Q2 W10 
12/18/09 
Friday 
Class:
Periods 1 and 2 = Semester 1 Exam.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Homework:
(1.) Enjoy your break you crazy kids :) Mr. C.

Q2 W10 
12/17/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Semester 1 Exam.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W10 
12/16/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Matrices, Radicals, Exponents, and Trigonometry.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W10 
12/15/09 
Tuesday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Quadratics and Functions.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W10 
12/14/09 
Monday 
Class:
Review for Semester 1 Exam ==> Practice Worksheet  Linear Topics.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/11/09 
Friday 
Class:
Continue Group Practice: Worksheet of Semester 1 Exam Review Problems.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/10/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Group Practice: Worksheet of Semester 1 Exam Review Problems.
Click here for copy of worksheet with answers (use as study guide).
Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 1 Exam.

Q2 W9 
12/9/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
ACT 20072008 Practice Test  Problems 33 to 60.
Homework:
(1.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test  Problems 33 to 60.
(2.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test Scoring Sheet  All Problems.
(3.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test Worked Out Solutions  Problems 33 to 60.

Q2 W9 
12/8/09 
Tuesday 
Class:
Return/review graded Exam 2.
ACT 20072008 Practice Test  Problems 1 to 32.
Homework:
(1.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test  Problems 1 to 32.
(2.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test Scoring Sheet  Problems 1 to 32.
(3.) ACT 20072008 Practice Test Worked Out Solutions  Problems 1 to 32.

Q2 W9 
12/7/09 
Monday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W8 
12/4/09 
Friday 
Class:
Continue Individual Graded Work ==> Q2 Homework 7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW7  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
12/3/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work ==> Q2 Homework 7 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2HW7  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
12/2/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review and practice Ch. 131 ==> Right Triangle Trigonometry.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q2 W8 
12/1/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 131, Right Triangle Trigonometry. Solving for missing sides and angles.
Homework:
(1.) Page 707, #2123, 25, 26.
(2.) Table of Sin, Cos, Tan  click here for copy.

Q2 W8 
11/30/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded work (as time permits).
Ch. 131, Right Triangle Trigonometry.
Homework:
(1.) Page 706, #2, 46, 15.
(2.) Table of Sin, Cos, Tan  click here for copy.
(3.) The Greek Alphabet  FYI

Q2 W7 
11/25 to 11/27/09 
Wednesday to Friday 
No School  Thanksgiving Break

Q2 W7 
11/24/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Example inverse function problem: Page 394 #38 to 40.
Homework:
(1.) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Q2 W7 
11/23/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Q2 HW6 and Q2 Quiz5 (time permitting).
Ch. 78, Inverse Functions and Relations
Homework:
(1.) Page 393, #8 to 11.

Q2 W6 
11/20/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz5.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W6 
11/19/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 6 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW6  click here for copy.

Q2 W6 
11/18/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 77, Operations with Functions ==> adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and finding the composition of functions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 387, #19, 31.

Q2 W6 
11/17/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 65 ==> graphing quadratic functions. The Axis of Symmetry (x = b/2a) and the coordinates of the vertex (b/2a, f(b/2a)). Smiley parabolas (a is positive) and frowney parabolas (a is negative. The meaning of rational, irrational, double, and complex roots to the graphs of the quadratic function.
Homework:
(1.) Read Ch. 65.

Q2 W6 
11/16/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4.
Ch. 65, The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant. Finding the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square on ax^{2} + bx = c = 0. Interpreting the values of the discriminant.
Homework:
(1.) Page 318, #14, 15, 16, 18 (do checks, if conjugates just check 1).
(2.) Practice Completing the Square on ax^{2} + bx = c = 0.

Q2 W5 
11/13/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs!.

Q2 W5 
11/12/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW5  click here for copy.
(2.) Model Problem for HW5 with Notes  click here for copy.
(3.) Example  Rationalizing and Combining Answers  click here for copy.

Q2 W5 
11/11/09 
Wednesday 
No School  Veteran's Day Holiday.

Q2 W5 
11/10/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Practice: Ch. 64, Solving Quadratic Equations By Completing the Square.
Introduction to the discriminant.
Homework:
(1.) Page 311, #37, 38, 39, 41 plus find d, the discriminant for each problem and state which of these problems can be factored.

Q2 W5 
11/9/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW4.
Ch. 64, Solving Quadratic Equations By Completing the Square.
Homework:
(1.) Page 311, #3236 (solve and check solutions).

Q2 W4 
11/6/09 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) Go Dawgs!

Q2 W4 
11/5/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Q2 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W4 
11/4/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q2 Homework 4 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW4  click here for copy.

Q2 W4 
11/3/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Home work review: Ch. 63, Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring.
Individual Graded Work  Q2 HW4 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW4  click here for copy.

Q2 W4 
11/2/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 3 and Quiz 3.
Ch. 63, Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring. Solving the quadratic equation cases where b=0 or c=0. Make sure you know why we don't worry about solving the quadratic equation if a=0!
Homework:
(1.) Page 303, #412.

Q2 W3 
10/30/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W3 
10/29/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW3  click here for copy.

Q2 W3 
10/28/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 59, Complex Numbers.
Homework:
(1.) Page 273274, #411, 4851.
(2.) Homework answers  click here.

Q2 W3 
10/27/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded Homework 2 and Quiz 2.
Ch. 58, Radical Equations and Inequalities including solving quadratic equations by factoring and using the Zero Product Property. Finding false or extraneous solutions. The FTOA = Fundamental Theorem of Algebra.
Homework:
(1.) Page 266, #13, 17, 19, 20, 21 + 3 involving quad. eq. (see notes).
(2.) Homework Answers  click here.

Q2 W3 
10/26/09 
Monday 
No School  Alabama ParentTeacher Day.

Q2 W2 
10/23/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 2 Quiz 2.
Quarter 1 Report Cards issued in Homeroom to all students.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W2 
10/22/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Quarter 2 Homework 2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q2 HW2  click here for copy.

Q2 W2 
10/21/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 57, Rational (fractional) Exponents.
Homework:
(1.) Page 261, 2153 odd.

Q2 W2 
10/20/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Monday's homework, do more problems if needed,
(2.) Read Ch. 57, Rational (fractional) Exponents.

Q2 W2 
10/19/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return review graded Homework 1 and Quiz 1.
Ch. 55, Roots of Real Numbers.
Ch. 56, Radical Expressions ==> adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with radicals.
Homework:
(1.) Page 248, #2945 odd,
(2.) Page 254, #1525 odd.

Q2 W1 
10/16/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q2 Quiz1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q2 W1 
10/15/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
How to recognize and factor a Perfect Square Trinomial.
Individual Graded Work  Q2 HW1 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q2 HW1  click here for copy.
(2.) Memorize the Six Exponent Rules  click here for copy.

Q2 W1 
10/14/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 54, Factoring Polynomials ==> Factoring 2nd Degree Trinomials of the form ax^{2} + bx +c using the "magic number" method.
Homework:
(1.) Page 242, #21 to 27.

Q2 W1 
10/13/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 54, Factoring Polynomials ==> GCF  Greatest Common Factor, and FBG  Factoring By Grouping.
Homework:
(1.) Page 242, #4, 5, 6, 15 to 20.

Q2 W1 
10/12/09 
Monday 
No School  Columbus Day Holiday.
BEGIN QUARTER 2

Q1 W9 
10/9/09 
Friday 
Class:
Return/review graded Exam 2.
END QUARTER 1
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/8/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Q1 Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W9 
10/7/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
Practice for Exam 2.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W9 
10/6/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Homework review.
Ch. 53, Dividing Polynomials with Monomials. Difference of Squares Pattern.
Homework:
(1.) Study for Exam 2.

Q1 W9 
10/5/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 52, Polynomials including adding, subtracting, and multiplying polynomials. How to find the degree of a polynomial.
Homework:
(1.) Page 231232, #414, 4850.
(2.) Study for Exam 2. (Quiz 16 & Exam 1)

Q1 W8 
10/2/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 6.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W8 
10/1/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Q1 HW7 Worksheet  click here for copy with answers.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW7  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/30/09 
Wednesday 
Class:
No class  ASVAB  Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (all Juniors).
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W8 
9/29/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
The Six (6) Exponent Rules.
Ch. 51, Monomials, definition, degree of a monomial, operations with monomials.
Homework:
(1.) Page 226227 #1931 odd, 36, 4458,
(2.) Memorize the 6 exponent rules  click here for copy.

Q1 W8 
9/28/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW6 and Quiz 5 (time permitting).
Ch. 46, Cramer's Rule for solving systems of linear equations with determinants.
Homework:
(1.) Page 192, #4, 6, 12, 13,
(2.) Page 193, #26.

Q1 W7 
9/25/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 5.
Homework:
(1.) Beat the Redskins!

Q1 W7 
9/24/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Homework 6 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW6 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W7 
9/23/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 42 Operations With Matrices (e.g. add, subtract, multiply by scalar).
Ch. 43, Multiplying Matrices.
Ch. 44, Determinants of Square Matrices.
Homework:
(1.) Page 164, #14, 15, 19,
(2.) Page 171, #48,
(1.) Page 172, #1518, 27.

Q1 W7 
9/22/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 34, Linear Programming. Unbounded feasible regions.
Ch. 41, Introduction to Matrices.
Homework:
(1.) Page 132, #8, 19,
(2.) Page 156, #1, 6, 7, 1015.

Q1 W7 
9/21/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Retrurn/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4 (if time permits).
Ch. 34, Linear Programming.
Homework:
(1.) Read Chapter 34, Linear Programming,
(2.) Page 132, #3, 5.

Q1 W6 
9/18/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 4.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W6 
9/17/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual graded work  Q1 Homework 5 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1 HW5 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W6 
9/16/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Practice: Solving Systems of Linear Equations Algebraically, and Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing. Using an f(x,y) function to find the maximum or minimum value at one of the vertices of the graph of the linear inequality ==> the "Vertex Theorem."
Homework:
(1.) Finish Page 125, #6, 8, and 9 (from Tues.).

Q1 W6 
9/15/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 33, Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing.
Homework:
(1.) Page 125, #4, 5, 6, 8, 9.

Q1 W6 
9/14/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Note: Progress Reports issued today in homeroom.
Review graded Homework 4 (time permitting).
Ch. 31 & 32, Solving Systems of Linear Equations by graphing and algebraically ==> EBS  Elimination by Substitution and EBA  Elimination by Addition. Special cases ==> parallel lines = no solution and same line = infinite solutions.
Homework:
(1.) Page 120, #13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27.

Q1 W5 
9/11/09 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/10/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Exam 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W5 
9/9/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Individual Graded Worksheet  Quarter 1 Homework 4.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW4  click here for copy.

Q1 W5 
9/8/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW 3 and Quiz 3 (time permitting).
Ch. 22 to 24, Linear Equations including Standard Form, SlopeIntercept Form, definition of slope, the slope of parallel and perpendicular lines, and writing linear equations.
Homework:
(1.) Page 7879, #410, 15, 16, 1921.

Q1 W5 
9/7/09 
Monday 
No School  Labor Day Holiday

Q1 W4 
9/4/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 3.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W4 
9/3/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW3 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Finish Q1 HW3 Worksheet  click here for copy.

Q1 W4 
9/2/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 21, Functions and Relations. Definitions: relation, function, domain, range, independent variable, dependent variable, function notation.
Homework:
(1.) Page 60 #1722, Page 61, #4651.

Q1 W4 
9/1/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 14, Absolute Value Equations.
Finish Ch. 16, Absolute Value Inequalities.
Homework:
(1.) Page 31, #33, 35, 37, 39,
(2.) Page 44, #37, 38, 39.

Q1 W4 
8/31/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Return/review graded HW2/Quiz 2.
Ch. 16, Solving Compound Inequalities.
Homework:
(1.) Page 44, #27, 28.

Q1 W3 
8/28/09 
Friday 
Class:
Q1 Quiz 2.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/27/09 
Thursday 
Class:
Individual Graded Work  Q1 HW2 Worksheet.
Homework:
(1.) Q1 HW2 Worksheet  click here for copy.
(2.) Go Dawgs!

Q1 W3 
8/26/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Lapboard practice: Order of Operations, Solving Equations and Inequalities.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W3 
8/25/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 15 Solving Inequalities, the GRI ==> Golden Rule of Inequalities.
Homework:
(1.) Page 3738, #4 to 12, 35, 36, 50, 51.

Q1 W3 
8/24/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Review graded HW1 & Quiz 1.
Ch. 15 Solving Inequalities, the GRI ==> Golden Rule of Inequalities.
Review sign rules and fraction rules.
Homework:
(1.) Read Ch. 15.

Q1 W2 
8/21/09 
Friday 
Class:
Quarter 1 Quiz 1.
Homework:
(1.) None.

Q1 W2 
8/20/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Quarter 1 Homework 1  Worksheet Ch. 11 to 13.
Homework:
(1.) Algebra 2 Q1 HW1  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/19/09 
Wednesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Finish Ch. 13, solving equations with more than one variable ==> you must state what variable you are solving for and your answer will not be a just a number, it will include the other variables. Review of fraction rules for add., subtract, multiply, and divide.
Review list of "things to improve" marked on your first homework submittal. Return marked up work after review.
Homework:
(1.) Page 25 #46, 47, 49, 51, 57, 60, 61.

Q1 W2 
8/18/09 
Tuesday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 13 Solving Equations. The GRE "Golden Rule of Equations". Using undos to solve an equation. How to check the solution to an equation.
ACT Tip: finding 10%, 5%, 1% of a number using mental math. Reading a problem correctly.
Homework:
(1.) 81709 Homework Worksheet (16 Equations)  click here for copy.

Q1 W2 
8/17/09 
Monday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Continue Ch. 11 Expressions and Formulas and Ch. 12 Properties of Real Numbers. Homework review (see class notes).
Note: last 1520 min. of class at gym for assembly ==> books issued while gone. Will defer Ch. 13 to Tuesday.
Homework:
(1.) Organize notes, memorize required definitions, study completed homework worksheet (see class notes).

Q1 W1 
8/14/09 
Friday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Ch. 11 Expressions and Formulas.
Ch. 12 Properties of Real Numbers.
Also: PE(MD)(AS), sets of numbers, showing work.
Homework:
(1.) Worksheet Ch. 11 & 12 (8 problems)  click here.
(2.) Math likes/dislikes, math class likes/dislikes.
(3.) Into. letter and contact forms returned (if not done already).

Q1 W1 
8/13/09 
Thursday 
Class: (today's class notes  click here)
Welcome back! Introductions.
Math Help and Redo Policy  click here.
Supplies  click here.
Note taking: 4 sections: *f = formulas, *ex = examples, *d = definitions, *m = memory aids.
AlKhwarizmi  author of the first book of algebra. Click here to see a picture of the USSR stamp issued in his honor. The title of his book included the words "aljabr" in Persian which became "algebra." The title of the book is "The Science of Reduction and Reunion". Reduction = taking things apart. Reunion = putting things back together.
Homework:
(1.) Intro. Letter  click here.
(2.) Contact Form  click here.
(3.) Organize class notes
(4.) Visit/explore this web site :).  You are here!
