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#### Week 18 - June 3-7

posted Aug 20, 2013, 9:35 AM by Jonathan Rothman   [ updated Aug 20, 2013, 9:35 AM ]

 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? Questions Reviewed on the Regents (and possibly on tomorrow's Entrance Quiz):  #35 Homework: DeltaMath

#### Week 17 - May 28 - 31

posted May 29, 2013, 4:17 AM by J Rothman   [ updated Aug 20, 2013, 9:33 AM by Jonathan Rothman ]

 Friday, May 31 - Mock Regents Review, Correlation & Regression LO:  You will be able to determine the correlation coefficient of a 2-variable 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? 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 Test-taking Pro-tips 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?

#### Week 16 - May 20 - 24

posted May 20, 2013, 6:28 PM by Nigel Magsombol   [ updated Aug 20, 2013, 9:33 AM by Jonathan Rothman ]

 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 SheetHomework:  DeltaMathDue Tomorrow:  Binomial Probability Handout & DeltaMathWednesday, May 22 - VectorsLO: You will be able to solve for missing values in vector problemsEssential Question: What properties of parallelograms can allow us to solve vector problems?Hand out:    VectorsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, May 21 - Area and Compound TrigonometryLO: You will be able to find the area of any triangle and parallelogram.Essential Question: How do we know when to use law of sines and when to use law of cosines?Hand out:  Law Of Cosines and Law of sines               Area and Compound TrigHomework: Complete the  handouts DeltaMathMonday, May 20 - The Ambiguous case and law of CosinesLO: You will be able to determine how many triangles are possible given 2 sides and one angleEssential 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 CosinesHomework: Compete the handouts DeltaMath

#### Saturday Class - Binomial Probability

posted May 18, 2013, 6:56 PM by J Rothman   [ updated May 18, 2013, 7:00 PM ]

 Saturday, May 17 - Binomial ProbabilityLO: 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 ProbabilityAdditional Resources:Khan Academy:Compound Probability of Independent EventsGetting At Least One HeadsExactly Three Heads in Five FlipsUsing the Binomial Probability Formula on the Regents Reference Sheet:  Computing Binomial Probabilities - YouTubeRegentsPrepBinomial Probability (Bernoulli Trials) - Exactly, At Least, At Most

#### Week 15 - May 13 - 17

posted May 13, 2013, 6:21 PM by Nigel Magsombol   [ updated May 18, 2013, 6:42 PM by J Rothman ]

 Friday, May 17 - Test 7 Trig Equations and Graphing Trig FunctionsTest 7 Trig Equations and Graphing Trig Functions - Download, complete (show all work), and turn in by 9am Monday morning to earn as much as half the points you missed.Thursday, May 16 - Law of Sines 2 and test reviewLO: 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 SlidesHomework: Review for test DeltaMathLesson B:  Geometric & Arithmetic SeriesLO: 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 Serieswednesday, May 15 - Substitution with equation and law of sinesLO: You will be able to determine how to use substitution to solve trig equationsEssential 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 DeltaMathTuesday, May 14lesson a:  Sum and Difference, Double Angle FormulasLO: You will be able to use sum & difference formulas to solve trig equationsEssential 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 DeltaMath lesson B:  Arithmetic & Geometric SequencesLO: 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 DeltaMathMonday, May 13 - Tan, Inverse, and Reciprocal FunctionsLO: You will to identify the graphs of reciprocal and inverse trig functionsEssential Question: Is tangent a periodic function?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMath

#### Week 14 - May 6 - 10

posted May 6, 2013, 5:53 PM by Nigel Magsombol   [ updated May 13, 2013, 6:31 PM by J Rothman ]

 Thursday, May 9 - Graphing Sine and CosineLO: 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 DeltaMath Wednesday, May 8lesson a:  Graphing Sine and CosineLO: 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 DeltaMath lesson B:  Arithmetic and Geometric SequencesLO: 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 SequencesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, May 7 - Quadratic Trigonometric EquationsLO: You will to solve quadratic trigonometric equations.Essential Question: what do quadratics and quadratic trig functions have in common?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMathMonday, May 6 lesson a:  Simple Equations Pythagorean IdentityLO: You will be able to solve trigonometric equationsEssential Question: how can the unit circle help us solve trig equations?Hand out:  Simple equationsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMath lesson B:  Recursive SequencesLO: 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 SequencesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMath

#### Week 13 - April 29 - May 3

posted Apr 29, 2013, 3:15 PM by J Rothman   [ updated May 6, 2013, 6:39 PM ]

 Friday, may 3 - MidtermHomework : Due Thursday, May 9th - Regents Packet #5Thursday, May 2 - CofunctionsLO: 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:  CofunctionsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathWednesday, May 1 - Reference AnglesLO: 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 anglesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, April 30 - Trig Signs & Solving using the unit CircleLO: You will be able to determine which quadrant the terminal side of an angle is in, given the sign (+ or -) of its trig functionsEssential 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?Homework:  complete Both HandoutsDeltaMathAnnouncement: Quiz Tomorrow!  Be able to reproduce the unit circle (angles AND coordinates)Announcement 2: Test Thursday!!Monday, April 29 - Putting the Unit Circle to UseLO: 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

#### Week 12 - April 22 - 26

posted Apr 22, 2013, 2:02 PM by J Rothman   [ updated Apr 28, 2013, 8:28 PM ]

 Friday, April 26 - Special Right TriangleLO: 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: Fill out the Unit Circle - Angles & CoordinatesHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutRegents packet #4 - due Friday, May 3Thursday, April 25 - Reciprocal FunctionsLO: You will be able to determine the ratios of all six trig functionsEssential Question:  What happens when we multiply reciprocal trig functions?  Or Since when were there six trig functions?Handouts: Reciprocal FunctionsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutWednesday, April 24 - Negative Co-terminal AnglesLO: You will be able to verify if two angles are "Co-terminal"Essential Question:  How many Co-terminal angles can an angle have?Handouts: Homework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutTuesday, April 23 - Unit CirclesLO: 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: Arc LengthHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutMonday, April 22 - Radians, Degrees, and "Useful" partitions of a CircleLO: You will apply radian and degree measures to break up a circle into “useful” sections.Essential Question: How are radians a more natural way of describing angle measure?Handouts: Homework:  Complete all 4 handoutsDeltaMath

#### Week 11 - April 15 - 19

posted Apr 15, 2013, 8:00 PM by Nigel Magsombol   [ updated Apr 24, 2013, 5:10 PM ]

 Friday, April 19 - RadianLO: You will be able to convert from degrees to Radians (and back).Essential Question: What is a radian?Handouts: Radian MeasuresHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutKhan Academy - basic trig function reviewthursday, April 18 - Log equationsLO: You will be able to solve log equations.Essential Question Why is there a restriction on the domain of a log function?Handouts: log equationsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the Handoutstudy for tomorrow's questWednesday, April 17 - Log PropertiesLO: You will be able to expand and condense log expressionsEssential Question: How are log properties related to exponent properties?Handouts: Homework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutTuesday, 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: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3Monday, April 15 - Exponential word problemsLO: 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: Solving for like basesHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3

#### Week 10 - April 8 - 12

posted Apr 8, 2013, 7:10 PM by J Rothman   [ updated Apr 15, 2013, 4:33 PM ]

 Friday, April 12 - Exponential FunctionsLO: You will be able to calculate the rate of growth or decay.Essential Question How do we model exponential growth and decay?Handouts: Exponential Growth & Decay     Exponential Function Word ProblemsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutsDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3Thursday, April 11 - Exponential Functions IntroLO: 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 ReviewLO:  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 reviewHomework:  complete the Quadratic Inequalities HandoutDeltaMathThe Test Review packet can be completed for up to 2 bonus points on tomorrow's testTuesday, April 9 - Completing the Square with sum and product of rootsLO: 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:  Sum and Product of the rootsHW:  DeltaMathComplete the HandoutMonday, April 8 - Uses of Completing the SquareLO: 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 SquareHW:  DeltaMathComplete the HandoutComplete the Derivation of the Quadratic formula that we started in class.

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