Q2 W10 12/23/11 Friday NO SCHOOL - Christmas Holiday Q2 W10 12/22/11 Thursday NO SCHOOL - Christmas Holiday Q2 W10 12/21/11 Wednesday Class: Periods 1, 2 Semester 1 Exams. -----End of Quarter 2----- -----End of Semester 1----- Homework: (1.) Enjoy the Holidays! Q2 W10 12/20/11 Tuesday Class: Practice for Semester 1 Exam: Random Problems - click here. Linear Topics - click here. Quadratics and Functions - click here. Matrices, Radicals, Exponents, and Trigonometry - click here. Periods 3, 5, 6 Semester 1 Exams. Homework: (1.) Study for Semester Exam. Q2 W10 12/19/11 Monday Class: Practice for Semester 1 Exam: Random Problems - click here. Linear Topics - click here. Quadratics and Functions - click here. Matrices, Radicals, Exponents, and Trigonometry - click here. Periods 4 & 7 Semester 1 Exams. Homework: (1.) Study for Semester Exam. Q2 W9 12/16/11 Friday Class: Practice ACT test - second half. Homework: (1.) Study for the semester exam. Q2 W9 12/15/11 Thursday Class: Practice ACT test - first half. Homework: (1.) Study for the semester exam. Q2 W9 12/14/11 Wednesday Class: Practice for Semester 1 Exam: Random Problems - click here. Linear Topics - click here. Quadratics and Functions - click here. Matrices, Radicals, Exponents, and Trigonometry - click here. Homework: (1.) Study for the semester exam. Q2 W9 12/13/11 Tuesday Class: Quarter 2 Exam 2. Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W9 12/12/11 Monday Class: Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 6. Homework: (1.) Study for Exam 2. Q2 W8 12/9/11 Friday Class: ACT practice/mini-topic review. Homework: (1.) Study for ACT and next week's Exam. Q2 W8 12/8/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. ACT practice/mini-topic review. Homework: (1.) Study for ACT and next week's Exam. Q2 W8 12/7/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Continue Ch. 13-1, Right Triangle Trigonometry ==> Solving for missing sides and angles. Special Right Triangles (45-45-90 and 30-60-90). Homework: (1.) Page 707, #21-23, 25, 26. (2.) Table of Sin, Cos, Tan - click here for copy. Q2 W8 12/6/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Example inverse function problem: Page 394 #38 to 40. Ch. 13-1, Right Triangle Trigonometry. Homework: (1.) Page 706, #2, 4-6, 15. (2.) Table of Sin, Cos, Tan - click here for copy. Q2 W8 12/5/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 7-8, Inverse Functions and Relations. Homework: (1.) Page 393, #8 to 11. Q2 W7 12/2/11 Friday Class: Quarter 2 Definition & Formula Quiz 3. Hints: All prior DFQ's especially the meaning of solving an equation, the imaginary number i, the area and circumference of a circle, false solutions, the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra plus:Quadratic Equation, Quadratic Function, axis of symmetry, composition of functions, the discriminant, the Quadratic Formula, the 4 different types of values for the discriminant and what they mean. Quarter 2 Closed Book Quiz 5 Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W7 12/1/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 5 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W7 11/30/11 Wednesday Class: Homework review. Practice: function operations. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W7 11/29/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 7-7, Operations with Functions ==> adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and finding the composition of functions. Homework: (1.) Page 387, #19, 31. (2.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (3.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W7 11/28/11 Monday Class: Practice: graphing the quadratic function. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W6 11/25/11 Friday NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday Q2 W6 11/24/11 Thursday NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday Q2 W6 11/23/11 Wednesday NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday Q2 W6 11/22/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Finish Ch. 6-5 ==> 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. 6-5. (2.) Explore parabolas on the Internet. (3.) Memorize flashcard definitions. Q2 W6 11/21/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 6-5, The Quadratic Formula and the Discriminant. Finding the Quadratic Formula by Completing the Square on ax2 + 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 ax2 + bx = c = 0. (3.) Memorize the Quadratic Formula. Q2 W5 11/18/11 Friday Class: Quarter 2 Closed Book Quiz 4 Quarter 2 Progress Reports (midterms) scheduled to be issued today in homeroom. Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W5 11/17/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 4 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q2 W5 11/16/11 Wednesday Class: Homework review Practice: completing the square, finding and evaluating the discriminant. Model problem for completing the square - click here for copy. Model for rationalizing and simplifying answers - click here for copy. DFQ Hints: All prior DFQ's plus:Steps to Solve a QE by Completing the Square, meaning of the discriminant. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W5 11/15/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Practice: Ch. 6-4, Solving Quadratic Equations By Completing the Square. Finding and evaluating the discriminant ==> d = b2-4ac. 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 11/14/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return/review graded Exam 1 (time permitting). Ch. 6-4, Solving Quadratic Equations By Completing the Square. Homework: (1.) Page 311, #32-36 (solve and check solutions). Q2 W4 11/11/11 Friday NO SCHOOL - Veteran's Day Holiday Q2 W4 11/10/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Exam 1. Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W4 11/9/11 Wednesday Class: Practice/review for Q2 Exam 1. Note: Veteran's Day Program/Assembly today. Homework: (1.) Study for Exam 1 - click here for practice worksheet. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W4 11/8/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review: Ch. 6-3, Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring. Exam 1 Topics (see class notes). Practice/review for Exam 1. Homework: (1.) Study for Exam 1 - click here for practice worksheet. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W4 11/7/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return/review graded OBQ3 and CBQ3 (time permitting). Ch. 6-3, Solving Quadratic Equations By Factoring.Solving the quadratic equation special 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, #4-12. Q2 W3 11/4/11 Friday Class: Quarter 2 Closed Book Quiz 3 Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W3 11/3/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Definition & Formula Quiz 2. Hints: All prior DFQ's plus:complex numbers, 3 steps to solve a radical equation, extraneous solutions, FTOA, ZPP, the imaginary number i. Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 3 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q2 W3 11/2/11 Wednesday Class: Homework review. Practice: radical and quadratic equations, complex numbers. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W3 11/1/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Ch. 5-9, Complex Numbers. Homework: (1.) Page 273-274, #4-11, 48-51. Q2 W3 10/31/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return/review graded OBQ2 and CBQ2 (time permitting). Ch. 5-8, Radical Equations and Inequalities. 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, (2.) 3 quadratic equations (see class notes for these problems). Q2 W2 10/28/11 Friday Class: Quarter 2 Closed Book Quiz 2 Quarter 1 Report Cards issued in Homeroom to all students. Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W2 10/27/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Definition & Formula Quiz 2. Hint: All prior DFQ's, Fractional Exponent Rule. Return/review all graded work. Practice: fractional exponents and simplifying radicals. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q2 W2 10/26/11 Wednesday Class: Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 2 (because all Juniors are meeting in library 2nd Period tomorrow). Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q2 W2 10/25/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 5-7, Rational (fractional) Exponents. Homework: (1.) Page 261, 21-53 odd. Q2 W2 10/24/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return review graded Quiz 1. Ch. 5-5, Roots of Real Numbers. Ch. 5-6, Radical Expressions ==> adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with radicals. Homework: (1.) Page 248, #29-45 odd, (2.) Page 254, #15-25 odd. Q2 W1 10/21/11 Friday Class: Quarter 2 Closed Book Quiz 1 Homework: (1.) None. Q2 W1 10/20/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 2 Definition & Formula Quiz 1. Quarter 2 Open Book Quiz 1 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q2 W1 10/19/11 Wednesday Class: Homework review. Practice factoring polynomials. DFQ Hints: monomial, polynomial, degree of a monomial, degree of a polynomial, exponent rules, PST pattern, DOS pattern, steps to factor a trinomial by the magic number method. Homework: (1.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ, (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions, (3.) Memorize the exponent rules. Q2 W1 10/18/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. How to recognize and factor a Perfect Square Trinomial. Homework: (1.) Page 242, #28 to 38. Q2 W1 10/17/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 5-4, Factoring Polynomials ==> GCF - Greatest Common Factor. FBG - Factoring By Grouping. Ch. 5-4, Factoring Polynomials ==> Factoring 2nd Degree Trinomials of the form ax2 + bx +c using the "magic number" method. Homework: (1.) Page 242, #5, 6, 15, 20 to 27. Q1 W9 10/14/11 Friday Class: Exam 2 Makeups (as needed), return/review graded Exam 2. Afternoon = Homecoming Parade. -----End of Quarter 1----- Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W9 10/13/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 1 Exam 2 = End of Quarter Exam. Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W9 10/12/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Difference of (Perfect) Squares Pattern (from Bell Exercise). Ch. 5-3, Dividing Polynomials with Monomials. Homework: (1.) Page 236, #15-17, (2.) Page 276-277, #1-24, (3.) Study for Exam 2, click here for practice worksheet. Q1 W9 10/11/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 5-2, Polynomials including adding, subtracting, and multiplying polynomials. How to find the degree of a polynomial. Homework: (1.) Page 231-232, #4-14, 48-50. (2.) Study for Exam 2, click here for practice worksheet. Q1 W9 10/10/11 Monday NO SCHOOL - Alabama Parenting Day Q1 W8 10/7/11 Friday Class: Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 6 (& Quiz 5 for Period 2). Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W8 10/6/11 Thursday Class: Practice worksheet: Cramer's Rule and Exponent Rules - odds - click here. Homework: (1.) Practice worksheet - evens - click here. Q1 W8 10/5/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) The Six (6) Exponent Rules. Ch. 5-1, Monomials, definitions including degree of a monomial, operations with monomials. Homework: (1.) Page 226-227 #19-31 odd, 36, 44-58, (2.) Memorize the 6 exponent rules - click here, (3.) Extra Practice: Cramer's Rule and Exponent Rules - click here. Q1 W8 10/4/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 4-6, Cramer's Rule for solving systems of linear equations with determinants. Homework: (1.) Page 192, #4, 6, 12, 13, (2.) Page 193, #26. Q1 W8 10/3/11 Monday Class: Period 2 ==> ASVAB Testing. ASVAB FAQ - click here. Period 7 ==> review graded Quiz 5, exponent rules. Homework: (1.) Begin memorizing the 6 exponent rules - click here. Q1 W7 9/30/11 Friday Class: Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 5 Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W7 9/29/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Quarter 1 Definition & Formula Quiz 4. Hint: Matrix terms and Linear programming terms. Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 6 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q1 W7 9/28/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 4-2 Operations With Matrices (e.g. add, subtract, multiply by scalar). Ch. 4-3, Multiplying Matrices. Ch. 4-4, Determinants of Square Matrices. Homework: (1.) Page 164, #14, 15, 19, (2.) Page 171, #4-8, (3.) Page 172, #15-18, 27. (4.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (5.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W7 9/27/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Finish Ch. 3-4, Linear Programming. Unbounded feasible regions. Ch. 4-1, Introduction to Matrices. Homework: (1.) Page 132, #8, 19, (2.) Page 156, #1, 6, 7, 10-15. Q1 W7 9/26/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return/review graded Homework 5 and Quiz 4 (if time permits). Ch. 3-4, Linear Programming. Homework: (1.) Read Chapter 3-4, Linear Programming, (2.) Page 132, #3, 5. Q1 W6 9/23/11 Friday Class: Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 4 Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W6 9/22/11 Thursday Class: Study for Quarter 1 Definition & Formula Quiz. Hint: Vertex Theorem, constraint, feasible region, bounded region, EBS, EBA, plus ANY definition or formula from prior weeks. EBS - the Elimination By Substitution method of solving a system of linear equations. Get either x or y from either equation by itself then substitute what it equals into the other equation to eliminate a variable. EBA - the Elimination By Addition method of solving a system of linear equations. Get the x,y, and numbers of both equations lined up. Multiply zero, one, or at most both of the equations by a number that will give equal and opposite coefficients to either the x, or y terms. Add the equations to eliminate the variable with equal and opposite coefficients. Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 5 Homework: (1.) Study for this week's CBQ. Q1 W6 9/21/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) 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.) Study for this week's DFQ, OBQ, & CBQ. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W6 9/20/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Practice: Solving Systems of Linear Equations Algebraically, and Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing. Homework: (1.) Finish Page 125, #6, 8, and 9 (from Tues.). Q1 W6 9/19/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review. Ch. 3-3, Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities by Graphing. Homework: (1.) Page 125, #4, 5, 6, 8, 9. Q1 W5 9/16/11 Friday Class: Return/review graded Exam 1 Quarter 1 Progress Reports (midterms) scheduled to be issued today in homeroom. Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W5 9/15/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 3-1 & 3-2, Solving Systems of Linear Equations by graphing and algebraically:==> EBS - Elimination by Substitution.==> 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 (due Mon.). Q1 W5 9/14/11 Wednesday Class: Quarter 1 Exam 1. Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W5 9/13/11 Tuesday Class: Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 4 Homework: (1.) Study for Exam 1. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W5 9/12/11 Monday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Bell Exercise = ACT practice problems. Homework review. Practice: linear equations. Things to do to get ready for Exam 1: review and work all of the problems you missed on earlier quizzes, study ALL of your flash cards, come in for after school help on weak areas. Homework: (1.) Begin studying for Exam 1. Q1 W4 9/9/11 Friday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Bell Exercise = ACT practice problems. Ch. 2-2 to 2-4, Linear Equations including Standard Form, Slope-Intercept Form, definition of slope, the slope of parallel and perpendicular lines, and writing linear equations. Homework: (1.) Page 78-79, #4-10, 15, 16, 19-21. Q1 W4 9/8/11 Thursday Class: Quarter 1 Definition & Formula Quiz 3. Hint. The "*" is for really important ones. These are the new definitions from the past week you are to have flash cards for and to have memorized. The quiz this week will have some of these and some from prior weeks. You need to have them all memorized. Period. Stop hoping you will remember these by accident. Put in your work. Memory is repeating, repeating, repeating. Memory is repeating, repeating, repeating. Memory is...see- you remembered, why? :-): Compound Inequality, 2 Steps for Solving Compound Inequalities, "And" Compound Inequality, "Or" Compound Inequality, 3 Steps for Solving Absolute Value Inequalities,*Relation, *Function, Vertical Line Test, Function Notation. Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 3 Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W4 9/7/11 Wednesday Class: Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 3 Homework: (1.) Study for DFQ3 & CBQ3. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W4 9/6/11 Tuesday Class: School delayed 2 hours due to rain. Practice for OBQ3, DFQ3, and CBQ3. Homework: (1.) Study for DFQ3 & CBQ3. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W4 9/5/11 Monday NO SCHOOL - LABOR DAY HOLIDAY Q1 W3 9/2/11 Friday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 2-1, Functions and Relations. Definitions: relation, function, domain, range, independent variable, dependent variable, function notation. Homework: (1.) Page 60 #17-22, Page 61, #46-51. Q1 W3 9/1/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 1-4, Absolute Value Equations. Finish Ch. 1-6, Absolute Value Inequalities. Homework: (1.) Page 31, #33, 35, 37, 39, (2.) Page 44, #37, 38, 39. Q1 W3 8/31/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Return/review graded Closed Book Quiz 2. Ch. 1-6, Solving Compound Inequalities. Homework: (1.) Page 44, #27, 28. Q1 W3 8/30/11 Tuesday Class: Quarter 1 Definition & Formula Quiz 2. Hint: Integers Using Set Notation, Rational Numbers Using Set Notation, Irrational Numbers Using Set Notation, Degree of Monomial, Degree of Polynomial, Order of Operations Memory Aid Using Parentheses and Left to Right Arrows, GRI, Rule for Multiplying Fractions, Like Terms, Circumference of a Circle. Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 2 Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W3 8/29/11 Monday Class: Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 2 Homework: (1.) Study for DFQ2 & CBQ2 tomorrow. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W2 8/26/11 Friday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Review/practice: Order of Operations, Solving Equations and Inequalities. Homework: (1.) Get all flash cards updated & memorized. (2.) Practice GRI problems as needed. Q1 W2 8/25/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Continue Ch. 1-5 Solving Inequalities, the GRI ==> Golden Rule of Inequalities. Homework: (1.) Page 37-38, #4 to 12, 35, 36, 50, 51. Q1 W2 8/24/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Review graded Closed Book Quiz 1. Ch. 1-5 Solving Inequalities, the GRI ==> Golden Rule of Inequalities. Review sign rules and fraction rules. Homework: (1.) Enter "Solving Inequalities" into the search box and explore! @import url(http://www.google.com/cse/api/branding.css); Custom Search Q1 W2 8/23/11 Tuesday Class: Quarter 1 Definition & Formula Quiz 1. Hint: Area of a Circle, Circumference of a Circle, Order of Operations Memory Aid PE(MD)(AS) with left to right arrows, Integers, Rational Numbers, Irrational Numbers, Real Numbers, Commutative Property of Addition, Like Terms, What does it mean to "Solve an Equation". Quarter 1 Closed Book Quiz 1 Homework: (1.) None. Q1 W2 8/22/11 Monday Class:(today's class notes - click here) Quarter 1 Open Book Quiz 1 Homework: (1.) Study for DFQ1 & CBQ1 tomorrow. (2.) Memorize your flashcard definitions. Q1 W1 8/19/11 Friday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Finish Ch. 1-3, 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. Homework: (1.) Page 25, #46, 47, 49, 51, 57, 60, 61 - click here for copy. Q1 W1 8/18/11 Thursday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 1-3 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.) Homework Worksheet (16 Equations) - click here for copy. Q1 W1 8/17/11 Wednesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Homework review (see class notes). Exact vs. Approximate answers. Continue Ch. 1-1 Expressions and Formulas and Ch. 1-2 Properties of Real Numbers. Homework: (1.) Define the 6 sets of numbers and give examples of each ==> flash cards. Q1 W1 8/16/11 Tuesday Class: (today's class notes - click here) Ch. 1-1 Expressions and Formulas. Ch. 1-2 Properties of Real Numbers. Also: PE(MD)(AS), sets of numbers, showing work. Homework: (1.) Worksheet Ch. 1-1 & 1-2 (8 problems) - click here. (2.) Math likes/dislikes, math class likes/dislikes. (3.) Into. letter and contact forms returned (if not done already), (4.) Flash Cards!! Q1 W1 8/15/11 Monday 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. Al-Khwarizmi - 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 "al-jabr" 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 - pdf    or    click here - word. (2.) Contact Form - click here - pdf    or    click here - word. (3.) Organize class notes (4.) Explore BulldogMath.com :-).