### Course Description

### Friday, November 15

worked examples from yesterday’s homework set;

reviewed the first half of chapter 5;

quiz 5.1 on Monday

### Thursday, November 14

reviewed factoring polynomials;

discussed/demonstrated polynomial division;

worked examples from the homework set;

p. 366 #4-18, 22-28 even

### Wednesday, November 13

discussed factoring polynomials;

worked examples from the homework set;

p. 356 #4-28 even

### Tuesday, November 12

discussed arithmetic with polynomials;

worked examples from the homework set;

p. 349 #4-24, 28-32 even

### Monday, November 11

discussed properties of polynomials;

worked examples from the homework set;

p. 341 #4-22, 28-36 even

### Friday, November 8

discussed properties of exponents;

p. 333 #16-34 even

### Thursday, November 7

discussed test 4;

if you haven’t already, read: pp.330-332 (exponents)

### Wednesday, November 6

test 4;

read: pp.330-332 (exponents)

### Tuesday, November 5

discussed quiz 4.2;

reviewed chapter 4;

test 4 tomorrow

### Monday, November 4

quiz 4.2;

test 4 on Wednesday

### Friday, November 1

discussed examples from the problem set;

reviewed the last few lessons;

quiz 4.2 on Monday;

test 4 on Wednesday

### Thursday, October 31

discussed quadratic inequalities;

worked examples from the problem set;

pp.304-305 #6-12, 20-24, 36-40, 46-50 even

### Wednesday, October 30

all juniors were absent, due to the PSAT;

worked examples from yesterday’s problem set

### Tuesday, October 29

used completing the square to derive the quadratic formula;

worked examples from the problem set;

p.296 #4-10, 14-20, 32-36 even

### Monday, October 28

discussed/demonstrated completing the square;

worked examples from the problem set;

p.288 #4-10, 14-32 even

### Friday, October 25

discussed imaginary and complex numbers;

worked examples from the problem set;

finish working on p.279 #4-32, 42-48 even (due Monday)

### Thursday, October 24

reviewed everything that had been discussed while the juniors were gone on the Junior History Trip;

continued working on p.279 #4-32, 42-48 even (due Friday)

### Wednesday, October 23

reviewed imaginary and complex numbers;

demonstrated arithmetic with complex numbers;

began working on p.279 #4-32, 42-48 even (due Friday)

### Tuesday, October 22

discussed imaginary and complex numbers;

discussed the complex plane and fractal images;

messed around some with Xaos, a fractal drawing application

### Monday, October 21

discussed p. 263 & 269;

discussed imaginary numbers;

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

### Tuesday, October 15

discussed p. 269

### Monday, October 14

discussed p. 263;

discussed simplifying expression involving perfect squares;

p.269 #4-16, 22-30 even

### Friday, October 11

discussed/demonstrated factoring quadratics when the leading coefficient is not 1;

p.263 #4-10, 14-26, 32-36 even

### Thursday, October 10

discussed/demonstrated factoring quadratics;

p.255 #4-20, 24-32 even

### Wednesday, October 9

discussed the homework set over properties of quadratics;

p.249 #4-8, 14-18, 24-28, 34, 36 even

### Tuesday, October 8

discussed test 3;

discussed properties of quadratics;

p.240 #8-14, 22-28 even

### Monday, October 7

test 3;

read: pp.236-239 (quadratics)

### Friday, October 4

no class, due to Alumni day and Fall Festival preparations;

test 3 on Monday

### Thursday, October 3

quiz 3.2;

test 3 on Monday

### Wednesday, October 2

reviewed working with matrices;

quiz 3.2 tomorrow

### Tuesday, October 1

discussed/demonstrated working with inverse matrices;

discussed/demonstrated solving systems of equations with inverse matrices;

p.214 #4-8, 14-16, 26-30 even

### Monday, September 30

reviewed calculating a determinant;

discussed/demonstrated Cramer’s rule;

p.207 #30-36

### Friday, September 27

further discussed/demonstrated matrix multiplication;

discussed/demonstrated calculating a determinant;

p.207#4-10, 12-18 even #30-36, soon to follow

### Thursday, September 26

discussed/demonstrated matrix multiplication;

p.199 #4-18, 22-26 even

### Wednesday, September 25

discussed quiz 3.1 over systems of equations;

discussed/demonstrated matrix arithmetic;

p.191 #4-18, 24, 26 even

### Tuesday, September 24

quiz 3.1 over systems of equations;

read: pp. 187-190 (matrix arithmetic)

### Monday, September 23

further discussed/demonstrated solving 3 x 3 systems with Gaussian elimination;

quiz tomorrow over solving systems of equations

### Friday, September 20

further discussed/demonstrated solving 3 x 3 systems with Gaussian elimination;

most of the class was absent due to ITED testing with the juniors

### Thursday, September 19

further discussed/demonstrated solving 3 x 3 systems with Gaussian elimination;

most of the class was absent due to ITED testing with the juniors

### Wednesday, September 18

discussed/demonstrated solving 3 x 3 systems with Gaussian elimination;

p.182 #4, 6, 10-20 even

### Tuesday, September 17

ASVAB testing for juniors;

worked on yesterday’s homework assignment with sophomores

### Monday, September 16

reviewed solving systems of equations by substitution and by Gaussian elimination;

p.164 #4-12, 16-24, 28-32 even

### Tuesday, September 10

discussed solving systems of equations by substitution;

discussed solving systems of equations by Gaussian elimination

### Monday, September 9

discussed test over chapter 2;

discussed solving systems of equations graphically;

p. 156 #4-8, 18-26 even

### Friday, September 6

test over chapter 2;

read: pp. 152-155 (systems of equations)

### Thursday, September 5

discussed quiz 2.2;

reviewed chapter 2;

test over chapter 2 tomorrow

### Wednesday, September 4

quiz 2.2;

test over chapter 2 on Friday

### Tuesday, September 3

reviewed the last two lessons;

quiz 2.2 tomorrow;

test over chapter 2 on Friday

### Monday, September 2

discussed inequalities in two dimensions;

p. 135 #8-16, 22, 24, 30, 32 even

### Friday, August 30

discussed the quiz over the first half of chapter 2;

discussed function translations and transformations;

p. 127 #4-8, 16-22 even

### Thursday, August 29

quiz over the first half of chapter 2;

read: pp.123-126 (transformations and translations)

### Wednesday, August 28

discussed scatter plots and correlation;

reviewed the first half of chapter 2;

quiz tomorrow over the first half of chapter 2

### Tuesday, August 27

discussed scatter plots and correlation;

worked examples from the problem set using a spreadsheet;

pp. 117-118 #4-18 even

### Monday, August 26

discussed direct variations;

worked examples from the problem set;

pp. 109 #4-28 even

### Friday, August 23

discussed point-slope form of linear equations;

worked examples from the problem set;

pp. 101-102 #4-16, 20, 22, 30-36 even

### Thursday, August 22

discussed slope-intercept form and standard form of linear equations;

p. 93 #4-16, 24-28, 32-36 even

### Wednesday, August 21

did a % grade activity out on campus;

read: pp. 89-92

### Tuesday, August 20

discussed previous problem set;

discussed linear functions and slope;

86 #4-14, 18-26 even

### Monday, August 19

discussed test 1;

discussed properties of functions;

76-79 #16-38 even

### Friday, August 16

test 1;

read: pp.72-76 (functions)

### Thursday, August 15

reviewed chapter 1;

test 1 tomorrow

### Wednesday, August 14

discussed yesterday’s quiz;

discussed the homework on the absolute value function;

finish up pp. 55-56 #4-20, 44-50 even;

test 1 on Friday

### Tuesday, August 13

quiz over what we’ve done so far;

discussed the absolute value function;

worked examples from the homework set;

pp. 55-56 #4-20, 44-50 even

### Monday, August 12

discussed graphing linear inequalities;

worked examples from the homework set;

pp.44-47 #4-32, 62-72 even

### Friday, August 9

discussed solving multi-variable equations;

worked examples from the homework set;

pp.30-32 #4-14, 18-26 even

### Thursday, August 8

discussed/reviewed equation solving;

worked examples from the homework set;

pp.21-22 #4-12, 20-28, 34-34, 44-48, 56-60 even

### Wednesday, August 7

discussed powers and variables;

worked examples from the homework set;

pp.13-15 #4-48, 60 even

### Tuesday, August 6

discussed sets and arithmetic properties;

p.9 #64-80 even

### Monday, August 5

explained course content;

reviewed Algebra I concepts;

read: pp. 2-5