### Course Description

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### Thursday, March 12

discussed/analyzed hyperbolas;

worked in class on homework assignment;

p.645 #4-10, 18-24, 40 even (we’ll work on this in class tomorrow)

### Wednesday, March 11

discussed quiz 9.1;

briefly discussed offset conics;

discussed/analyzed hyperbolas;

start looking at p.645 #4-10, 18-24, 40 even (we’ll work on this in class tomorrow)

### Tuesday, March 10

quiz 9.1;

read: pp. 642-644 (hyperbolas)

### Monday, March 9

reviewed parabolas, circles, and ellipses;

quiz over parabolas, circles, and ellipses tomorrow

### Friday, March 6

reviewed ellipses and their equations;

quiz over parabolas, circles, and ellipses on Tuesday

### Thursday, March 5

defined/discussed ellipses and their equations;

p.637 #4-12, 18-26 even

### Wednesday, March 4

defined/discussed circles and their equations;

p.629 #4-16, 22-26 even

### Tuesday, March 3

defined/discussed parabolas and their properties;

p.623 #4-16, 26-32 even

### Monday, March 2

discussed the distance and midpoint formulas;

p.617 #4-12, 22-26, 32, 34 even

### Friday, February 28

discussed test 8;

briefly discussed the relevance of conic sections;

read: pp.614-616 (intro to conic sections)

### Thursday, February 27

test 8

### Wednesday, February 26

discussed quiz 8.2;

test 8 on Thursday

### Tuesday, February 25

quiz 8.2;

test 8 on Thursday

### Monday, February 24

discussed p.593;

quiz 8.2 tomorrow;

test 8 on Thursday

### Friday, February 21

discussed quiz 8.1;

discussed rational equations;

worked examples from the problem set;

p.593 #4-10, 14-22 even

### Thursday, February 20

quiz 8.1;

read: pp.589-592 (rational equations)

### Wednesday, February 19

discussed adding and subtracting rational functions;

reviewed the first half of chapter 8;

quiz 8.1 tomorrow

### Tuesday, February 18

discussed adding and subtracting rational functions;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 586 #4-12, 16-22, 28-34 even even

### Monday, February 17

discussed multiplying, dividing, and simplifying rational functions;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 577 #6-16, 24-40 even

### Friday, February 14

discussed rational functions;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 568 #8-12, 16-22 even

### Thursday, February 13

discussed reciprocal functions;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 561 #4-18 even

### Wednesday, February 12

discussed test 7;

discussed direct, inverse, and joint variations;

p. 555 #4-18, 24, 26 even

### Tuesday, February 11

test 7;

read: pp.551-554 (direct and inverse variations)

### Monday, February 10

reviewed chapter 7;

test 7 tomorrow

### Friday, January 31

reviewed chapter 7;

test 7 on Tuesday after the break

### Thursday, January 30

discussed quiz 7.2 on logarithms;

started reviewing chapter 7;

test 7 on Tuesday after the break

### Wednesday, January 29

quiz 7.2 on logarithms;

test 7 on Tuesday after the break

### Tuesday, January 28

discussed/demonstrated using Excel to place best-fit exponential and logarithmic curves through scatter plots;

reviewed the second half of chapter 7;

quiz 7.2 tomorrow on logarithms

### Monday, January 27

discussed questions from the previous problem set;

discussed exponential and logarithm equations;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 519 #4-20, 24-38 even

### Friday, January 24

discussed questions from the problem set;

discussed logarithm identities;

p. 510 #8-28, 34-40, 46-52 even

### Thursday, January 23

discussed quiz on exponentials;

discussed logarithms;

worked examples from the problem set;

p. 503 #4-16, 20-34, 38-42 even

### Wednesday, January 22

quiz on exponentials;

read: pp. 499-503 (logarithms)

### Tuesday, January 21

reviewed what we’ve done so far with exponentials;

quiz 7.1 tomorrow

### Monday, January 20

discussed investment interest and compounding;

introduced e;

examined exponential growth and exponential decay;

p. 495 #4-12, 20-28, 42-48 even

### Friday, January 17

discussed exponential growth and decay;

p. 489 #4-12, 16-20 even

### Thursday, January 16

discussed test 6;

discussed/compared various exponential functions;

p. 482 #6-10, 16-20 even

### Wednesday, January 15

test 6;

read: pp.478-481 (exponentials)

### Tuesday, January 14

discussed quiz 6.2;

reviewed chapter 6;

test 6 tomorrow

### Monday, January 13

quiz 6.2;

test 6 on Wednesday

### Friday, January 10

reviewed lessons 6.4, 6.5, & 6.6;

quiz over the second half of chapter 6 on Monday

### Thursday, January 9

no class, due to community service day

### Wednesday, January 8

discussed/demonstrated solving radical equations;

worked examples from the homework set;

p.456 #4-10, 14-20, 24-30 even

### Tuesday, January 7

discussed/demonstrated graphing and analyzing radical functions;

worked examples from the homework set;

p.449 #4-20 even

### Monday, January 6

defined/discussed inverse functions;

worked examples from the homework set;

p.442 #4-10, 16-26 even

### Tuesday, December 17

reviewed chapters 2 & 3;

continue reviewing for semester exam, chapters 1-5 (12:30 on Wednesday)

### Monday, December 16

discussed quiz 6.1;

began reviewing for semester exam, chapters 1-5 (12:30 on Wednesday)

### Friday, December 13

quiz 6.1

### Thursday, December 12

discussed yesterday’s homework;

reviewed the first 3 lessons of chapter 6;

quiz 6.1 tomorrow

### Wednesday, December 11

discussed yesterday’s homework;

discussed function arithmetic and function composition;

p.432 #2-32 even

### Tuesday, December 10

discussed properties of exponents;

worked problems from the homework set;

p.424 #4-12, 16-20, 24-28, 32-36 even

### Monday, December 9

discussed roots and rational exponents;

worked problems from the homework set;

p.417 #4-32 even

### Friday, December 6

discussed test 5;

read: pp. 414-416 (nth roots and rational expressions)

### Thursday, December 5

test 5

### Wednesday, December 4

discussed quiz 5.2;

reviewed chapter 5;

test 5 tomorrow

### Tuesday, December 3

quiz 5.2;

test 5 on Thursday

### Monday, December 2

reviewed sections 5.4-5.7;

quiz over 2nd half of chapter 5 tomorrow

### Thursday, November 21

worked examples from yesterday’s homework set;

quiz over 2nd half of chapter 5 on Tuesday after break

### Wednesday, November 20

discussed/demonstrated finding all zeros of polynomials;

worked examples from the homework set;

p.383 #4, 6, 10-16, 20-26 even

### Tuesday, November 19

discussed quiz 5.1;

discussed/demonstrated finding zeros of polynomials;

worked examples from the homework set;

p.374 #4, 6, 12-16, 24-28 even

### Monday, November 18

quiz 5.1;

read: pp.370-373 (finding zeros of polynomials)

### 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