Thursday, March 29, 2012

Assignments for Wed/Thurs, 3/28-29

Exams for all classes Wednesday and Thursday.
Enjoy your break, be safe, be wise.
Catch you on the flip-flop for the home stretch!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 3/27

Today was an exam review day.
The survey project is due Thursday or sooner.
The mid-semester exam is Wednesday.

Algebra II:
Today was an exam review day.
The mid-semester exam for 2nd hour is Wednesday.
The mid-semester exam for 4th,5th,6th hours is Thursday.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 3/26

Algebra II:
Students took their test on C11 over Sequences and Series,
then began their Exam Review for Exam on Wednesday/Thursday.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Assignments for Thursday and Friday, 3/

On Thursday, students began studying data ethics.
·      Read pg. 174-188
·      Do pg. 180: 3.44
·            pg. 181: 3.47
·            pg. 184: 3.49-3.52
·            pg. 187: 3.53-3.57
Take-home Quiz 3.2 is due Friday.
On Friday, students collected data for their survey project, which is due next Thursday, 3/29.
For those who like to begin preparing early, here's the exam review.

Algebra II:

On Thursday, students learned...

·      how to use summation notation to represent a finite geometric series,
·      how to evaluate a finite geometric series.  
·      how to determine whether an infinite geometric series converges or diverges,
·      how to determine on what number a convergent geometric series converges
Assignment: do 11-5: 2-38 evens
This guide may help you: C11 Summary Reference Sheet

·      The C11 Test is on Monday, 3/26.
For those who like to begin preparing early, here's the exam review.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Assignments for Wednesday, 3/21

Students learned how and when Block Design is used when designing an experiment.
Read pg. 164-173
Do pg. 168: 3.32-3.35
      pg. 171: 3.36-3.39, 3.42-3.43
If you want to begin studying for the exam....

Algebra II:
Students learned...
·      the difference between a sequence and a series,
·      the difference between a finite series and an infinite series,
·      how to use summation notation to represent a finite series,
·      and how to evaluate a finite series.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 3/20

Read pg. 152-163
Do pg. 158:  3.22-3.25
      pg. 163:  3.26-3.30
Do 3.1 Take-Home Quiz
  àdue tomorrow at beginning of class

Algebra II:
Students learned how to write recursive and explicit equations for geometric sequences.
Assignment: 11-3: 2-40 evens, 48-52 evens

Monday, March 19, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 3/19

Students learned about Randomized Comparative Experiments and Comparative Observational Studies.
The assignment is:
Read pg. 139-150
Do pg. 143:  3.6-3.8
      pg. 147:  3.11-3.14
      pg. 150:  3.15-3.21

Algebra II:
Students learned how write Recursive and Explicit equations for Arithetic Sequences.  Students took quiz 9:4-6 over Rational Equations.
The assignment is 11-2: 3-69 multiples of 3, 71

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Assignments for Wed/Thu/Fri, 3.14-16

Happy Pi (3.14) Day!

·      Read pg. 139-150
·      Do pg. 143: 3.6-3.8
·            pg. 147: 3.11-3.14
·            pg. 150:3.15-3.21
·      Thursday
o  Flex for everyone (I have a mtg. out of school)
o  Check Moodle for assignment
·      Friday
o  Review and Quiz over C2.1

Algebra II:
Thu – C.9:4-6 Quiz Review #2 Answer Key
Fri – Quiz over 9:4-6

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 3/13

Read pg. 133-138
Do pg. 138: 3.1-3.4
     pg. 194: 3.69a-c
     pg. 195-6: 3.73

Algebra II:
Do 9-6:1-21 odds, 39-45 odds

Monday, March 12, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 3/12

Today we began our study of C3-Designing Experiments with an actual study to determine the effectiveness of Therapeutic Touch via "Human Energy Field".  Here's the data:
After calculating the average % correct, students are to determine how this compares with what would be expected if students were just guessing.  Is there a member of class able to detect a "Human Energy Field"?
Algebra II:
Today's topic was adding and subtracting rational expressions. 
The assignment is 9-5: 10, 11-21 odds, 31-39 odds

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Assignments for Wednesday/Thursday, 3/7-8

Flex days Wed/Thur, everyone qualifies.
Check Moodle for assignments.

Algebra II:
Most students are taking ACT/MME.
The rest of us are watching "The Elegant Universe," a movie about String Theory, a theory that proposes that the fundamental ingredients of nature are inconceivably tiny strands of energy, and attempts to unite general relativity and quantum mechnaics.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Assignments for Tuesday, 3/6

Statistics and Algebra II:
For all you Juniors, I hope your ACT went well this morning.  Enjoy your afternoon!
For everyone else, I hope you had a great day off. 
See you all tomorrow!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Assignments for Monday, 3/5

Survey Project
o  Phase 1 & 2 due today on Friday
o  Professionalism required (typed or e-mailed)
o  Be detailed and specific, requirements here
·      Tuesday – ACT for Juniors, all others no school
·      Wednesday – Flex, check Moodle
·      Thursday – Flex, check Moodle
·      Friday – C2 Test, C2 practice test with answer key here, e-mail me w/questions
·      “Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land”

Algebra II:
·      Mon – “Donald Duck in Mathemagic Land”
·      Tues - ACT for Juniors, all others no school
·      Wed – ACT for Juniors, all others regular schedule
·      Thur – ACT for Juniors, all others regular schedule
·      Fri – Regular schedule for all students
o  NOTE: Mr. Niemann will be my sub on Thu/Fri

Friday, March 2, 2012

Assignments for Friday, 3/2

Students to open book/note Quiz 2.3 .
Phase 1 & 2 of Survey Project are due Monday end of class, professionalism required (ie - typed; printed or e-mailed to me)

Algebra II:
ACT Review Day
1) Volumes, Permutations and Combinations:
2) Permuations and Combinations Worksheet
I also discussed math class selections for next year with each student.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Assignments for Thursday, 3/1

Review Day
·      Read pg. 125-126
o  Do pg. 126: 2.75-2.79, 2.81
·      Read pg. 128-129

Algebra II:
ACT Review Day
1) Circumference, Area, Volume of Circles and Cylinders:

2) Sequences Worksheet and Answers