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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 11 "Sets of numbers" and discussion on what it means to show your work. 
Pg. 1013 #111, 2639, 5356, 58, 60, 66, 69, 70, 7275. 
Friday
September 6 
Chapter 12 "Properties of Real Numbers"

Pg. 1719 #114, 4449, 51, 52, 57, 59, 6365. 
Monday September 9 
Ch. 13 "Square Roots"  Page 2426 #117, 3037, 5456, 6265, 74. 
Tuesday September 10 
Ch. 14 "Simplifying algebraic expressions"  Pg. 3032 #110, 17, 2022, 3638, 4353 on #57 justify each step with a property of real numbers. 
Wednesday September 11 
Ch. 15 "Properties of exponents"  Pg. 3841 #121, 3437, 4950, 5661. 
Thursday September 12 
Review of ch. 11 tio 15 Quiz tomorrow!! 
Pg. 43 #122 
Friday September 13 
Ch. 16 "Relations and functions" and Quiz #1 
Pg. 47 #115, 3141a. 
Monday September 16 
Ch. 17 "Function Notation"  Pg. 5456 #111, 2637, 3944. 
Tuesday September 17 
Ch. 18 "Exploring Transformations"  Pg. 6366 #113, 44, 4652, 54. 
Wednesday September 18 
Ch. 19 "Introduction to parent functions"  Pg. 7073 #110, 1722, 2526, 4246, 5153, 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 7679 #155 odd  all answers are in the back! Mind your Warm Ups! 
Tuesday September 24 
Ch. 1 Test  None 
Wednesday September 25 
Ch. 21 "Solving linear equations and inequalities"  Page 9496 #220 even, 4046 even, 47, 49, 51, 58, 59. 
Thursday September 26 
Ch. 22 "Proportional reasoning"  Page 100103 #15, 1013, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 3033, 54, 55. 
Friday September 27 
Ch. 23 "Graphing linear functions" and Intro to programming on the TI84 
Page 109112 #121, 4750, 52, 53. 
Monday September 30 
Ch. 24 "Writing Linear functions" and Your first "very own" program on the TI84s. 
Page 120123 #114, 1920, 2227, 3941, 4446, 48. 
Tuesday October 1 
Ch. 25 "Linear Inequalities in two variables."  Page 128131 #110, 22, 24, 34, 3840, 45, 62. 
Wednesday October 2 
Ch. 26 "Transforming linear functions" IMPORTANT NOTES TAKEN IN CLASS TODAY  YOU WILL NEED A COPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Page 138140 #118, 21, 26, 27, 3134. 
Thursday October 3 
Quiz #2 on ch. 21 to 26 and more on ch. 26 
Practive worksheet 26B 
Friday October 4 
Ch. 27 "Curve fitting with linear models"  Page Page 146149 #14, 7, 911, 16, 1921, 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. 28 "Solving absolute value equations and inequalities"  Page 154156 #113, 2631, 38, 44, 49, 5558. 
Tuesday October 8 
Ch. 29 "Absolute value functions"  Page 161163 #112, 1924, 2729, 38, 43, 46, 55, 56 (only graph #210). 
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. 31 "Using graphs and tables to solve
linear systems" and Ch. 32 "Using Algebraic Methods to solve Linear Systems" 
Page 186189 #13, 6, 7, 10, 11, 3538, 45. and Page 194197 #13, 6, 7, 10, 11, 32, 33c, 36, 37. 
Thursday October 17 
Ch. 33 "Solving systems of linear equations"  Page 202204 #110, 15, 38, 39, 48. 
Friday October 18 
Ch. 34 "Linear Programming"  Page 209 #18, 17, 21. 
Monday October 21 
Problem of the Week: Baker's Choice.  Finish the problem of the week as needed. 
Tuesday October 22 
Ch. 35 "Linear Equations in three dimensions"  Page 216218 #113, 24, 25, 29, 3336, 4345. 
Wednesday October 23 
Ch. 36 "Solving linear systems in three variables"  Page 224225 #28, 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: TI84 programming challenge  Page 229 #1213. 
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. 41 "Matrices and data"  Page 250252 #117, 2327, 2931, 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. 42 "Matrix Multiplication"  Page 257260 #118, 29, 30, 4247, 52. 
Monday November 4 
Ch. 43 "Using Matrices to transform geometric figures"  Page 265267 #19, 25, 2730, 32. 
Tuesday November 5 
Review of ch. 41 to 43 and Quiz Ch. 41 to 43 
Page 269 #121. 
Wednesday November 6 
Ch. 45 "Matrix inverses and solving equations" day 1  Page 282285 #112. 
Thursday November 7 
Ch. 45 "Matrix inverses and solving equations" day 2  Page 282285 #13, 15, 17, 18, 2428, 32, 3642 Use calculator for #13, 25, 26, 32. 
Friday November 8 
Ch. 46 "Row Operations and Augmented Matrices" day 1  Page 287 #110.....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. 51 "Using transformations to graph quadratic functions"  Page 320322 #116, 3341. 
Tuesday November 19 
Ch. 52 "Properties of quadratic functions in standard form"  Pg 328330 #111, 23, 32, 39, 52, 53. 
Wednesday November 20 
Ch. 53 "Solving Quadratic equations by graphing or factoring"  Page 338340 #117, 3739, 47, 6163, 66, 71. 
Thursday November 21 
POW  "We love our cows"  None 
Friday November 22 
No class  conferences  n/a 
Monday November 25 
Ch. 54 "Completing the Square"  Page 345348 #119, 3940, 64ac, 65. 
Tuesday November 26 
No class  conferences  n/a 
Wednesday November 27 
Quadratics and area  page 349 #13 and quiz on 51 to 54 
Finish page 349 #13. 
Monday December 2 
Ch. 55 "Complex numbers and roots"  Page 353355 #121, 2829, 3739, 5865, 86, 88. 
Tuesday December 3 
Ch. 56 "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 361363 #113 odd, 1417, 37, 4548, 56, 59, 65. 
Wednesday December 4 
Today you will have a guest teacher. Review of solving quadratic equations: Page 362363 #54, 55, 6064. and Quiz #5 on solving quadratic equations. 
Page 362363 #54, 55, 6064. 
Thursday December 5 
Ch. 57 "Solving quadratic inequalities"  Page 370373 #111, 14, 16, 34, 47, 51a,b, 53. 
Friday December 6 
Ch. 58 "Curve fitting with quadratic models"  Page 377381 #18, 11, 2023, 3036, 41, 42. 
Monday December 9 
Ch. 59 "Operations with complex numbers"  Page 386 #135. 
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  noncalculator 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 392395: 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. 61 "Polynomials"  Page 410412 #118, 3244, 4749, 61 
Tuesday January 7 
Ch. 62 "Multiplying Polynomials"  Page 418420 #117, 26, 52, 59, 63, 6769. 
Wednesday January 8 
Ch. 63 "Dividing polynomials" day 1  Page 426428 #17, 12, 16, 20, 38, 62. 
Thursday January 9 
Ch. 63 "Dividing polynomials" day 2  Page 426428 #811, 17, 18, 2329, 42, 57, 58. 
Friday January 10 
Ch. 64 "Factoring Polynomials"  Page 433435 #116, 3339, 44, 4648, 5153, 56. 
Monday January 13 
Review of ch. 61 to 64... quiz tomorrow: The great box activity. 
Page 437 #4, 8, 19, 22, 2429. 
Tuesday January 14 
Quiz on ch. 61 to 64 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: #1012 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. 65 "Finding Real Roots of Polynomial Functions"  Page 442444 #29, 1114, 17, 19, 23, 33, 36, 44, 46. 
Tuesday January 28 
Ch. 66 "Fundamental Theorem of Algebra"  Page 449451 #110, 1416, 18, 36, 4447, 53, 54, 67. 
Wednesday January 29 
Review of ch. 65 and 66  Worksheets 65B and 66B 
Thursday January 30 
Ch. 67 "Investigating graphs of polynomial functions"  Page 457459 #122, 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. 68 "Transforming polynomial functions" 
Page 463465 #113, 2224, 3137, 43. 
Tuesday February 4 
Ch. 69 "Curve fitting with polynomial functions"  Page 469471 #111, 1315, 1719, 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 
Districwide Movie day: "First Generation"  None 
Monday February 10 
Ch. 6 test  None 
Tuesday February 11 
Ch. 71 "Exponential Functions, Growth, and Decay  Page 493496 #16, 1115, 17, 2023, 27, 29, 3134. 
Wednesday February 12 
Ch. 72 "Inverses of relations and functions"  Page 501504 #116, 30, 38, 39, 4146, 56, 62. 
Thursday February 13 
4 beast Problems of the Week: good luck :)  Finish the Problems of the Week. 
Tuesday February 18 
Ch. 73 "Logarithmic functions"  Page 509511 #116, 31, 3335, 3742, 47. 
Wednesday February 19 
Ch. 74 "Properties of logarithms" day 1  Page 516519 #110, 2028, 35, 3739, 46, 76 
Thursday February 20 
Ch. 74 "Properties of logarithms" day 2  Page 516519 #1119, 2934, 36, 4045, 49, 5764, 6668. 
Friday February 21 
Review of chapters 73 and 74 and Quiz on 71 to 74 
wksh 728 and 734 
Monday February 24 
Ch. 75 "Exponential and logarithmic equations and inequalities"  Page 526528 #120, 27, 37, 42, 4851. 
Tuesday February 25 
Ch. 76 "The natural base e"  Page 534536 #1, 2, 4, 612, 2123, 25a,b. 
Wednesday February 26 
Review day for the sanity of my students: stations day  Finish worksheets 75 and 76. 
Thursday February 27 
Ch. 77 "Transforming exponential and logarithmic functions"  Page 541544 #121 (graph #13 by hand, use a calc for the rest), 28, 29, 3337, 4042, 58, 6265. 
Friday February 28 
Ch. 78 "Curve fitting with exponential and logarithmic models"  Page 548551 #19, 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. 81 "Variation functions"  Page 573576 #116, 2023, 27, 3136. 
Friday March 7 
Ch. 82 "Multiplying and dividing rational expressions"  Page 580582 #117, 2629, 4749, 52, 53. 
Monday March 10 
Ch. 83 "Adding and Subtracting rational expressions"  Page 588590 #116, 3032, 4952. 
Tuesday March 11 
Ch. 86 "Radical expressions and rational exponents"  Page 614617 #129, 4956, 58, 61, 6371 odd, 83, 89, 90. 
Wednesday March 12 
Review day: ch. 81, 2, 3, 6. GREED game for homework passes 
None 
Thursday March 13 
Ch. 87 "Radical functions"  Page 624627#120, 23, 47, 55, 6063, 70, 71. 
Monday March 17 
Ch. 88 "Solving Radical Equations and Inequalities"  Page 632635 #1, 226 even, 45, 4750, 53, 58, 60, 6771. 
Tuesday March 18 
Review of ch. 8 and Quiz on ch. 81 to 85 
Page 638641 #5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 30, 34, 35, 5161, 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. 92 "Piecewise functions"  Page 666669 #18, , 16, 18, 21, 22, 25, 27, 30, 36, 37. 
Wednesday March 26 
Ch. 94 "Composition of functions"  Page 686688 #114, 25, 26, 35, 4548. 
Thursday March 27 
Ch. 95 "Functions and their inverses" and Review of ch. 8 test 
Page 693696 #111, 13, 15, 1719, 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. 96 "Modeling RealWorld Data"  Page 702703 #18 Page 706 #17 
Tuesday April 8 
Review of ch. 9 on whiteboards  Page 708711 #7, 10, 11, 17, 21, 23, 25, 28, 32, 34 
Wednesday April 9 
Quiz for ch. 9  Pg. 719 #115. 
Thursday April 10 
Ch. 101 "Intro to conic sections"  Page 726728 #113, 19, 3536, 42, 4648, 54. 
Friday April 11 
Ch. 102 "Circles"  Page 732734 #18, 1011, 2526, 2931, 36, 37. 
Monday April 14 
Ch. 103 "Ellipses"  Page 740742 #112, 29, 30, 32, 3435, 37. 
Tuesday April 15 
Review of ch. 102 and 103 and popquiz on ch. 102 and 103.....well, it will be a pop quiz to all who do not read it here..... 
Page 732734 #16, 38. Page 740742 #18, 24, 25, 28, 31, 3840. (10 questions total) 
Wednesday April 16 
Ch. 104 "Hyperbolas"  Page 748749 #17, 915 odd, 31, 3436, 42. 
Thursday April 17 
...after 48 hours of pondering, finishing the popquiz from Tuesday.  Page 748749 #27, 28, 3032, 50, 51. Just 7 questions  do them well! 
Friday April 18 
Ch. 105 "Parabolas"  Page 755757 #113, 26, 28, 29, 36, 38, 4448. 
Monday April 21 
Review for the ch. 10 test  Game day: 1 v. 1 challenges  Page 778780 #whatever you need to do  all
answers are in the back!! 
The next quiz will be on :  Tue 4/15  Ch. 102 and 103 
The next test will be on:  Wed. 4/23  Ch. 10 
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