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I am home sick today. Mrs. Zaitzeff is your sub.

College Algebra - You will have the entire hour to complete a worksheet covering Sec. 4.7 - Solving Radical Equations. The worksheet will be collected at the end of the hour. No HW for Tuesday.

Accl. Geometry - Mr. Reiman will work with you to complete a worksheet that covers Sections 5.2 and 5.2 - conjectures relating to the interior and exterior angles of a polygon. HW for Tuesday - pg. 259 - 260 #3 - 14 and pg. 264 #5 - 11.

Have a great day; hopefully, I will see all of you tomorrow!

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## Monday, November 30, 2009

## Tuesday, November 24, 2009

### HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!

I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable break. Don't eat too much turkey...

### Tuesday, November 24

College Algebra - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 4.5 and 4.8 in class today. HW for Monday - Read Sec. 4.7 and complete pgs. 255 - 257 #12 - 21, #29 - 31, #44 - 45.

Accl. Geometry - We began the Chapter 4 Take-home Test in class today. HW for Monday - complete the Ch. 4 Take-home Test. The test is due at the start of class on Monday. Points will be deducted for every HOUR the test is late.

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Accl. Geometry - We began the Chapter 4 Take-home Test in class today. HW for Monday - complete the Ch. 4 Take-home Test. The test is due at the start of class on Monday. Points will be deducted for every HOUR the test is late.

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### Monday, November 23

College Algebra - We continued our discussion of polynomial functions, focusing on polynomial regression to find equations that best represent a given data set (Sec. 4.8). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 261 - 263 #4, #8 - 13 all, #14 - 18 even.

Note: We will take a quiz on Tuesday covering Sec. 4.5 and 4.8.

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussions of Chapter 4, completing a practice test in class. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for the Chapter 4 Test.

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Note: We will take a quiz on Tuesday covering Sec. 4.5 and 4.8.

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussions of Chapter 4, completing a practice test in class. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for the Chapter 4 Test.

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## Friday, November 20, 2009

### Friday, November 20

College Algebra - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 4.5 (solving polynomial equations). HW for Monday - Complete #13 - 18 on the Sec. 8.5 (Alg 2) worksheet that was distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussion of the new material in Chapter 4 (Sec. 4.2 and Sec. 4.8). HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 208 - 209 #1 - 9 and pgs. 245 - 247 #1 - 3, #12.

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*Note: College Algebra students will have a quiz covering the second half of Chapter 4 (Sec. 4.5 - ???) next Tuesday, November 24.*Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussion of the new material in Chapter 4 (Sec. 4.2 and Sec. 4.8). HW for Monday - Complete pgs. 208 - 209 #1 - 9 and pgs. 245 - 247 #1 - 3, #12.

*Note: My Accl. Geometry students will have some type of assessment (quiz ??? test ??? quest ???) covering Chapter 4 next Tuesday, November 24.*.

## Thursday, November 19, 2009

### Thursday, November 19

College Algebra - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 4.4 - 4.5. HW for Friday - Complete pg. 240 #18 - 25.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles, focusing on the application of the definition of congruent triangles. HW for Friday - pg. 233 - 234 #3 - 9 and #13 - 15.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of congruent triangles, focusing on the application of the definition of congruent triangles. HW for Friday - pg. 233 - 234 #3 - 9 and #13 - 15.

## Wednesday, November 18, 2009

### Wednesday, November 18

College Algebra - We completed our discussion of Sec. 4.4 - 4.5 in preparation for tomorrow's quiz covering the same sections. HW for Thursday - complete the worksheets and/or problems assigned in class today to help review for the quiz.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of wasy to prove two triangles are congruent focusing on SSS, SAS, and AAS. HW for Thursday - Complete pg 224 #7 - 19 and pgs. 229 - 230 #4 - 17.

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Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of wasy to prove two triangles are congruent focusing on SSS, SAS, and AAS. HW for Thursday - Complete pg 224 #7 - 19 and pgs. 229 - 230 #4 - 17.

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### Tuesday, November 17

College Algebra - We continued our discussion of polynomial equations, focusing on the Rational Root Theorem and DeCartes' Rule of Signs (Sec. 4.5). HW for Wednesday - 9:00 - Complete pg 234 #10 - 22 even, #23 and 11:00 - Complete pg 234 #4, 11, 15 - 16, 20 - 21, 23.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of triangle, focusing on ways to prove two triangle are congruent (Sec. 4.4 - 4.5). HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet packet distributed in class.

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Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of triangle, focusing on ways to prove two triangle are congruent (Sec. 4.4 - 4.5). HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet packet distributed in class.

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## Monday, November 16, 2009

### Monday, November 16

College Algebra - We discussed Sec. 4.3, focusing on the Remainder and Factor Theorems. HW for Tuesday - 9:00 complete pgs. 226 - 227, #17 - 26; #19 and 11:00 complete Sec. 4.3 Study Guide and Practice worksheets.

Accl. Geometry - We complete our discussion of Sec. 4.3, focusing on the relationship between the sides and angles of a triangle and the exterior angles of a triangle. HW for Tuesday - complete pg. 214 #1 - 13 and pg. 220 #19 - 21.

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Accl. Geometry - We complete our discussion of Sec. 4.3, focusing on the relationship between the sides and angles of a triangle and the exterior angles of a triangle. HW for Tuesday - complete pg. 214 #1 - 13 and pg. 220 #19 - 21.

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## Friday, November 13, 2009

### Friday, November 13

Beware ... it's Friday the 13th!!!

College Algebra - We took a quiz covering Sec. 4.1 - 4.2. HW for Monday - Complete worksheet distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We covered Sec. 4.3, focusing on the relationships between the sides and the sides and angles of a triangle, using the GSP files linked from my U-High web page. HW for Monday - pg. 218 - 219 #1 - 16.

Note: There is a typo on the 3rd page of the handout. In the driections and the 2nd and 4th problems, please change angle PQS to

angle SQR.

College Algebra - We took a quiz covering Sec. 4.1 - 4.2. HW for Monday - Complete worksheet distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We covered Sec. 4.3, focusing on the relationships between the sides and the sides and angles of a triangle, using the GSP files linked from my U-High web page. HW for Monday - pg. 218 - 219 #1 - 16.

Note: There is a typo on the 3rd page of the handout. In the driections and the 2nd and 4th problems, please change angle PQS to

angle SQR.

## Thursday, November 12, 2009

### Thursday, November 12

College Algebra - We completed our discussion of quadratic equations, focusing on the process of completing the square. HW for Friday - 9:00 - Complete pg. A32 Extra Practice Lesson 4-1 #1 - 4, #6 - 9 and Lesson 4-2 #4-5, #8-11 and 11:00 - Complete review worksheet distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We began our discussion of Ch. 4, focusing on the Triangle Sum Theorem. HW for Friday - pgs. 203 - 205 #2 - 14, #20 - 25.

**Remember ... We will take a quiz on Friday covering Sec. 4.1 - 4.2.**

Accl. Geometry - We began our discussion of Ch. 4, focusing on the Triangle Sum Theorem. HW for Friday - pgs. 203 - 205 #2 - 14, #20 - 25.

## Wednesday, November 11, 2009

### Wednesday, November 11

No School in honor of Veteran's Day.

Take time today to thank a veteran for everything they have done to protect this great country!

Take time today to thank a veteran for everything they have done to protect this great country!

### Tuesday, November 10

Remember ... No school on Wednesday in honor of Veteran's Day.

College Algebra - We continued our discussion of polynomial functions, focusing on ways to solve polynomial equations. HW for Thursday - 9:00 pgs. 219 - 220 #21 - 27; #28 - 30 and 11:00 pg 219 numbers 12, 14, and 16.

Accl Geometry - We completed our Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Thursday.

College Algebra - We continued our discussion of polynomial functions, focusing on ways to solve polynomial equations. HW for Thursday - 9:00 pgs. 219 - 220 #21 - 27; #28 - 30 and 11:00 pg 219 numbers 12, 14, and 16.

Accl Geometry - We completed our Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Thursday.

### Monday, November 9

College Algebra - We began our discussion of Chapter 4, focusing on polynomial functions. We will have ISU college students teaching in the 11:00 class the next two weeks. HW for Tuesday - 9:00 complete the Lesson 4.1 Practice Worksheet and 11:00 - pgs. 210-211 numbers 16, 18, 20, 24, 26, 31, 34, 36, 42, 46, 49, 50.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed for tomorrow's Chapter 2 Test. HW for Tuesday - Complete the practice test distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed for tomorrow's Chapter 2 Test. HW for Tuesday - Complete the practice test distributed in class.

## Friday, November 6, 2009

### Friday, November 6

College Algebra - We reviewed various methods of factoring polynomials, focusing on GCF, reverse "FOIL", grouping, and difference of squares. HW for Monday - Complete the evens on the factoring worksheet.

Accl. Geometry - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. HW for Monday - Complete the Ortohcenter Exploration Activity on pg. 192 of the text.

Accl. Geometry - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. HW for Monday - Complete the Ortohcenter Exploration Activity on pg. 192 of the text.

## Thursday, November 5, 2009

### Thursday, November 5

College Algebra -We continued working on the Ch. 3 Test in class today. No HW for Friday.

Accl. Geometry - We completed our review of the second half of Ch. 3 ahead of tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. HW for Friday - Complete Steps 1 - 5 of the Euler Line Exploration on pgs. 191 - 192.

Note: Accl. Geometry quiz on Friday covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. Test covering Ch. 3 on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Accl. Geometry - We completed our review of the second half of Ch. 3 ahead of tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. HW for Friday - Complete Steps 1 - 5 of the Euler Line Exploration on pgs. 191 - 192.

Note: Accl. Geometry quiz on Friday covering Sec. 3.6 - 3.8. Test covering Ch. 3 on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

## Tuesday, November 3, 2009

### Wednesday, November 4

College Algebra - We took the first half of the Ch. 3 test without the aid of a graphing calculator. No HW for Thursday, other than to prepare for the calculator portion of the Ch. 3 test.

Accl. Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 3.7 - 3.8, focusing on the properties of the centroid of a triangle.

HW for Thursday - Complete the Lesson 3.7 and Lesson 3.8 worksheets distributed in class (http://www.keypress.com/documents/dg4/PracticeYourSkills/DG4PS_893_03.pdf)

Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 3.7 - 3.8 and slopes on Friday. We will take the Ch. 3 Test next Tuesday, November 10.

Accl. Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 3.7 - 3.8, focusing on the properties of the centroid of a triangle.

HW for Thursday - Complete the Lesson 3.7 and Lesson 3.8 worksheets distributed in class (http://www.keypress.com/documents/dg4/PracticeYourSkills/DG4PS_893_03.pdf)

Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 3.7 - 3.8 and slopes on Friday. We will take the Ch. 3 Test next Tuesday, November 10.

### Tuesday, November 3

Remember the upcoming schedule changes at U-High:

Wednesday, November 4 - Schedule E - 1:00 Dismissal

Thursday, November 5 - Schedule A - 8:00 classes begin at 9:10

College Algebra - We completed our in-class review for the Chapter 3 Test, working on a show-your-work practice test (Ch. 3 Form 2B). No HW for Wednesday other than preparing for the Ch. 3 Test on Wednesday (no graphing calculator) and Thursday (w/ calculator).

Accl. Geometry - Complete the sketchpad activity packet that we began in class on Monday. HW for Wednesday - pgs. 188 - 189 #2 - 4, #9 - 11, #14.

Wednesday, November 4 - Schedule E - 1:00 Dismissal

Thursday, November 5 - Schedule A - 8:00 classes begin at 9:10

College Algebra - We completed our in-class review for the Chapter 3 Test, working on a show-your-work practice test (Ch. 3 Form 2B). No HW for Wednesday other than preparing for the Ch. 3 Test on Wednesday (no graphing calculator) and Thursday (w/ calculator).

Accl. Geometry - Complete the sketchpad activity packet that we began in class on Monday. HW for Wednesday - pgs. 188 - 189 #2 - 4, #9 - 11, #14.

## Monday, November 2, 2009

### Monday, November 2

College Algebra - We continued our review of Ch. 3 in preparation for a test on Wednesday and Thursday. HW for Tuesday - Complete the Ch. 3 Practice Test in the back of the book, pg. A??.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of Ch. 3, focusing on the significance of the points of concurrency for the various special segments of a triangle. HW for Tuesday - Read. Sec. 3.7 - 3.8.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of Ch. 3, focusing on the significance of the points of concurrency for the various special segments of a triangle. HW for Tuesday - Read. Sec. 3.7 - 3.8.

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