Course Description

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