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Course Description

Monday, December 10

test 5;
begin reviewing chapters 1-5 for the semester exam


Friday, December 7

discussed quiz 5.2;
reviewed chapter 5;
test 5 on Monday

Thursday, December 6

quiz 5.2;
test 5 on Monday

Wednesday, December 5

discussed p.383;
reviewed the 2nd half of chapter 5;
quiz 5.2 tomorrow

Tuesday, December 4

discussed finding all zeros of polynomials;
p.383  #4, 6, 10-16, 20-26 even

Monday, December 3

discussed Thursday’s quiz
discussed finding rational zeros of polynomials;
p.374-375 #4, 6, 12-16, 24-28 even


Friday, November 30

discussed/demonstrated finding roots of polynomials;
start on p.374-375 #4, 6, 12-16, 24-28 even

Thursday, November 29

quiz 5.1;
read:  pp. 370-373 (finding roots of polynomials)

Wednesday, November 28

reviewed the first part (lessons 1-5) of chapter 5;
quiz 5.1 tomorrow

Tuesday, November 27

discussed division of polynomials;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.366 #4-18, 22-28 even

Monday, November 26

discussed factoring polynomials;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.356 #4-28 even


Thursday, November 15

discussed arithmetic with polynomials;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.349 #4-24, 28-32 even

Wednesday, November 14

discussed properties of polynomials;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.341 #4-22, 28-36 even

Tuesday, November 13

discussed test 4;
discussed laws of exponents;
p.333 #16-34 even

Monday, November 12

test 4;
read:  pp. 330-332 (exponents)


Friday, November 9

reviewed chapter 4;
test 4 on Monday

Thursday, November 8

discussed quiz 4.2;
reviewed chapter 4;
test 4 on Monday

Wednesday, November 7

quiz 4.2;
test 4 on Monday

Tuesday, November 6

discussed the second half of chapter 4;
quiz 4.2 tomorrow

Monday, November 5

discussed quadratic inequalities;
worked sample problems from the homework set;
p.304-305 #6-12, 20-24, 36-40, 46-50 even


Friday, November 2

derived/discussed the quadratic formula;
worked sample problems from the homework set;
p.296#4-10, 14-20, 32-36 even

Thursday, November 1

discussed p.279;
discussed completing the square;
worked sample problems from the homework set;
p.288 #4-10, 14-32 even

Wednesday, October 31

discussed quiz 4.1;
defined/discussed complex numbers;
worked sample problems from the homework set;
p.279 #4-32, 42-48 even

Tuesday, October 30

quiz 4.1;
read:  pp. 275-279 (imaginary and complex numbers)

Monday, October 29

reviewed the first half of chapter 4;
quiz 4.1 tomorrow


Friday, October 26

discussed simplifying expressions with perfect squares;
p. 269 #4-16, 22-30 even

Thursday, October 25

discussed factoring;
got caught up on missed homework

Wednesday, October 24

worked on a community service project

Tuesday, October 23

worked on a community service project

Monday, October 22

finished up p. 263;
discussed the slide & multiply method of factoring when a is not 1


Tuesday, October 16

factoring quadratics when a is not 1;
p. 263 #4-10, 14-26, 32-36 even

Monday, October 15

factoring quadratics;
p. 255 #4-20, 24-32 even


Friday, October 12

discussed vertex form and intercept form of quadratics;
p.249 #4-8, 14-18, 24-28, 34, 36 even

Thursday, October 11

no class, due to the college fair

Wednesday, October 10

discussed properties of quadratics;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.240 #8-14, 22-28 even

Tuesday, October 9

test 3;
read:  pp.236-239 (quadratics)

Monday, October 8

discussed quiz 3.2;
reviewed chapter 3 concepts;
test 3 tomorrow


Friday, October 5

no class, due to juniors preparing for Fall Festival;
test 3 Monday

Thursday, October 4

quiz 3.2;
test 3 Monday

Wednesday, October 3

discussed p.214;
quiz tomorrow over Cramer’s rule and inverse matrices

Tuesday, October 2

discussed/demonstrated inverse matrices;
solved systems using inverse matrices;
p.214 #4-8, 14-16, 26-30 even

Monday, October 1

discussed/demonstrated determinants and Cramer’s rule;
p.207 #4-10, 12-18, 30-36 even


Friday, September 28

discussed/demonstrated matrix multiplication;
p.199 #4-18, 22-26 even

Thursday, September 27

discussed yesterday’s quiz over systems of equations;
discussed/demonstrated matrix addition, subtraction, and scalar multiplication;
worked examples from the homework set;
p.191 #4-18, 24, 26 even

Wednesday, September 26

quiz over systems of equations;
read:  pp.187-190 (matrix arithmetic)

Tuesday, September 25

Juniors testing;
briefly discussed determinants and Cramer’s rule;
quiz on systems of equations tomorrow

Monday, September 24

Juniors testing;
quiz on systems of equations next time we meet


Friday, September 21

further discussed solving 3×3 systems of linear equations by substitution and elimination;
quiz on systems of equations next time we meet

Thursday, September 20

discussed solving 3×3 systems of linear equations by substitution and elimination;
p.182 #4, 6, 10-20 even

Wednesday, September 19

further discussed solving systems of linear equations by substitution and elimination;
p.164 #4-12, 16-24, 28-32 even (due tomorrow)

Tuesday, September 18

most of the class was absent due to ASVAB testing;
discussed solving systems of linear equations by substitution and elimination;
p.164 #4-12, 16-24, 28-32 even (due Thursday)

Monday, September 17

discussed solving systems of linear equations graphically;
p.156 #4-8, 18-26 even


Tuesday, September 11

discussed test 2;
briefly discussed/demonstrated Gaussian elimination

Monday, September 10

test 2;
read:  152-155 (systems of equations)


Friday, September 7

discussed quiz 2.2;
reviewed chapter 2;
test 2 on Monday; Boundary Waters participants need to do this before leaving Sunday

Thursday, September 6

quiz 2.2;
reviewed chapter 2;
test 2 on Monday; Boundary Waters participants need to do this before leaving Sunday

Wednesday, September 5

reviewed the last 2 lessons;
quiz 2.2 tomorrow
test 2 on Monday; Boundary Waters participants need to do this before leaving Sunday

Tuesday, September 4

discussed inequalities in 2 variables;
p.135 #8-16, 22, 24, 30, 32  even

Monday, September 3

discussed quiz over the first part of chapter 2;
discussed translations and transformations;
p.127 #4-8, 16-22 even


Friday, August 31

quiz over the first part of chapter 2;
read:  123-126 (transformations and translations)

Thursday, August 30

reviewed the first part of chapter 2;
quiz tomorrow over the first part of chapter 2

Wednesday, August 29

discussed scatter plots, line of best fit, and correlation;
demonstrated how to determine these using a spreadsheet;
p.117-118 #4-18 even

Tuesday, August 28

discussed direct variations;
p.109 #4-28 even

Monday, August 27

discussed point-slope form of linear functions;
p.101-102 #4-16, 20, 22, 30-36 even


Friday, August 24

discussed slope-intercept form and standard form of linear functions;
p.93 #4-16, 24-28, 32-36 even

Thursday, August 23

did % grade activity around campus;
discussed yesterday’s HW;
read:  pp. 89-92

Wednesday, August 22

discussed yesterday’s HW;
discussed linear functions and slope;
pp. 86 #4-14, 18-26 even

Tuesday, August 21

discussed yesterday’s test over chapter 1;
discussed functions and their properties;
pp. 76-79 #16-38 even

Monday, August 20

test over chapter 1;
read:  72-76 (functions)


Friday, August 17

reviewed chapter 1;
test over chapter 1 on Monday

Thursday, August 16

discussed yesterday’s quiz;
discussed homework on the absolute value function;
test over chapter 1 on Monday

Wednesday, August 15

quiz over chapter 1 topics;
discussed the absolute value function;
p.55-56 #4-20, 44-50 even

Tuesday, August 14

discussed graphing linear inequalities;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.44-47 #4-32, 62-72 even

Monday, August 13

discussed solving multi-variable equations for unknowns;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.30-32 #4-14, 18-26 even


Friday, August 10

discussed solving linear equations;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.21-22 #4-12, 20-28, 34-38, 44-48, 56-60 even

Thursday, August 9

discussed order of operations;
discussed simplifying algebraic expressions;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.13-15 #4-48, 60 even

Wednesday, August 8

discussed Pretest over Algebra I+ concepts;
discussed number theory and subsets;
p.9 #64-80 even

Tueday, August 7

Pretest over Algebra I+ concepts;
read:  pp. 2-5

Monday, August 6

explained course content;
reviewed Algebra I concepts;
pretest tomorrow