Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24

7:00 - Geometry - We continued our discussion of the properties of "special" quadrilaterals, focusing on isosceles trapezoids (Sec. 6.6).

HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 412 - 414  # 18 - 31, #40 - 43  AND  pgs. 432 - 433  #4 - 10, #14 - 19, #23 - 25, #27 - 32.

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - Geometry - Contact Ms. Brauer for additional information.


College Algebra - We completed our discussion of Sec. 6.2, focusing on CO trig functions (tangent/cotangent, sine/cosine, secant/cosecant) and converting angle measures given in degrees-minutes-seconds.

HW for Monday - Complete the Sec. 6.2 - pt 3 - Applications HW posted on MyMathLab.  This assignment will be open through Monday morning.

Thursday, February 23

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22

7:00 - Geometry - We completed the Sec. 6.1 - 6.3 Quiz n class today.  When finished, students began their investigation of additional "special" quadrilaterals (Sec. 6.4, 6.6).

HW for Thursday - Use this GSP file to assist you in the creation of a list of properties for each of the following quadrilaterals:  rectangle, rhombus, square, kite, trapezoid, isosceles trapezoid.

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - Geometry



College Algebra - We used the shortened class period to catch up on missing assessments and to complete a HW assignment covering the Pythagorean Thm and special right triangles.

HW for Thursday - Complete the Sec. 6.1 Pt 1 online HW assignment posted on MyMathLab.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21

7:00 - Geometry - We continued our discussion of parallelograms, focusing on strategies that prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram (Sec. 6.3). 

HW for Wednesday - Complete the Sec. 6.2 - 6.3 review worksheets that were distributed in class today. 

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - We completed the Sec. 6.1 - 6.3 Quiz in class today. 

HW for Wednesday - Contact Ms. Brauer for more information.


College Algebra - We began our discussion of trigonometry with a review of the Pythagorean Thm and associated special right triangles (Sec. 6.1). 

No HW for Wednesday.

Monday, February 21

7:00 - Geometry - We continued our discussion of parallelograms, reviewing the properties of polygons, and, specifically, parallelograms. (Sec. 6.1 - 6.2).

HW for Tuesday - Complete the proof worksheet that was distributed in class today.

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - Geometry - We completed a review in preparation for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 6.1 - 6.3.

Click here to access Ms. Brauer's answer keys for the 6.1 - 6.3 review worksheets.


College Algebra - We spent the hour catching up on missing assessments following the completion of Ch. 5.

HW for Tuesday - Complete the EC Ch. 6 Pretest posted on MyMathLab.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17

Geometry - We continued our discussion of polygons, focusing on the measures of their angles (Sec. 6.1) and the properties of a parallelogram (Sec. 6.2).

7:00 - HW for Monday - Complete the polygon angles worksheet that was distributed in class today.

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - Contact Ms. Brauer for additional information.


College Algebra - We completed the online portion of the Ch. 5 Test in class today.   

If you missed class today, you may log into MyMathLab anytime over the weekend and complete the assessment:
- password:  ch5testsondy
- you may use only your graphing calculator and your Ch. 5 note packet (pgs. 474-477)
- 90-minute time limit, but can "save for later" if you can't complete in first siting
- estimated completion time (by MML) is 33 minutes
- all but 2 of 21 questions are identified at level 2 or easier
- window open until 8:00 am on Monday, Feb. 20

No HW for Monday.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16

Geometry - We continued our investigation of polygons, focusing specifically on the properties of a parallelogram (Sec. 6.2).   Open this GSP file for assistance with today's lesson.

7:00 Geometry - Complete the Properties of a Parallelogram worksheet that was distributed in class today.

8:00 / 12:00 / 2:00 - Contact Ms. Brauer for assistance


College Algebra - We finished the traditional portion of the Ch. 5 Test in class today.

HW for Friday - Prepare to complete the online MyMathLab portion of the Ch. 5 Test in class tomorrow.