College Algebra - We concluded our discussion of linear programming in preparation for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 2.6 - 2.7. HW for Wednesday:

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussion of Inductive Reasoning ahead of tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 2.1 - 2.3. HW for Wednesday - Complete the inducutive reasoning review worksheet distributed in class.

## Tuesday, September 29, 2009

## Monday, September 28, 2009

### Monday, September 28

College Algebra - We continued our discussion of Sec. 2.7 - Linear Programming. Students received a handout outlining a framework that can be employed to solve linear programming problems. HW for Tuesday - 9:00 and 11:00(same as Friday) pg. 116 #9 - 19 odd, #10. Additionally in 11:00 - select one of the HW problems and complete a thorough discussion of the problem similar to what was done during group work in class today.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed sec. 2.3. HW for Tuesday - pgs. 112 - 113 #1 - 20.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed sec. 2.3. HW for Tuesday - pgs. 112 - 113 #1 - 20.

## Thursday, September 24, 2009

### Friday, September 24

College Algebra - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.7 - Linear Programming. HW for Monday - 9:00 and 11:00 pg. 116 #9 - 19 odd, #10. In both classes, this assignment will not be checked until TUESDAY!

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 2.2, focusing on algebraically identifying the nth term of a sequence. HW for Monday - Sec. 2.2 pgs. 105 - 106 #1 - 7.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 2.2, focusing on algebraically identifying the nth term of a sequence. HW for Monday - Sec. 2.2 pgs. 105 - 106 #1 - 7.

### Thursday, September 24

College Algebra - Our 323 students taught Sec. 2.6 - Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities. HW for Friday - 9:00 pg. 109 #4, #9, #12 - 24 even and 11:00 pg. 109 #9 - 21 odd, #25.

Accl. Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1 - Inductive Reasoning. HW for Friday - pgs. 99 - 101 #2 - 22 and #31 - 43.

Accl. Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1 - Inductive Reasoning. HW for Friday - pgs. 99 - 101 #2 - 22 and #31 - 43.

### Wednesday, September 23

College Algebra - We took a quiz covering Sec. 2.3 and 2.5. No HW for Thursday.

Accl. Geometry - We took our Chapter 1 Test. No HW for Thursday.

Accl. Geometry - We took our Chapter 1 Test. No HW for Thursday.

### Tuesday, September 22

College Algebra - Our 323 students reviewed Sec.2.3 and 2.5 ahead of tomorrow's quiz covering the same sections. No HW for Wednesday.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed ahead of tomorrow's test covering all of Chapter 1. No HW for Wednesday.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed ahead of tomorrow's test covering all of Chapter 1. No HW for Wednesday.

## Monday, September 21, 2009

### Monday, September 21

College Algebra - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.5 - Determinants and Inverse Matrices. HW for Tuesday - 9:00 - pg. 102 #27, 28, 33, 34, 41, 43, 46 and 11:00 - pg. 102 #23, 25, 33, 40, 41.

Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 2.3 and 2.5 on Wednesday, September 23.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Geometric Probability, and extra section in Ch. 1 following Sec. 1.9. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 90 - 94 #1 - 57. This is a thorough review for the Ch. 1 Test.

Note: We will take the Ch. 1 Test on Wednesday, September 23.

Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 2.3 and 2.5 on Wednesday, September 23.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Geometric Probability, and extra section in Ch. 1 following Sec. 1.9. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 90 - 94 #1 - 57. This is a thorough review for the Ch. 1 Test.

Note: We will take the Ch. 1 Test on Wednesday, September 23.

### Friday, September 18

College Algebra - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.5 - Determinants and Inverse Matrices. HW for Monday - 9:00 - pg. 102 #7, 16, 18, 22, 29 and 11:00 - pg 102 #14, 17, 20, 23, 27, 31.

Accl. Geometry - We took our quiz covering Sec. 1.6 - 1.9. HW for Monday - pg 87 #25 - 36 and pgs. 88 - 89 Steps 1 - 10.

Accl. Geometry - We took our quiz covering Sec. 1.6 - 1.9. HW for Monday - pg 87 #25 - 36 and pgs. 88 - 89 Steps 1 - 10.

### Thursday, September 17

College Algebra - We covered Sec. 2.3 - Using Matrices. HW for Friday - Both Sections - pgs. 83 - 84 #15 - 31 odd (skip 17 and 23), #43, 46, 50, 51.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 1.6 - 1.9. No HW for Friday, other than to studey for the quiz.

Accl. Geometry - We reviewed for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 1.6 - 1.9. No HW for Friday, other than to studey for the quiz.

## Wednesday, September 16, 2009

### Wednesday, September 16

College Algebra - We completed a quiz covering Sec. 2.1 - 2.2 in class today. HW for Thursday - 9:00 - No HW ... 11:00 - Complete the Extra Credit worksheet for Sec. 2.2 ...

Accl. Geometry - We completed our discussions of isometric drawing and focused our attention on drawing inferences from geometric drawings. Additionally, we discussed the first two pages of the Sec. 1.1 - 1.5 quiz. HW for Thursday: Read Sec. 1.9 and complete pg. 84 #1 - 9.

*Note: 9:00 students will be able to pick this worksheet up in class tomorrow for submission on Friday.*Accl. Geometry - We completed our discussions of isometric drawing and focused our attention on drawing inferences from geometric drawings. Additionally, we discussed the first two pages of the Sec. 1.1 - 1.5 quiz. HW for Thursday: Read Sec. 1.9 and complete pg. 84 #1 - 9.

*Note: We will take a quiz covering Sec. 1.6 - 1.9 in class on Friday, September 18.*### Online Isometric Drawing Tool

Students in Accl. Geometry may want to use the following site to help draw 3D figures isometrically.

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=125

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=125

### Tuesday, September 15

College Algebra - We reviewed for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 2.1 - 2.2. No HW for Wednesday.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of drawing in geometry, focuing on isometric drawings. HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class.

Accl. Geometry - We continued our discussion of drawing in geometry, focuing on isometric drawings. HW for Wednesday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class.

## Monday, September 14, 2009

### Monday, September 14

College Algebra - We discussed Sec. 2.2 - Solving systems of 3 equations w/ 3 unknowns. HW for Tuesday - 9:00 - complete pg. 76 #9 - 15 odd ... 11:00 - pgs. 76 - 77 #9 - 15 odd; #21 - 22.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.8 - Solid Geometry - focusing on the 6 basic 3-D shapes and isometric drawings. HW for Tuesday - pgs. 78 - 80 #1 - 27. Reminder: If you need isometric graph paper to complete your HW, use the link on my web page.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.8 - Solid Geometry - focusing on the 6 basic 3-D shapes and isometric drawings. HW for Tuesday - pgs. 78 - 80 #1 - 27. Reminder: If you need isometric graph paper to complete your HW, use the link on my web page.

## Thursday, September 10, 2009

### Friday, September 11

College Algebra - Our ISU Math 323 students begin teaching today. They will be teaching throughout Chapter 2. In addition to teaching, they will be available to set up times for individual and/or small group tutoring sessions. HW for Monday - 9:00 Sec. 2.1 #15, 18, 19, 21 - 27 and 11:00 pg. 71 #11- 29 odd; #30 - 31 all

Accl Geometry - We completed an activity investigating the basic postulates of Geometry. A complete set of notes from today's activity/discussion is available on my U-High web page. No HW for Monday.

Accl Geometry - We completed an activity investigating the basic postulates of Geometry. A complete set of notes from today's activity/discussion is available on my U-High web page. No HW for Monday.

### Thursday, September 10

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College Algebra - We competed the Chapter 1 Test in class today. No HW for Friday.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.7 - Circles. HW for Friday - pg. 74 #29 - 37.

**"THANK YOU"**to all of the parents who attended our Pioneer Parent Night on Wednesday. If you have not already done so, remember to have your child return the parent information sheet by the end of the day on Friday in order to receive extra credit for your attendance.College Algebra - We competed the Chapter 1 Test in class today. No HW for Friday.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.7 - Circles. HW for Friday - pg. 74 #29 - 37.

## Wednesday, September 9, 2009

### Wednesday, September 9

College Algebra - We finished our review for the Chapter 1 test we will take in class tomorrow - Thursday - Sept. 10. HW for Thursday - No formal assignment was made. Students should be studying for tomorrow's Ch. 1 Test, including the optional practice tests (w/answers) that were made available in class today.

Note: The College Algebra course calendar for Sept/Oct is now posted on my webpage and listed under "Blogs, etc." below.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.8 - Circles. HW for Thursday - Complete pg. 73 #16 - 18 and #22 - 28.

Note: The College Algebra course calendar for Sept/Oct is now posted on my webpage and listed under "Blogs, etc." below.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.8 - Circles. HW for Thursday - Complete pg. 73 #16 - 18 and #22 - 28.

## Tuesday, September 8, 2009

### Tuesday, September 8

Remember - Open House on Wednesday night. Encourage your parents to attend if they have any questions about your math class.

College Algebra - We continued our review for the Chapter 1 Test. The test has been postponed from Wednesday to Thursday, September 10. HW for Wednesday - complete the Chapter 1 practice test on pg A56 #1 - 20.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.6 - Special Quadrilaterals- and began our discussion of Sec. 1.7 - Circles. HW for Wednesday - pg 72 #1 - 15.

College Algebra - We continued our review for the Chapter 1 Test. The test has been postponed from Wednesday to Thursday, September 10. HW for Wednesday - complete the Chapter 1 practice test on pg A56 #1 - 20.

Accl. Geometry - We finished our discussion of Sec. 1.6 - Special Quadrilaterals- and began our discussion of Sec. 1.7 - Circles. HW for Wednesday - pg 72 #1 - 15.

### Friday, September 4

Reminder - No school on Monday, September 7, in honor of Labor Day.

College Algebra - We finished up the Sec. 1.5 - 1.8 quiz and began reviewing for the Ch. 1 Test. HW for Tuesday - Complete the multiple choice practice test and the vocabulary packet.

Accl. Geometry - We finished up the Sec. 1.1 - 1.5 quiz and began our discussion of Sec. 1.6 - Special Quadrilaterals. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 1.7 and complete a definition list of key terms in the section.

College Algebra - We finished up the Sec. 1.5 - 1.8 quiz and began reviewing for the Ch. 1 Test. HW for Tuesday - Complete the multiple choice practice test and the vocabulary packet.

Accl. Geometry - We finished up the Sec. 1.1 - 1.5 quiz and began our discussion of Sec. 1.6 - Special Quadrilaterals. HW for Tuesday - Read Sec. 1.7 and complete a definition list of key terms in the section.

### Thursday, September 3

College Algebra - We took a quiz covering Sec. 1.5 - 1.8. No HW for Friday.

Accl. Geometry - We took a quiz covering Sec. 1.1 - 1.5. HW for Friday - same as what was assigned at the end of the period on Wednesday.

Accl. Geometry - We took a quiz covering Sec. 1.1 - 1.5. HW for Friday - same as what was assigned at the end of the period on Wednesday.

## Wednesday, September 2, 2009

### Wednesday, September 2

College Algebra - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.8 - graphing lineasr inequalities - and spent the rest of the hour reviewing for tomorrow's quiz covering Sec. 1.5 - 1.8. HW for Thrusday - Pg. A27 Extra Practice problems for Lessons 1.5 - 1.8.

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.5 - triangles. HW for Thursday - review old worksheets, notes sheets and homework problems to review for the quiz.

Accl. Geometry - We concluded our discussion of Sec. 1.5 - triangles. HW for Thursday - review old worksheets, notes sheets and homework problems to review for the quiz.

## Tuesday, September 1, 2009

### Tuesday, September 1

College Algebra - We took a pop quiz covering Sec. 1.6 and then finished the hour discussing Sec. 1.8 - graphing linear inequalities. HW for Wednesday - pgs. 55 - 56 # 9 - 17.

Note: We will take a quiz on Thursday covering Sec. 1.5 - 1.8.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.5 - Triangles. HW for Wednesday - pgs. 62 - 63 #1 - 26.

Note: We will take a quiz on Thursday covering Sec. 1.1 - 1.4 (maybe 1.5).

Remember ... we will be on Schedule A on Thursday - classes will only be 45 minutes in length.

Note: We will take a quiz on Thursday covering Sec. 1.5 - 1.8.

Accl. Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.5 - Triangles. HW for Wednesday - pgs. 62 - 63 #1 - 26.

Note: We will take a quiz on Thursday covering Sec. 1.1 - 1.4 (maybe 1.5).

Remember ... we will be on Schedule A on Thursday - classes will only be 45 minutes in length.

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