Course Description

Friday, September 22

no class, due to Field Day

Thursday, September 21

briefly discussed solving a linear system of inequalities by graphing;
began discussing solving a 3 equation, 3 unknown system by elimination;
start working on p.182 #4, 6, 10-20 even (due next Thursday);
next class period is Wednesday, due to Field Day and Testing

Wednesday, September 20

discussed solving a linear system by substitution and by elimination;
p.164#4-12, 16-24, 28-32 even

Tuesday, September 19

discussed test over chapter 2;
discussed solving a linear system graphically;
p.156 #4-8, 18-26 even

Monday, September 18

test over chapter 2;
read:  152-155


Friday, September 8

no class, due to Community Outreach Day

Thursday, September 7

quiz 2.2;
test 2 on Monday; BWCA participants need to take it before leaving Sunday

Wednesday, September 6

discussed p. 135;
reviewed for quiz;
quiz 2.2 tomorrow;
test 2 on Monday; BWCA participants need to take it before leaving Sunday

Tuesday, September 5

discussed p. 127;
discussed/demonstrated working with 2-variable inequalities;
p.135 #8-16, 22, 24, 30, 32 even

Monday, September 4

discussed Friday’s quiz;
discussed translations and transformations;
p. 127 #4-8, 16-22 even


Friday, September 1

quiz over the first part of chapter 2;
read:  pp. 123-126 (transformations and translations)

Thursday, August 31

reviewed what we’ve done so far in chapter 2;
quiz tomorrow

Wednesday, August 30

discussed scatter plots, line of best fit, and correlation;
p.117-118 #4-18 even

Tuesday, August 29

discussed direct variations;
p.109 #4-28 even

Monday, August 28

discussed writing a linear equation, given the slope and a point, or given two points;
p.101-102 #4-16, 20, 22, 30-36 even


Friday, August 25

discussed standard form and slope-intercept form of linear functions;
p.93 #4-16, 24-28, 32-36 even

Thursday, August 24

did % grade activity;
read:  pp. 89-92

Wednesday, August 23

discussed yesterday’s HW;
discussed linear functions;
p.86 #4-14, 18-26 even

Tuesday, August 22

discussed Friday’s quiz;
discussed the concept of a mathematical function;
pp. 76-79 #16-38 even

Monday, August 21

no class, due to solar eclipse


Friday, August 18

quiz over chapter 1
read pp. 72-72 (functions)

Thursday, August 17

discussed homework;
reviewed chapter 1
quiz tomorrow over chapter 1

 Wednesday, August 16

discussed homework;
discussed the absolute value function;
worked sample problems;
p. 55-56 #4-20, 44-50 even

 Tuesday, August 15

discussed homework;
discussed graphing linear inequalities;
worked sample problems;
p. 44-47 #4-32, 62-72 even

 Monday, August 14

discussed homework;
reviewed solving for unknowns;
worked sample problems;
p. 30-32 #4-14, 18-26 even


Friday, August 11

discussed homework;
reviewed solving equations
p. 21-22 #4-12, 20-28, 34-38, 44-48, 56-60 even

Thursday, August 10

reviewed working powers and variables;
p. 13-15 #4-48, 60 even

Wednesday, August 9

discussed pretest;
briefly discussed properties of real numbers;
p. 9-5 #64-80 even

Tuesday, August 8

pretest;
read pp. 2-5

Monday, August 7

explained course content;
reviewed Algebra I concepts;
pretest tomorrow