-42, 47.
Wednesday

February 19
Ch. 7-4 "Properties of logarithms" day 1 Page 516-519 #1-10, 20-28, 35, 37-39, 46, 76
Thursday

February 20
Ch. 7-4 "Properties of logarithms" day 2 Page 516-519 #11-19, 29-34, 36, 40-45, 49, 57-64, 66-68.
Friday

February 21
Review of chapters 7-3 and 7-4

and

Quiz on 7-1 to 7-4
wksh 7-28 and 7-34
Monday

February 24
Ch. 7-5 "Exponential and logarithmic equations and inequalities" Page 526-528 #1-20, 27, 37, 42, 48-51.
Tuesday

February 25
Ch. 7-6 "The natural base e" Page 534-536 #1, 2, 4, 6-12, 21-23, 25a,b.
Wednesday

February 26
Review day for the sanity of my students:  stations day Finish worksheets 7-5 and 7-6.
Thursday

February 27
Ch. 7-7 "Transforming exponential and logarithmic functions" Page 541-544 #1-21 (graph #1-3 by hand, use a calc for the rest), 28, 29, 33-37, 40-42, 58, 62-65.
Friday

February 28
Ch. 7-8 "Curve fitting with exponential and logarithmic models" Page 548-551 #1-9, 13, 14, 17, 21, 24, 29, 40.
Monday

March 3
Ch. 7 Pretest Finish Pretest
Tuesday

March 4
Review of pretest and final whiteboard review Take test on page 558, answers have been provided in class.
Wednesday

March 5
Test ch. 7 None
Thursday

March 6
Ch. 8-1 "Variation functions" Page 573-576 #1-16, 20-23, 27, 31-36.
Friday

March 7
Ch. 8-2 "Multiplying and dividing rational expressions" Page 580-582 #1-17, 26-29, 47-49, 52, 53.
Monday

March 10
Ch. 8-3 "Adding and Subtracting rational expressions" Page 588-590 #1-16, 30-32, 49-52.
Tuesday

March 11
Ch. 8-6 "Radical expressions and rational exponents" Page 614-617 #1-29, 49-56, 58, 61, 63-71 odd, 83, 89, 90.
Wednesday

March 12
Review day:  ch. 8-1, 2, 3, 6.

GREED game for homework passes
None
Thursday

March 13
Ch. 8-7 "Radical functions" Page 624-627#1-20, 23, 47, 55, 60-63, 70, 71.
Monday

March 17
Ch. 8-8 "Solving Radical Equations and Inequalities" Page 632-635 #1, 2-26 even, 45, 47-50, 53, 58, 60, 67-71.
Tuesday

March 18
Review of ch. 8

and

Quiz on ch. 8-1 to 8-5
Page 638-641 #5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 30, 34, 35, 51-61, 72, 79, 80, 84.
Wednesday

March 19

Review of yesterday's tragic quiz

None
Thursday

March 20
Ch. 8 pretest Finish the ch. 8 pretest

Find the key here.
Friday

March 21
Review Game day  
Monday

March 24
Ch. 8 test None
Tuesday

March 25
Ch. 9-2 "Piecewise functions" Page 666-669 #1-8, , 16, 18, 21, 22, 25, 27, 30, 36, 37.
Wednesday

March 26
Ch. 9-4 "Composition of functions" Page 686-688 #1-14, 25, 26, 35, 45-48.
Thursday

March 27
Ch. 9-5 "Functions and their inverses"

and

Review of ch. 8 test
Page 693-696 #1-11, 13, 15, 17-19, 27, 31, 32,37, 41, 42, 44, 54.
Friday

March 28
This hour we will have this year's monthly "Problem of the week" day!!

Finish the problems of the week.
Monday

April 7
Ch. 9-6 "Modeling Real-World Data" Page 702-703 #1-8

Page 706 #1-7
Tuesday

April 8
Review of ch. 9 on whiteboards Page 708-711 #7, 10, 11, 17, 21, 23, 25, 28, 32, 34
Wednesday

April 9
Quiz for ch. 9 Pg. 719 #1-15.
Thursday

April 10
Ch. 10-1 "Intro to conic sections" Page 726-728 #1-13, 19, 35-36, 42, 46-48, 54.
Friday

April 11
Ch. 10-2 "Circles" Page 732-734 #1-8, 10-11, 25-26, 29-31, 36, 37.
Monday

April 14
Ch. 10-3 "Ellipses" Page 740-742 #1-12, 29, 30, 32, 34-35, 37.
Tuesday

April 15
Review of ch. 10-2 and 10-3

and

pop-quiz on ch. 10-2 and 10-3.....well, it will be a pop quiz to all who do not read it here.....
Page 732-734 #16, 38.

Page 740-742 #18, 24, 25, 28, 31, 38-40.

(10 questions total)
Wednesday

April 16
Ch. 10-4 "Hyperbolas" Page 748-749 #1-7, 9-15 odd, 31, 34-36, 42.
Thursday

April 17
...after 48 hours of pondering, finishing the pop-quiz from Tuesday. Page 748-749 #27, 28, 30-32, 50, 51.

Just 7 questions - do them well!
Friday

April 18
Ch. 10-5 "Parabolas" Page 755-757 #1-13, 26, 28, 29, 36, 38, 44-48.
Monday

April 21
Review for the ch. 10 test - Game day:  1 v. 1 challenges Page 778-780 #whatever you need to do - all answers are in the back!!

 

Upcoming Assessments

The next quiz will be on : Tue 4/15 Ch. 10-2 and 10-3
The next test will be on: Wed. 4/23 Ch. 10

 

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