Course Description

Friday, November 15

worked examples from yesterday’s problem set;
be prepared to present to the class the single problem given you from p. 324 #2-24

Thursday, November 14

discussed pythagorean identities, and co-functions;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.317 #2-14, 18-24 even

Wednesday, November 13

discussed test 4;
if you haven’t already, read:  pp.312-316 (trigonometric identities)

Tuesday, November 12

test 4;
read:  pp.312-316 (trigonometric identities)

Monday, November 11

reviewed chapter 4;
test 4 tomorrow


Friday, November 8

discussed quiz 4.2;
test 4 on Tuesday

Thursday, November 7

quiz 4.2;
test 4 on Tuesday

Wednesday, November 6

discussed yesterday’s homework;
reviewed the second half of chapter 4;
quiz 4.2 tomorrow

Tuesday, November 5

discussed the law of sines, cosines, and Heron’s formula;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp.298 # #2-6; 10-16, 20-24, 28-32, 38-40 even 

Monday, November 4

further discussed inverse trig functions and their limited domains and ranges;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp.288-289 #2-14, 20-24, 30-36, 50-54 even 


Friday, November 1

discussed quiz 4.1;
discussed inverse trig functions and their limited range;
pp.288-289 #2-14, 20-24, 30-36, 50-54 even (due Tuesday)

Thursday, October 31

quiz 4.1;
read:  pp.280-287 (inverse trigonometric functions)

Wednesday, October 30

discussed problems from yesterday’s problem set;
reviewed lessons 1-4 of chapter 4;
quiz 4.1 tomorrow

Tuesday, October 29

discussed graphs of sine and cosine;
worked problems from the problem set;
p.264 #2-18, 30-34  even

Monday, October 28

discussed problems on p.238;
discussed the unit circle and trigonometric ratios;
p.251 #2-8, 10-16, 26-32, 44-58 even


Friday, October 25

discussed degrees vs radians;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.238-240 #2, 4, 10-18, 28-38, 42 even

Thursday, October 24

discussed problems on p. 227;
continue working on p. 227 #2-14, 20-26, 32-38 even (due tomorrow)

Wednesday, October 23

discussed test 3;
reviewed a little right-triangle geometry;
get started on p. 227 #2-14, 20-26, 32-38 even (due Friday)

Tuesday, October 22

test 3;
read:  pp. 220-225 (right-triangle geometry)

Monday, October 21

reviewed chapter 3;
test 3 tomorrow


Tuesday, October 15

no class, due to senior class trip and junior history trip

Monday, October 14

no class, due to senior class trip and junior history trip


Friday, October 11

quiz 3.2 over logarithmic and exponential equations;
test 3 on Tuesday, 10-22

Thursday, October 10

reviewed logarithmic and exponential equations;
quiz 3.2 over logarithmic and exponential equations tomorrow

Wednesday, October 9

discussed logarithmic and exponential equations;
p.196 #2-6, 22-26, 30-34, 49, 50-54, 60-64, 68 even

Tuesday, October 8

quiz 3.1 over exponentials and logarithms;
read:  pp.190-195 (logarithmic equations)

Monday, October 7

reviewed lesions 1-3 of chapter 3;
quiz 3.1 over lessons 1-3 tomorrow


Friday, October 4

discussed log identities;
p. 185 #2-16, 20-24, 30, 32, 40, 42, 50-54 even

Thursday, October 3

discussed radiometric dating;
discussed exponentials and logarithms as inverse functions;
p. 178 #2-26 even

Wednesday, October 2

discussed test 2;
reviewed exponentials from Algebra II;
p.166 #2-8, 12-16 even, plus 22, 24, 36, 37, 39

Tuesday, October 1

test 2;
read:  pp. 158-165 (exponentials)

Monday, September 30

discussed quiz 2.2;
reviewed chapter 2;
test 2 tomorrow


Friday, September 27

quiz 2.2;
test 2 on Tuesday

Thursday, September 26

discussed/reviewed the last 2 lessons;
quiz over the last two lessons tomorrow

Wednesday, September 25

discussed non-linear inequalities;
worked examples from the problem set;
p.145 #2-8, 18-22, 30-34 even

Tuesday, September 24

discussed quiz 2.1;
discussed attributes of rational functions;
p.138 #2-6, 10-14, 20-26, 32-36 even

Monday, September 23

quiz 2.1;
read:  pp. 130-137 (rational functions)


Friday, September 20

no class, due to juniors ITED testing and seniors at View Southern
quiz 2.1 over analysis of polynomials on Monday

Thursday, September 19

no class, due to juniors ITED testing and seniors at View Southern
quiz 2.1 over analysis of polynomials on Monday

Wednesday, September 18

worked on Monday’s problem set;
most of the class was absent, due to View Southern
quiz 2.1 over analysis of polynomials on Monday

Tuesday, September 17

further discussed the details of finding zeros of polynomials;
worked on yesterday’s problem set

Monday, September 16

discussed the details of finding zeros of polynomials;
p.127 #2, 4, 10-14, 18-22, 32-36, 42, 44, 52, 54 even (due before you leave on Wednesday)


Tuesday, September 10

discussed problems from p. 115;
discussed finding zeros of any polynomial

Monday, September 9

discussed problems from p. 104;
discussed long division and synthetic division with polynomials;
p.115#2-6, 16, 20-26, 32-36 even


Friday, September 6

discussed p. 92 problems;
discussed characteristics of polynomials;
p.104 #4-8, 12-18, 24-30 even

Thursday, September 5

discussed test 1;
discussed power and radical functions;
p.92 #2-8, 18-24 even

Wednesday, September 4

test 1;
read:  pp. 86-91 (power and radical functions)

Tuesday, September 3

discussed quiz 1.2;
reviewed chapter 1;
test 1 on tomorrow

Monday, September 2

quiz 1.2;
test 1 on Wednesday


Friday, August 30

reviewed lessons 5-7 of chapter 1;
quiz 1.2 on Monday

Thursday, August 29

discussed inverse functions;
p.70 #2-20 even

Wednesday, August 28

discussed yesterday’s homework;
finish up p.61 #2-12, 16-32 even

Tuesday, August 27

discussed transformation on functions;
discussed arithmetic and composition of functions;
p.61 #2-12, 16-32 even

Monday, August 26

discussed quiz 1.1;
discussed transformation on functions;
p.52 #2-10, 20, 22, 32-36 even


Friday, August 23

quiz 1.1;
read:  pp. 45-51 (transformations on functions)

Thursday, August 22

discussed previous HW set;
quiz tomorrow over what we’ve done so far in chapter 1

Wednesday, August 21

discussed previous HW set;
discussed extrema and average rate of change;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp. 40 #2-8, 12-16, 34-38 even

Tuesday, August 20

discussed previous HW set;
discussed limits, continuity, and end behavior;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp. 30 #2-10, 14, 16, 22-28 even

Monday, August 19

discussed previous HW set;
discussed point and line symmetry, even and odd functions ;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp. 19 #10-28 even


Friday, August 16

discussed quiz over chapter 0;
reviewed the concept of a function;
worked examples from the problem set;
pp. 9-11 #2-10, 18-28, 30-32, 40-44, 48, 50 even

Thursday, August 15

quiz over chapter 0;
read:  pp. 4-8 (functions)

Wednesday, August 14

further discussed frequency distributions and calculations with them;
p. P37 #2-10 even;
quiz over chapter 0 tomorrow

Tuesday, August 13

discussed frequency distributions and statistical terms;
demonstrated and example with a spreadsheet;
continued tomorrow

Monday, August 12

discussed permutations and combinations;
worked examples from the problem set;
p. P31 #2-20 even


Friday, August 9

discussed roots and fractional exponents;
worked examples from the problem set;
p. P17 #2-22 even

Thursday, August 8

discussed working with quadratics;
worked examples;
p. P13 #8, 10, 16, 24, 28, 32, 36, 42, 46 

Wednesday, August 7

discussed arithmetic with complex numbers;
worked examples;
p. P8 #2-32, 38-42  even

Tuesday, August 6

discussed set notion and operations;
p. P5 #2-30 even

Monday, August 5

explained course content;
reviewed Algebra II concepts;
read pp. P3-P4 (sets)