posted Aug 20, 2013, 9:35 AM by Jonathan Rothman
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Monday, June 3  Mock Regents Review, Standard deviation & the Normal Curve
 LO: We will review Wednesday’s mock Regents.
 Essential Question: What is the standard deviation and standard normal curve and how can we use it?
 handouts: Standard Deviation & the Standard Normal Distribution
 Questions Reviewed on the Regents (and possibly on tomorrow's Entrance Quiz): #35
 Homework: DeltaMath

posted May 29, 2013, 4:17 AM by J Rothman
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Friday, May 31  Mock Regents Review, Correlation & Regression
 LO: You will be able to determine the correlation coefficient of a 2variable data set.
 Essential Question: What does the correlation coefficient tell us about the usefulness of the line of best fit?
 Slides: Correlation & Regression
 HW: Find the correlation Coefficient From the data set on the last slide.
Thursday, May 30  Mock Regents Review & Sampling Bias
 LO: We will review yesterday’s mock Regents.
 Essential Question: Do we know how much we don’t know?
 Handout: Statistical Samples and Sampling Bias
 Questions Reviewed on the Regents (and possibly on tomorrow's Entrance Quiz): #1, 3, 10, 16, 18, 27
Wednesday, May 29  Mock Regents January, 2012 Algebra 2 Trig Regents Exam
Tuesday, May 28  Inverse & Direct Variation, Regents Testtaking Protips
 LO: YWBAT determine if two variables are directly or inversely related.
 Essential Question: How does direct variation affect how long I can go to college? How does inverse variation affect how much money I can save by completing college in 4 years?
 Today's Handout: Direct & inverse Variation
 Homework: complete the Handout
 LO: You will develop a checklist of things to do when sitting down to take the Regents.
 Essential Question: What do I have to know, what do I have to remember, and what is given to me on the Algebra 2 Trig Regents?

posted May 20, 2013, 6:28 PM by Nigel Magsombol
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Thursday, May 23  MultiStep Trig Problems & Speed Math!  LO: You will be able to make a plan that will allow you to solve multistep trig problems.
 Essential Question: How can starting at the end help me determine my first step?
 Speed Math cards! Question Sheet Answer Sheet
 Homework: DeltaMath
 Due Tomorrow: Binomial Probability Handout & DeltaMath
Wednesday, May 22  Vectors LO: You will be able to solve for missing values in vector problems
 Essential Question: What properties of parallelograms can allow us to solve vector problems?
 Hand out: Vectors
 Homework: Finish handout
Tuesday, May 21  Area and Compound Trigonometry Monday, May 20  The Ambiguous case and law of Cosines LO: You will be able to determine how many triangles are possible given 2 sides and one angle
 Essential Question: What arrangement of 2 sides and one angle Leads to the 'ambiguous case'?
 LO: You will be able to use the law of Cosines to find missing Measures on a triangle.
 Essential Question: How do we know when to use Law of Sines and when to use Law of Cosines?
 Hand outs: Ambiguous Case Law Of Cosines
 Homework: Compete the handouts

posted May 18, 2013, 6:56 PM by J Rothman
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Saturday, May 17  Binomial Probability LO: You will be able to determine the likelihood of a compound event.
 Essential Question: What kinds of events have only two possible outcomes?
 Essential Question: How do words like exactly, at least, and at most change how we compute the probability of an event?
 Handout: Binomial Probability
Additional Resources:
Khan Academy:

posted May 13, 2013, 6:21 PM by Nigel Magsombol
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updated May 18, 2013, 6:42 PM by J Rothman
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Friday, May 17  Test 7 Trig Equations and Graphing Trig Functions
Thursday, May 16  Law of Sines 2 and test review LO: You will be able to apply the law of sines to missing sided or angles of a triangle.
 Essential Question: What are the conditions that allow us to use the law of sines?
 Review Materials: Board's Up Review Game Slides
 Homework: Review for test
Lesson B: Geometric & Arithmetic Series
 LO: You will be able to find the sum of an arithmetic or geometric series.
 Essential Question: How did a 10 year old figure out the trick for quickly summing an arithmetic sequence?
 Hand out: Sum of a Series
wednesday, May 15  Substitution with equation and law of sines LO: You will be able to determine how to use substitution to solve trig equations
 Essential Question: is there faster ways to solve a trig equation?
 LO: You will be able to apply the law of sine to find missing sides or angles of a triangle.
 Essential Question: What are the conditions that allow us to use the law of sine?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout
Tuesday, May 14lesson a: Sum and Difference, Double Angle Formulas LO: You will be able to use sum & difference formulas to solve trig equations
 Essential Question: how helpful is the reference sheet in the back of the A2T regents exam?
 LO: You will be able to use Double Angle formulas to solve trig equations.
 Essential Question: how are the double angle formulas related to the sum & difference formulas?
 Handouts:
 Homework: Finish handout
lesson B: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences  LO: You will be able to write an explicit formula for a sequence.
 Essential Question: How can we distinguish Arithmetic from Geometric Sequences?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout
Monday, May 13  Tan, Inverse, and Reciprocal Functions LO: You will to identify the graphs of reciprocal and inverse trig functions
 Essential Question: Is tangent a periodic function?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout

posted May 6, 2013, 5:53 PM by Nigel Magsombol
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Thursday, May 9  Graphing Sine and Cosine  LO: You will be able to graph Sine and Cosine functions.
 Essential Question: how is the unit circle related to the graphs of the trig functions?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout
Wednesday, May 8lesson a: Graphing Sine and Cosine LO: You will be able to write a trig function given it's graph.
 Essential Question: how can we apply what we know about function transformations to graphs of trig functions?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout
lesson B: Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
 LO: You will be able to differentiate between arithmetic and geometric sequences.
 Essential Question: How do geometric sequences change? How do Arithmetric sequences change?
 Hand out: Arith Geo Sequences
 Homework: Finish handout
Tuesday, May 7  Quadratic Trigonometric Equations LO: You will to solve quadratic trigonometric equations.
 Essential Question: what do quadratics and quadratic trig functions have in common?
 Hand out:
 Homework: Finish handout
Monday, May 6 lesson a: Simple Equations Pythagorean Identity LO: You will be able to solve trigonometric equations
 Essential Question: how can the unit circle help us solve trig equations?
 Hand out: Simple equations
 Homework: Finish handout
lesson B: Recursive Sequences
 LO: You will be able to evaluate recursive sequences.
 Essential Question: is it posible to find the 15th term in a recursive sequence without know the 14th term?
 Hand out: Recursive Sequences
 Homework: Finish handout

posted Apr 29, 2013, 3:15 PM by J Rothman
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updated May 6, 2013, 6:39 PM
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Friday, may 3  Midterm Thursday, May 2  Cofunctions LO: You will to use cofunctions to solve for an angle measure algebraically.
 Essential Question: where can we find cofunctions on the unit circle?
 Hand out: Cofunctions
 Homework: Finish handout
Wednesday, May 1  Reference Angles LO: You will use reference angles to create equivalent trig functions with acute angles.
 Essential Question: why would we ever need to create equivalent acute trig functions?
 Hand out: reference angles
 Homework: Finish handout
Tuesday, April 30  Trig Signs & Solving using the unit Circle  LO: You will be able to determine which quadrant the terminal side of an angle is in, given the sign (+ or ) of its trig functions
 Essential Question: Why is it important to know the sign value of a trig function in a particular quadrant?
 LO: You will use the unit circle to solve trig equations.
 Essential Question: How can the unit circle make doing these problems easier?
 Handouts: Trig Signs (+ or –) Using the Unit Circle
 Homework: complete Both Handouts
 Announcement: Quiz Tomorrow! Be able to reproduce the unit circle (angles AND coordinates)
 Announcement 2: Test Thursday!!
Monday, April 29  Putting the Unit Circle to Use LO: You will be able to find the exact value of trig functions for those angles we find around the unit circle.
 Essential Question: How Does the Unit Circle allow us to be more precise than we can be using a calculator?
 Homework: DeltaMath

posted Apr 22, 2013, 2:02 PM by J Rothman
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Friday, April 26  Special Right Triangle  LO: You will be able to use the ratios of the sides of a special right triangles to fill in the points around the unit circle.
 Essential Question: How is the unit circle connected to triangles?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
Thursday, April 25  Reciprocal Functions  LO: You will be able to determine the ratios of all six trig functions
 Essential Question: What happens when we multiply reciprocal trig functions? Or Since when were there six trig functions?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
Wednesday, April 24  Negative Coterminal Angles  LO: You will be able to verify if two angles are "Coterminal"
 Essential Question: How many Coterminal angles can an angle have?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
Tuesday, April 23  Unit Circles  LO: You will be able to find the length of an arc given the measure of the angle that subtends that arc.
 Essential Question: How does arc length relate to radian measure?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
Monday, April 22  Radians, Degrees, and "Useful" partitions of a Circle 
posted Apr 15, 2013, 8:00 PM by Nigel Magsombol
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Friday, April 19  Radian  LO: You will be able to convert from degrees to Radians (and back).
 Essential Question: What is a radian?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
 Complete the Handout
 Khan Academy  basic trig function review
thursday, April 18  Log equations  LO: You will be able to solve log equations.
 Essential Question Why is there a restriction on the domain of a log function?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
 Complete the Handout
 study for tomorrow's quest
Wednesday, April 17  Log Properties  LO: You will be able to expand and condense log expressions
 Essential Question: How are log properties related to exponent properties?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
Tuesday, April 16  Logarithms  LO: You will be able to convert from an exponential to a logarithmic equation (and back).
 Essential Question What is the inverse of an exponential function?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath
 Complete the Handout
 Due Wednesday, April 19  TakeHome Regents #3
Monday, April 15  Exponential word problems  LO: You will be able to solve exponential word problems.
 Essential Question How can we get "x" bt itself when "x" is an exponent?
 LO: You will be able to solve exponential equations by finding like bases.
 EQ: How can rewriting an equation make a tough problem easy to solve?
 Handouts:
 Homework: DeltaMath

posted Apr 8, 2013, 7:10 PM by J Rothman
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updated Apr 15, 2013, 4:33 PM
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Friday, April 12  Exponential Functions Thursday, April 11  Exponential Functions Intro  LO: You will be able to Break apart the pieces of an Exponential Equation.
 Essential Question: How do we distinguish between Exponential Growth and Decay?
 Homework: No New Homework. Complete old DeltaMath assignments.
Wednesday, April 10  Quadratic Inequalities & Test Review  LO: You will be able to solve quadratic inequalities.
 Essential Question: What part of the graph paper is > the line y = 0? What part is < the line y = 0? What part is =0?
 Handouts: Do Now Quadratic Inequalities Test review
 Homework: complete the Quadratic Inequalities Handout
 DeltaMath
 The Test Review packet can be completed for up to 2 bonus points on tomorrow's test
Tuesday, April 9  Completing the Square with sum and product of roots
 LO: You will be able to calculate the product and the sum of the roots by the coefficients of a quadratic equation.
 Essential Question: How are the roots of quadratics related to the coefficients and constants of the equation itself?
 Handout:
 HW: DeltaMath
Monday, April 8  Uses of Completing the Square
 LO: You will be able to change a quadratic from standard to vertex form.
 Essential Question: What is the connection between Completing the Square and the Quadratic Formula?
 Handout: Uses of Completing the Square
 HW: DeltaMath
 Complete the Handout
 Complete the Derivation of the Quadratic formula that we started in class.

