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Classwork and Homework Information

Mr. Cantlin's Classes - 2010-2011

  • Each class begins with a short (5 -10 minute) Bell Exercise (BE).
  • List of AHSGE Objectives:
  • Note: Q# = Quarter 1, 2, 3, or 4. W# = Week 1, 2, 3, ...
  • Geometry Course of Study per ALSDE - click here
  • FYI: Common Core State Standards ~ States Adopting Common Core

Q4 W11 5/27/11 Friday
Class:
No school - teacher work day :-).

Homework:
(1.) Summer vacation!
Q4 W11 5/26/11 Thursday
Class:
Periods 6 & 7 take the Semester 2 Exam.

Everyone checkout for the rest of the afternoon.

Homework:
(1.) Enjoy your summer vacation you crazy kids.
(2.) Know that Mr. C. loves all of you :-).
Q4 W11 5/25/11 Wednesday
Class:
Review for Semester Exam.

Periods 1 & 2 take the Semester 2 Exam.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester Exam.
Q4 W11 5/24/11 Tuesday
Class:
Review for Semester Exam.

Periods 3, 4,& 5 take the Semester 2 Exam.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester Exam.
Q4 W11 5/23/11 Monday
Class:
Review for Semester Exam.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester Exam.
Q4 W10 5/20/11 Friday
Class:
Dog Wars - afternoon.

Practice Worksheet for Semester 2 Exam - click here for copy.

Time Permitting:
Programming and Geometry using the Processing computer language.
Click here to download Processing - free download.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 2 Exam and for the ACT.
Q4 W10 5/19/11 Thursday
Class:
Awards Day - morning.

Practice Worksheet for Semester 2 Exam - click here for copy.

Time Permitting:
Programming and Geometry using the Processing computer language.
Click here to download Processing - free download.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 2 Exam and for the ACT.
Q4 W10 5/18/11 Wednesday
Class:
Practice Worksheet for Semester 2 Exam - click here for copy.

Time Permitting:
Programming and Geometry using the Processing computer language.
Click here to download Processing - free download.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 2 Exam and for the ACT.
Q4 W10 5/17/11 Tuesday
Class:
Class Basketball Finals - afternoon.

Practice Worksheet for Semester 2 Exam - click here for copy.

Time Permitting:
Programming and Geometry using the Processing computer language.
Click here to download Processing - free download.

Homework:
(1.) Study for Semester 2 Exam and for the ACT.
Q4 W10 5/16/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 9-7, Transformations With Matrices

Homework:
(1.) Read Chapter 9-7.
(2.) Page 509, #4, 6, 8, 10.
Q4 W9 5/13/11 Friday
Class:
ACT Practice Test - No. 33 to 60 - click here for copy.

ACT Practice Test answers for all - click here for copy.

Evaluate ACT practice Test Score - click here for scoring form.

Homework:
(1.) Study ACT Worked Out Practice Test Answers 33-60 - click here for copy.
Q4 W9 5/12/11 Thursday
Class:
ACT Practice Test - No. 1 to 32 - click here for copy.

Homework:
(1.) Study ACT Worked Out Practice Test Answers 1-32 - click here for copy.
Q4 W9 5/11/11 Wednesday
Class:
Quarter 4 Exam 2.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W9 5/10/11 Tuesday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW7.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW7 - click here for copy.
Q4 W9 5/9/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Continue Ch. 9-1, reflections in the X-Y Coordinate Plane.

Homework:
(1.) Page 468, #27, 29 to 32.
Q4 W8 5/6/11 Friday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Period 2 ==> practice reflections.

Period 6 ==> Cinco De Mayo Celebration.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W8 5/5/11 Thursday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Return/review graded Q4Quiz5.

Intro. to Ch. 9, Transformations.

Ch. 9-1, Reflections.

Homework:
(1.) Page 467, #5-7, 12-17, 24,25.
Q4 W8 5/4/11 Wednesday
Class:
Quarter 4 Quiz 5.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W8 5/3/11 Tuesday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW6.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW6 - click here for copy.
Q4 W8 5/2/11 Monday
Class:
Homework review.

Practice worksheet - coordinates in space - click here for copy.

X-Y-Z graph paper - full size - click here for copy.

X-Y-Z axes - 2 per page - click here for copy.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W7 4/29/11 Friday

No School - Tornado Recovery.


Q4 W7 4/28/11 Thursday

No School - Tornado Recovery.


Q4 W7 4/27/11 Wednesday

No School - Tornadoes.


Q4 W7 4/26/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

"Sink the 3D Sub".

Homework:
(1.) Page 717, #11, 16, 17, 20.
Q4 W7 4/25/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 13-5, Coordinates in Space.

Homework:
(1.) Page 717, #2, 4, 5, 6, 7.
Q4 W6 4/22/11 Friday
Class:
Quarter 4 Quiz 4.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W6 4/21/11 Thursday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW5.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW5 - click here for copy.
Q4 W6 4/20/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Practice Worksheet - Inverse Functions of Linear Equations. See class notes for copy.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W6 4/19/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Using the composition of functions to prove that functions are inverses of each other.

Definition of "one-to-one" functions.

Homework:
(1.) Six(6) problems - see class notes.
Q4 W6 4/18/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Definition of Inverse Functions.

Finding the inverse of linear functions.

Homework:
(1.) Find inverse function and graph f(x), f-1(x), and dashed y=x:
  1. y=f(x)=2x-4
  2. y=f(x)=(1/2)x+3
  3. y=f(x)=4x-1
  4. y=f(x)=(-3/4)x+6
Q4 W5 4/11/11 - 4/15/11 Monday - Friday
 
No School - Spring Break! 
 
Q4 W4 4/8/11 Friday
Class:
Introduction to the three 'logarithm rules" - click here for copy.

Return/review Quarter 4 Exam 1.

Homework:
(1.) Enjoy Spring Break! Go play outside :-).
Q4 W4 4/7/11 Thursday
Class:
Quarter 4 Exam 1.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W4 4/6/11 Wednesday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW4.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW4 - click here for copy.
Q4 W4 4/5/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Logarithms ==> recall: a logarithm is an exponent!

Homework:
(1.) Practice HW4 worksheet (see class notes for copy).
Q4 W4 4/4/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Introduction to Matrices.

Dimensions of a matrix, scalar multiplication.

Adding, subtracting, and multiplying matrices.

Homework:
(1.) Page 753, #13-23 odd.
Q4 W3 4/1/11 Friday
Class:
Quarter 4 Quiz 3.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W3 3/31/11 Thursday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Compound interest rate problems.

Individual Graded Work - Q4HW3.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW3 - click here for copy.
Q4 W3 3/30/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
The "general form" of the exponential function.

Solving exponential growth and decay problems.

Homework:
(1.) Practice Worksheet (see Monday class notes) - # 10-28 even.
(2.) Two exponential growth/decay problems (see class notes).
Q4 W3 3/29/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Simplifying fractional exponents.

Definition of Exponential Functions ==> y=a(b)x.

Graphing Exponential Functions

Homework:
(1.) Practice Worksheet (see Monday class notes) - # 9-27 odd.
(2.) Graph y=3x and y=(1/3)x
Q4 W3 3/28/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Review of the six exponent rules - click here for copy.

The 7th Exponent Rule ==> The Fractional Exponent Rule.

Homework:
(1.) Practice Worksheet (see class notes) - # 1-8.
Q4 W2 3/25/11 Friday
Class:
Quarter 4 Quiz 2.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W2 3/24/11 Thursday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW2.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW2 - click here for copy.
Q4 W2 3/23/11 Wednesday
Class:
Period 2 ==> Field Trip to Tech. Center.

Period 6 ==> Practice for IGW tomorrow.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W2 3/22/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Return/review graded Quiz 1 & Homework 1.

Continue 13-1, Volume of Prisms and Cylinders. Group practice: Page 692-693, #17, 25-27.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W2 3/21/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 13-1, Volume of Prisms and Cylinders.

Homework:
(1.) Page 691, #1-6.
Q4 W1 3/18/11 Friday
Class:
Quarter 4 Quiz 1.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W1 3/17/11 Thursday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q4HW1.

Homework:
(1.) Q4HW1 - click here for copy.
Q4 W1 3/16/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Continue Ch. 12-4, practice finding the surface area of cylinders.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q4 W1 3/15/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Ch. 12-4, Surface Area of Cylinders.

Homework:
(1.) Page 657, #4-7.
Q4 W1 3/14/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Happy Pi Day!

Ch. 12-3, Surface Area of Prisms.

Homework:
(1.) Page 651, #6, 8, 9, 11.
Q3 W10 3/11/11 Friday
Class:
Quarter 3 Exam 2.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W10 3/10/11 Thursday
Class:
Practice for Exam 2 - Practice Worksheet #2 - click here for copy.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W10 3/9/11 Wednesday
Class:
Practice for Exam 2 - Practice Worksheet #1 - click here for copy.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W10 3/8/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 12-2, Nets and Surface Area.

Interactive Nets at Learner.org - better than reading the net folding instructions.

Homework:
(1.) Page 645, #5-7 (nets optional).
(2.) Page 648, #50-53.
Q3 W10 3/7/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 12-1, Three Dimensional Figures.

Interactive Isometric Drawing Tool - very cool.

Spinning Platonic Solids - and more! At MathIsFun.com.

Half-inch isomtric dot paper (use for the corner drawing in homework) - click here.

Homework:
(1.) Page 639, #1-8.
Q3 W9 3/4/11 Friday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Ch. 11-5, Geometric Probability.

Homework:
(1.) Bull's Eye vs Triple Score Question - see class notes.
Q3 W9 3/3/11 Thursday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 11-3, Area of Regular Polygons and Circles.

Homework:
(1.) Page 613, #3, 6, 14, 19.
Q3 W9 3/2/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Period 2 ==> AHSGE.

Period 6 ==> Mini ACT Topic Review: Complex Numbers.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W9 3/1/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Period 2 ==> AHSGE.

Period 6 ==> Mini ACT Topic Review: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W9 2/28/11 Monday
Class:
Period 2 ==> AHSGE.

Period 6 ==> Installing and Using GeoGebra.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W8 2/25/11 Friday
Class:
Q3Quiz6.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W8 2/24/11 Thursday
Class:
IGW: Q3HW7.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW7 - click here for copy.
Q3 W8 2/23/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Ch. 11-2, Area of Triangles and Trapezoids.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W8 2/22/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Properties of Parallelograms.

Ch. 11-1, Area of Parallelograms.

Homework:
(1.) Page 598, #3 to 5, 15 to 17.
Q3 W8 2/21/11 Monday
Class:
Q3Quiz5.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W7 2/18/11 Friday
Class:
Review for Q3Quiz5.

Homework:
(1.) Review for Q3Quiz5.
Q3 W7 2/17/11 Thursday
Class:
Homework review.

IGW: Q3HW6.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW6 - click here for copy.
Q3 W7 2/16/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Continue Ch. 10-6, finding the measure of an exterior angle to a circle that is formed by a secant-secant, secant-tangent, or tangent-tangent.

Homework:
(1.) Page 565, #21, 23, 25 to 27,
(2.) Page 579, #39.
Q3 W7 2/15/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Return/review graded Q3Exam1 (time permitting).

Practice converting from the General Form to the Center-Radius Form of the equation of a circle.

Homework:
(1.) Finish practice "circle equation" worksheet (see class notes).
Q3 W7 2/14/11 Monday
Class:
Per. 2 ==> Installing and Using GeoGebra.
Using GeoGebra to find the Incenter and Circumcenter of a triangle.

Per. 6 ==> Q3Exam1.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W6 2/11/11 Friday
Class:
Q3Exam1 (Per. 6 delayed due to power outage).

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W6 2/10/11 Thursday
Class:
Continue IGW: Q3HW5.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW5 - click here for copy.
Q3 W6 2/9/11 Wednesday
Class:
Homework review.

Practice for Exam1.

Begin IGW: Q3HW5.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW5 - click here for copy.
Q3 W6 2/8/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 10-6, Secants, Tangents, and Angle Measures.

Ch. 10-8, Equations of a Circle. The "center-radius" form and general form. How to switch from general form to "center-radius form by completing the square for x and y.

Homework:
(1.) Page 564, #12-14,
(2.) Page 577-578, #3, 4, 6, 7, 10-12.
Q3 W6 2/7/11 Monday
Class:
Q3Quiz4.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W5 2/4/11 Friday
Class:
Q3 Quiz4 deferred to Monday due to weather delay.

Continue work on Q3HW4 Worksheet.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW4 - click here for copy.
Q3 W5 2/3/11 Thursday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q3HW4 Worksheet.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW4 - click here for copy.
Q3 W5 2/2/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Definitions: incenter and circumcenter of a triangle.

Constructions: drawing a circle incribed within and circumscribed around a triangle.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W5 2/1/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Homework review.

Ch. 10-5, Tangents.

Construction: Tangent to circle from point outside circle.

Homework:
(1.) Page 555, #8, 9, 12, 14, 15,
(2.) Page 557, #29, 30.
Q3 W5 1/31/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
ACT practice (2 problems), return/review graded HW3/Quiz3 (time permitting).

Ch. 10-4, Inscribed Angles.

Homework:
(1.) Page 549, #8, 9, 13.
Q3 W4 1/28/11 Friday
Class:
Q3 Quiz3.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W4 1/27/11 Thursday
Class:
Individual Graded Work - Q3HW3 Worksheet.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW3 - click here for copy.
Q3 W4 1/26/11 Wednesday
Class:
Homework review - click here for worked out answers.

Individual Graded Work - Q3HW3 Worksheet.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW3 - click here for copy.
Q3 W4 1/25/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 10-3, Arcs and Chords.

Homework:
(1.) Page 534, #47-50, 52,
(2.) Page 540-541, #11-17 odd, 23-25, 39.
Q3 W4 1/24/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here)
Ch. 10-2, Angles and Arcs.

Homework:
(1.) Page 532-533, #1-13 odd, 20, 32.
Q3 W3 1/21/11 Friday
Class: 
Quarter 3 Quiz 2.

* Semester 1 Report Cards Issued in Homerooms.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W3 1/20/11 Thursday
Class: 
Individual Graded Work -- Quarter 3 Homework 2.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW2 - click here for copy.
Q3 W3 1/19/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
Homework review.

Practice: circle and triangle properties.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W3 1/18/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
ACT Practice/Homework review.

Practice verifying Trigonometric Identities.

Ch. 10-1, Circles and Circumference.

Homework:
(1.) Verify 4 Trig. Identities (see class notes),
(2.) Page 526, #21-27, 44, 46, 52.
Q3 W3 1/17/11 Monday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
Trigonemtric Identities (textbook page 391).

Verifying Trigonometric Identities.

The Reciprocal Identities, the Pythagorean Identities, sin(x)/cos(x) = tan(x).

Homework:
(1.) Memorize today's definitions and Identities.
(2.) Verify: cot2(x) + 1 = csc2(x)
Q3 W2 1/10 - 1/14/11 Monday-Friday
No School - Snow/Ice Week!
Q3 W1 1/07/11 Friday
Class: 
Quarter 3 Quiz 1.

Homework:
(1.) None.
Q3 W1 1/06/11 Thursday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
Individual Graded Work -- Quarter 3 Homework 1.

Homework:
(1.) Q3HW1 - click here for copy.
Q3 W1 1/05/11 Wednesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
The special case: using the Law of Cosines and the Quadratic Formula to solve SSA triangles .

The "Ambiguous Case of the Law of Sines".

Homework:
Solve the following triangles:
(1) A=82 deg., a=9, b=12.
(2) A=105 deg., a=18, b=14.
Q3 W1 1/04/11 Tuesday
Class: (today's class notes - click here) 
Welcome Back!. *Start of Quarter 3*

The Law of Cosines.

Using the Law of Cosines for SAS and SSS triangles.

Homework:
(1.) Page 388, #20, 21.
Q3 W1 1/03/11 Monday
Class: 
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY.

BEGIN SEMESTER 2.

Homework:
(1.) None.

 
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