
Fri 3/21 1.) No School  End of Trimester 2! Thu 3/20 1.) Class does not meet. Wed 3/19 1.) Final Exam for 2nd Trimester. Hope y’all did well! Tue 3/18 1.) Short “miniquiz” to review rational functions. 2.) Please study miniquizzes and threepage review packet to prepare for final. Luck favors the prepared! 3.) Final Exam is on Wednesday. Mon 3/17 1.) Short “miniquiz” to review logs, inverses, and composition of functions. 2.) Final Exam is on Wednesday.
Fri 3/14 1.) Questions on yesterday’s logarithms. 2.) Short quiz on sample final exam questions. Thu 3/13 1.) Review for final exams. Focus on Logarithms. 2.) Assignment: Trimester 2 Review, Part 3. Wed 3/12 1.) Catchup Day: Questions on any review material thus far. Tue 3/11 1.) Review for final exams. Focus on Composite and Inverse Functions and Polynomials. 2.) Assignment: Trimester 2 Review, Part 2. Mon 3/10 1.) Review for final exams. Begin with Rational Expressions. 2.) Assignment: Trimester 2 Review, Part 1.
Fri 3/7 1.) Review Assignment: Section 93 / 94 Mixed Review Worksheet. Students asked to complete 5 problems from each section. Thu 3/6 1.) Students given time to complete Section 94 Worksheet: Adding/Subtracting Rational Expressions. Wed 3/5 1.) ACT/MME Testing  Hours 1, 2, 3 in PM only. Tue 3/4 1.) ACT/MME Testing  only students testing allowed in building. Mon 3/3 1.) Review 454590 and 306090 Triangle shortcuts as well as basic Trig ratios, as requested by students.
Fri 2/28 1.) Partial ACT practice assessment. 2.) Review solutions after lunch period. Thu 2/27 1.) Partial ACT practice assessment. 2.) Review solutions after lunch period. Wed 2/26 1.) Finish Notes/Examples on Section 94: Adding/Subtracting Rational Expressions. 2.) ACT/MME review problems. Tue 2/25 1.) Begin Notes/Examples on Section 94: Adding/Subtracting Rational Expressions. To be continued... 2.) ACT/MME review problems. Mon 2/24 1.) Take questions on Friday’s assignment. 2.) Assignment: 93 Practice Worksheet (All).
Fri 2/21 1.) Finish up yesterday’s examples. 2.) Assignment: 93 Practice Worksheet (Odds). Thu 2/20 1.) Notes/Examples on Section 93: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions. 2.) To be continued tomorrow. Wed 2/19 1.) Mr. Hansen out on Union business. 2.) Continue with assignments from yesterday. Tue 2/18 1.) Mr. Hansen out sick today. 2.) Assignments: Section 91 Intro worksheet and MME word problems worksheet. Mon 2/17 1.) No School  MidWinter Recess
Fri 2/14 1.) No School  MidWinter Recess Thu 2/13 1.) Many students need to finish up Test on Polynomial Functions. 2.) MME Concept Review. Wed 2/12 1.) Test on Polynomials Unit. Tue 2/11 1.) Students finish up “Prime Time” Review assignment. 2.) Students given answer key to “Prime Time” review. 3.) Mr. Hansen answers questions. Test tomorrow! Mon 2/10 1.) Students complete last Wednesday’s Algebra 2 Chapter 8 Review worksheet. 2.) Also begin Prime Time Review worksheet. 3.) Test on Wednesday.
Fri 2/07 1.) No School  due to extreme cold. Thu 2/06 1.) HalfDay: Class does not meet. Wed 2/05 1.) Answered questions on previous assignment. Collected. 2.) Begin reviewing for Chapter 8 Test: 3.) Assignment: Algebra 2 Chapter 8 Review worksheet. Tue 2/04 1.) Continued with Notes/Examples on Section 88. 2.) Complete several examples and go through strategy: 1.) Replace f(x) with y. 2.) Swap x and y variables. 3.) Solve for y =. 3.) Assignment: Section 88 Practice worksheet. Mon 2/03 1.) Take questions on Friday's assignment. Collected. 2.) Lecture and Notes on Inverse Functions. 3.) To be continued tomorrow...
Fri 1/31 1.) Take a lot of questions on previous assignment. Clear up misconceptions. 2.) Followup assignment: Kiss My Grits Composition of Functions. Thu 1/30 1.) Begin Section 87: Composition of Functions. 2.) Lecture and Notes on Composition of Functions. 3.) Assignment: Page 524 #1939. Wed 1/29 1.) No School  due to Cold / Wind Chill. Tue 1/28 1.) No School  due to Cold / Wind Chill. Mon 1/27 1.) No School  due to Cold / Wind Chill.
Fri 1/24 1.) No School  due to Cold / Wind Chill. Thu 1/23 1.) Introduce concepts of inverse and composite functions via Fahrenheit & Celsius conversion. 2.) Students work through handout. 3.) Give students the formula for Fahrenheit to Celsius conversion. Have them solve for Fahrenheit. Hence, they’ve found the inverse function. We will graph these and look at the table of values and how the coordinates are reversed; as well as the graphs being reflections about the line y = x. Finally, students find F[C(x)] and C[F(x)] and how they both come out as the identity, x. Summarize findings at end of period. Wed 1/22 1.) Finish up section 85: working with factoring / finding roots of polynomials. 2.) Assignment: Turn Up for Polynomials. Tue 1/21 1.) Notes/Examples on Section 85: Rational Root Theorem. Detailed Lecture and examples with TI84's. Mon 1/20 1.) No School  Professional Development Day
Fri 1/17 1.) Went over solutions to yesterday’s assignment. Collected. 2.) Worked on putting together polynomial equation given the roots first. Thu 1/16 1.) More practice with section 84 concepts. 2.) Assignment: 3 Homework problems. Wed 1/15 1.) Proceed with Notes/Examples on Section 84. Tue 1/14 1.) Go over solutions to yesterday’s assignment. Collected. 2.) Continue to work on 84 concepts: finding roots given an imaginary root. Mon 1/13 1.) Complete first part of 84 notes. 2.) Assignment: 84 Skills Practice. Complete #1324 only.
Fri 1/10 1.) Begin Section 84: Roots and Zeroes. 2.) Notes/Examples on Section 84 See attched. 3.) To be continued tomorrow... Thu 1/09 1.) Begin Chapter 8. 2.) Allow students to explore Polynomial Functions and their zereos. Assign: Intro to Polynomial Functions Worksheet. Students complete in class. Wed 1/08 No School  Snow Day. Tue 1/07 No School  Snow Day. Mon 1/06 No School  Snow Day.
Fri 12/21 1.) Students take Logarithm Chapter Test. 2.) Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Thu 12/19 1.) Students continued to work on Logarithm Chapter Review. 2.) Here is the Review Key. 3.) Test tomorrow, Study up! Wed 12/18 1.) Administered December ACT practice Test. Tue 12/17 1.) Take questions on yesterday’s assignment. 2.) Assign Logarithm Chapter Review. 3.) Test is on Friday. Mon 12/16 1.) Review methods from last Friday, using Logs to solve for unknown variables. 2.) See assignment here.
Fri 12/13 1.) Begin last section on Logarithms: Solving when variable is in exponent. 2.) Detailed Notes/Examples on two methods to solve. 3.) To be continued Monday. Thu 12/12 1.) Collected yesterday’s assignment. 2.) Reviewed sections 101 through 103 thus far. See assignment here. Wed 12/11 1.) Students had a LOT of questions on yesterday’s assignment: Section 103 Worksheet. 2.) Went through several solutions and strategies. Reassigned for tomorrow, fully completed. Tue 12/10 1.) Review Product and Quotient properties for Logarithms. 2.) Part 2 of Notes/Examples on section 103. Apply Power Property and Solving Logarithmic equations. 3.) Assignment: Section 103 Worksheet. Mon 12/09 1.) Go through a few solutions to Friday's assignment: 102 Skills Practice. Collected. 2.) Begin Notes/Examples on section 103: Properties of Logarithms. Application of product and quotient properties. 3.) Completed quite a few examples. 4.) Tomorrow we'll finish this section with solving log equations.
Fri 12/06 1.) Continue Notes and Examples from section 102. 2.) Practice on Section 102. Assignment: 102 Skills Practice. Due Monday. Thu 12/05 1.) Collected 101 Practice and added on #917 problems. 2.) Begin Section 102: Logarithms. Begin Lecture / Notes on Logarithms. Lots and lots on inclass practice examples. We'll continue tomorrow. Wed 12/04 1.) Take questions on assignment: 101 Practice. Students had a lot of difficulty. Reassigned. 2.) Additionally, assigned Page 600 #917. Tue 12/03 1.) Continue with Section 101: Exponential Functions. 2.) Explore the function of y = ab^x, exponential growth versus decay, etc. More practice with solving/simplifying with likebases. 3.) Assignment: 101 Practice. Due tomorrow. Mon 12/02 1.) Begin section 101: Exponential Functions. 2.) Notes/Examples on the basic idea, applications, and solving techniques. 3.) Continue section 101 tomorrow...
Tue 11/26 1.) Administer Trimester 2 Algebra 2 preTest. 2.) Growth/Decay Exploration. Mon 11/25 1.) Welcome students! 2.) Students use TI84 calculators to compare and contrast y = x^2 with y = 2^x. Then further compared to y = 2^(2x) and y = 2^(x). Students write out table of values, sketch of graphs, and summary. See Handout. 3.) Continue section 101 tomorrow... 