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Friday, January 10  Law of Sines & the Ambiguous Case  LO: YWBAT determine how many triangles are possible given 2 sides and one angle..
 Essential Question: What arrangement of 2 sides and 1 angle leads to the ‘ambiguous case’?
 Do Now Activity
 Ambiguous Case Handout
 Homework
 Complete Both Handouts
 DeltaMath
Thursday, January 9  Law of Sines  LO: You will be able to apply the Law of Sines to find missing sides or angles of a triangle.
 Essential Question: What are the conditions that allow us to use the Law of Sines?
 Homework
Wednesday, January 8  Graphs of Inverse & Reciprocal Trig Functions
Tuesday, January 7  Transforming Periodic Functions  Learning Objective: You will be able write a trig function given its graph.
 Essential Question: How can we apply what we know about function transformations to graphs of trig functions?
 Features of Sine & Cosine Functions Part 2
 Cosecant & Secant Tables
 Homework:
 Complete both Handouts
 DeltaMath  Features of the graphs of Sine and Cosine, Review of Trig Equations
Monday, January 6  Graphing Sine and Cosine 
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Thursday, January 2  Trig Identities 
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Thursday, December 19  Double Angle Formulas  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?
 Double Angle Formulas Handout
 Homework:
 Complete the Handout
 DeltaMath  Sum & Difference Formulas, Double Angle Formulas, Quadratic Trig Identities
Wednesday, December 18  Sum & Difference Formulas  Lo: YWBAT use sum & Difference formulas to solve Trig Equations.
 Essential Question: How can we be sure that we've found the exact value?
 Sum & Difference Formula handout
 Homework:
 DeltaMath  Quadratic Trig Equations, Sum & Difference Formulas.
 Complete the Sum & Difference handout.
Tuesday, December 17  Quadratic Trig Equations  LO: You will be able to solve quadratic trigonometric equations.
 Essential Question: What do we want to “get by itself” to solve trig equations?
 Quadratic Trig Equations Handout
 Homework:
 Complete the Handout
 DeltaMath  Inverse Reference and Quadrants, Quadratic Trigonometric Equations, Pythagorean Identities
Monday, December 16  Linear Trig Equations  LO: You will be able to solve trigonometric equations.
 Essential Question: How can the unit circle help us solve trig equations?
 Linear Trig Equations Handout
 Homework:
 Complete the handout
 DeltaMath  Inverse Trig Functions

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Saturday, December 14  Binomial Expansion  LO: YWBAT expand binomials of order 4 or greater.
 Essential Question: What Patterns can be found in the multiplication of binomials?
 Take the Lesson: Watch the videos below and Take notes as you do. Do the problems along with the teacher.
Friday, December 13  Confunctions and Simple Trig Equations  LO: You will be able to use cofunctions to solve for an angle measure algebraically.
 Essential Question: Where do we find confunctions on the unit circle?
 Confunctions Handout
 Homework:
 Complete the Confunctions Handout
 DeltaMath  cofunctions and Exact Value of Trig Equations
Thursday, December 12  Midterm Exam
Wednesday, December 11  Midterm Review  Review Day. Learning Objective: You will review for tomorrow's midterm Exam.
 Essential Question: How can we best review for tomorrow's midterm?
 Homework: Review Material
Tuesday, December 10  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?
 Homework:
Monday, December 9  Trig Signs and Exact Value of Trig Functions  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: What part of the unit circle do we refer to when we’re trying to find the angle of a trig function?
 Homework:

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Friday, November 6  Sine, Cosine, & Tangent from the Unit Circle  LO: Given Points on a unit circle, YWBAT determine the values of sine, Cosine, and Tangent of an Angle.
 Essential Question: If it's called trigonometry, why are we studying circles?
 Classwork: Points on the Unit Circle Worksheet Goes with This Geogebra Interactive
 Homework:
 DeltaMath  Exact Trig Value Graphically, Coterminal Angles
 Reminder! Saturday Class tomorrow! Rationals!
 Double Reminder! Midterm on Thursday  material includes everything since the beginning of the semester!
Thursday, November 5  Special Right Triangles and the coordinate around the unit circle  LO: You will use the ratios of the sides of special right triangles to fill in the points around the unit circle.
 Essential Question: How is the unit circle connected to triangles?
 Classwork: Finding the Coordinates around the Unit Circle
 Homework:
Wednesday, November 4  Reciprocal Trig Functions and Trig Identities  LO: YWBAT 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?
 Reciprocal Trig Functions Handout
 Homework:
 DeltaMath  Identify Trig Ratios, Reciprocal Trig Identities
 Complete the handout
Tuesday, November 3  Coterminal Angles, Degrees Minutes Seconds (Dº M' S")
Monday, November 2  Standard Position and Arc Length  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?
 Homework:

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Wednesday, November 27  Angles Around the Unit Circle Tuesday, November 26  Breaking the Unit Circle into Useful Sections  LO: 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?
 Homework:
Monday, November 25  Trigonometry Begins! Introduction to Radians  LO: You will be able to convert from degrees to radians (and back).
 Essential Question: What is a radian?
 Radian Discovery Activity Sheet
 Homework:
 Complete the Radian Discovery Activity Sheet
 DeltaMath  decrees to radians 4 correct, Radians to Degree 4 correct, Hands of a Clock 2 correct

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Friday, November 22  Quest Review  LO: You will review for your exponents and logarithms quest.
 Essential Question: How best can we work together to prepare for tomorrow’s quest?
 InClass Review Packet
 Homework:
 DeltaMath  9th Grade Trigonometry Review. Log into DeltaMath and Watch the Video (Khan Academy).
Thursday, November 21  Solving Log Equations  LO: YWBAT solve log equations.
 Essential Question: Why is there a restriction on the domain of log functions?
 Homework:
Wednesday, november 20  Properties of Logarithms  LO: You will be able to expand and condense log expressions.
 Essential Question: How are log properties related to exponent properties?
 Logarithms Notes sheet and Practice
 Homework:
Tuesday, November 19  Introduction to 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?
 Classwork  Graphing Logarithmic Equations
 Homework:
Monday, November 18  Exponential Function Word Problems & Like Bases  LO: YWBAT solve exponential equations by using ‘like bases’.
 Essential Question: How can rewriting an equation make a tough problem easy to solve?
 Homework:

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Friday, November 18  Exponential Word Problems  LO: You will be able to calculate the rate of growth or decay.
 Essential Question How can we tell if we have growth or decay?
 Classwork: Exponential Growth & decay
 Homework:
Thursday, November 14  Test4 & Exponential Functions  LO: YWBAT calculate the rate of exponential growth or decay.
 Essential Question What every day changes can be modeled by exponential growth and decay?
 Classwork: Exponential Growth & decay
 Homework:
Wednesday, November 13  Quadratic inequalities, Quest Review  LO: YWBAT solve quadratic inequalities.
 Essential Question: Where do we see the roots in our solutions to quadratic inequalities?
 Homework:
Tuesday, November 12  Quadratic Inequalities  LO: YWBAT solve quadratic inequalities.
 Essential Question: What part of the graph paper is > y = 0? What part is <? What part is =?
 Homework:

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Friday, November 8  Product and Sum of the Roots  LO: YWBAT calculate the product and the sum of the roots of a quadratic.
 Essential Question: How are a, b, & c related to the roots of a quadratic?
 Part 1: Complete the Square Wrapup
 Homework:
Thursday, November 7  Complete the Square  LO: YWBAT solve by completing the square.
 Essential Question: Can we solve a quadratic without setting it equal to 0?
 Activity: Create a Perfect Square Trinomial
 Homework:
Wednesday, November 6  Vertex Form  LO: You will be able to graph a parabola (quickly) given its quadratic equation.
 Essential question: Where have we seen vertex form before?
 Homework:
Monday, November 4  Graphing Quadratics  LO: You will be able to graph quadratics using parts of the quadratic formula.
 Essential Question: How much information does the quadratic formula contain?
 Homework:
 Graphing Parabolas Handout
 DeltaMath  Axis of Symmetry & Vertex Algebraically, Nature of the Roots, Nature of the Roots from a Graph (Timed), Quadratic Formula, Solve by Factoring, Parabola Graphing
 DeltaMath  written assignment: Simplify Fractions with Addition (WISC online Learning)

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Announcement: Exam 3 is Friday! Study with the Bonus Review Packet and earn up to 3 bonus points on the exam.
Friday, November 1  Exam 3 and Graphing Quadratics  LO: YWBAT describe the graph of a quadratic by looking at its equation.
 Essential Question: If a quadratic has imaginary roots, what do we see on its graph?
 Homework:
Thursday, october 31  Graphing Quadratics & Exam 3 Review  LO: You will be able to graph quadratics using parts of the quadratic formula.
 Essential Question: How much information does the quadratic formula contain?
 Boards Up Review Questions
 Homework: Bonus Review Packet (See Link Above)
Wednesday, October 30  The Discriminant  LO: You will be able to use the discriminant to determine the type of roots of a quadratic equation.
 Essential Question: Why are radicals so significant?
 Homework:
Tuesday, October 29  The Quadratic Formula Monday, october 28  Solve Quadratics  LO: You will be able to find the roots of a quadratic.
 Essential Question: What is the use of factoring?
 InClass Handout  Graphing Quadratics
 Homework:

