### Assignments for Wednesday, 9/26/2012

__Algebra II:__Today was an ACT Prep day. Students worked on linear equation/parallel/perpendicular problems taken from past ACT tests.

**Statistics:**__Assignment:__

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Today was an ACT Prep day. Students worked on linear equation/parallel/perpendicular problems taken from past ACT tests.

Notes 2.2 – “What Do Samples Tell Us?”

Read pg. 82-99

Do pg. 86: 2.25-2.29

· pg. 90: 2.30-2.32,
2.34

· pg. 95:
2.35-2.39

· pg. 97:
2.40-2.44

· pg. 99:
2.45-2.46

C2 Answers

Students worked in small groups to evaluate and categorize equations by attribute: parallel, perpendicular, y-intercept, x-intercept, intersecting a point in space. Students applied their learning to write equations for a geometric shape (rectangle).

Assignment:

Complete the "Parallel and Perpendicular Lines" problem sheet.

Due at the beginning of class tomorrow.

Students began their study of Sampling and Surveying by identifying what make a sample good or bad.

Today, students reviewed Friday's Quiz Prep 2-2 to reinforce their learnings of the slope-intercept, standard form, and point-slope forms of linear equations.

Chapter 1 tests were returned, grades are posted in PowerSchool.

Complete assignments from previous two days:

· Do 2-2: 1-10, 15-18, 45-47, 51-53, 91-93, 98

· Do 2-2: 20-25, 27-37 odds, 42-44, 54-59

Additional practice:

o On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0202

o On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0202

Today, students took their Chapter 1 test. Results forthcoming.

Students continued reviewing graphs of straight lines: Slope, Slope-Intercept Form, Standard Form, Point-Slope From, Graphing using tables, slope and intercept, and calculator. Students also began their review of parallel and perpendicular lines.

· Do 2-2: 20-25, 27-37 odds, 42-44, 54-59

o On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0202

Students continued reviewing for their Chapter 1 test on Monday.

· Read pg. 59

· Do pg. 1.70 – 1.79

· Answers

Fri:

· Article Analysis (due at 2:30pm)

· Crazy Claims in Advertising project (due at 2:30pm)

· Article Analysis (due at 2:30pm)

· Crazy Claims in Advertising project (due at 2:30pm)

Chapter 1 Test

Students reviewed graphs of straight lines: Slope, Slope-Intercept Form, Standard Form, Point-Slope From, Graphing using tables, slope and intercept, and calculator.

Do 2-2: 1-10, 15-18, 45-47, 51-53, 91-93, 98

o On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0202

o On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0202

Students began reviewing for their Chapter 1 test on Monday.

· Read pg. 59

· Do pg. 1.70 – 1.79

· Answers

· C1 Test Review

· Article Analysis (due at 2:30pm)

· Crazy Claims in Advertising project (due at 2:30pm)

Chapter 1 Test

Today we began our study of Functions, Equations, and Graphs: __“Three Views of a Function”__

Do 2-1: 12-21, 30-31, 36, 38, 39, 43-47, 50-57, 63, 73, 75

(and 2-1: 5-11, 32-35 if you didn’t do it yesterday)

Students took Quiz 1.3 and a Vocabulary Quiz in the computer lab today.

-->Article Analysis (Moodle, due Friday)

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project (Moodle, due Friday)

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project (Moodle, due Friday)

· C1 Test Review

· C1 Test

Students checked their knowledge of Chapter 1 today by taking their first test. Some students may have felt like this...

But most felt like this...

That's my goal - getting all my students to feel victorious over math!

-->read pages 55-56

-->Do 2-1: 5-11, 32-35.

Students took Quiz 1.2 in the computer lab today.

-->Article Analysis (Moodle, due Friday)

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project (Moodle, due Friday)

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project (Moodle, due Friday)

· Quiz 1.3

· Vocabulary Quiz

· Article Analysis/Crazy Claims in Advertising (Moodle, due Friday)

· C1 Test Review

· C1 Test

Today was our second review day for the chapter test on Tuesday (tomorrow!).

"Extra Practice for C.1 in Class" review packet answers.

C1:2-4 quizzes were returned. Grades are posted on PowerTeacher.

Optional additional practice:

-->Chapter 1 Test, phschool.com, code aga-0152

-->Extra Credit: print off or e-mail to me (due Tuesday prior to the test).

It's very important to

Review for Q1.3.

--> Read pg. 57

--> Do pg. 57: 1.62 - 1.68

--> Answers

C1.1 Quizzes are graded. Scores and comments are posted in Moodle, scores only are posted in PowerSchool.

Mon: Review 1.3

Tue: Computer Lab B112 (assignments below, meet in classroom)

Wed: Computer Lab D109 (assignments below, meet in classroom)

-->Quiz 1.2

-->Quiz 1.3

-->Vocabulary Quiz

-->Article Analysis

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project

Today was a review day for the chapter test on Tuesday.

C.1 review packet with worked-out answers here.

We’ll review C1:2-4 quizzes on Monday, answer questions about the packet, and take a practice test.

Optional additional practice:

-->Chapter 1 Test, phschool.com, code aga-0152

-->Extra Credit: print off or e-mail to me (due Tuesday prior to the test).

Notes 1.3 - "Do the numbers make sense?"

--> Read pg. 45-54

--> Do pg. 49: 1.50, 1.53-1.54

Do pg. 55: 1.55-1.60

--> Answers

Quizzes not graded yet.

Mon: Review 1.3

Tue: Computer Lab B112 (assignments listed below)

Wed: Computer Lab D109 (assignments listed below)

-->Quiz 1.2

-->Quiz 1.3

-->Vocabulary Quiz

-->Article Analysis

-->Crazy Claims in Advertising project

Today students solved absolute value inequalities.

Do 1-5: 17-27 odds, 28-32 evens, 44-47, 54-56, 58-60, 68-69

Answers

__Optional Helps:__

o On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0105

o On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0105

o On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0105

o On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0105

After today, we will have completed our first unit, so the C1 Test will be Tuesday.

I now have calculator batteries, four AAA’s for $2.

I also have my engraver if you’d like your name engraved in your calculator.

Today students reviewed C1.2 “Measuring Data” in preparation for a quiz next Tuesday.

Read page 42 (Summary)

Do 1.42-1.46, 1.48

Read pg. 45-54 for tomorrow.

Students tested their knowledge of equation solving today by taking their first quiz over sections 2-4 of Chapter 1. Prior to, students solved equations containing absolute values (notes below).

Do 1-5: 3-9 odds, 10-15, 35-39 odds, 61, 67, 70, 74, 78-79

I now have calculator batteries. $2 for four AAA’s.

I also have my engraver for engraving your name in your calculator.

Today we discussed errors in measurement, bias and random error, as well as how to improve reliability.

Click below for the PowerPoint presentations shown in class.

Click below for the PowerPoint presentations shown in class.

o Read pg. 34-39

o Do pg. 39: 1.35-1.40

Last Friday I collected data using a survey on Moodle. Here are the results.

Page 1 |

Page 2 |

Page 3 |

Page 4 |

Today we began talking about measuring data.

Read pg. 24-34

Do pg. 27:1.25-1.27, pg. 33:1.29-1.33

Answers

Today students solved and graphed inequalities with single, zero and infinite solutions (see example below).

Do 1-4: 3-17odds, 18-24evens, 27, 31, 41, 44, 47, 50, 62, 64, 67

Answers 1-4

On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0103

On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0103

Today students took their first quiz over Chapter 1 Section 1 "Where Do Data Come From?"

Read pg. 24-34

Great first week in Algebra II and Statistics. Thanks, students, for getting us started on a super year in math!

Today we interpreted story problems to write and solve equations.

Do 1-3: 29-35, 48-54

AnswersToday students enrolled in my Statistics Moodle class and took a survey.

Review for Monday Quiz over section 1.1.

--> Read page 20 (Summary)

--> Do 1.18 (skip c) - 1.23

Answers

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Today we reviewed the process of solving equations with variables on both sides, using the distributive property, and solving formulas and equations for one of its variables.

Do 1-3: 2, 8, 10, 14, 16-28, 38, 40

On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0103

On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0103

Today we discussed the question "Where does data come from?"

Do pg. 17-18: 1.12-1.16

Great first day with ALL my math students today! I predict an outstanding year with lots of math success!

Class Intro and Syllabus Review

Today we reviewed basic Algebraic properties like Order of Operations, Distributive Property, and Combining Like Terms. Notes below:

On-line tutor: phschool.com, age-0102

On-line practice quiz: phschool.com, aga-0102

Class intro and syllabus review

What is Statistics Class going to be like?

Where does good data come from?

· Read pg. 1-7

· Do Assignment:

o pg. 7: 1.1 - 1.4