Geometry - We discussed Sec. 2.4, focusing on biconditional statements and their relation to geometric definitions. HW for Monday - Read Sec. 2.4 and complete pgs. 99 - 101 #11-14, #16-19, #22-25, #28-32, #38-40.

Modern Math -We began our review of Chapter 2. No HW for Monday.

## Friday, September 28, 2012

### Thursday, September 27

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on converse, inverse and contrapositive statements. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the Shapely-Shubik Power Index. HW for Friday -

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of the Shapely-Shubik Power Index. HW for Friday -

## Wednesday, September 26, 2012

### Wednesday, September 26

Geometry - We continued our discussion of logic by focusing on logical statements (Sec. 2.2). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 85 #13-36.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of weighted voting systems, focusing on the Shapley-Shubik Power Index (Sec. 2.4). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 68 - 69 #25-30.

Modern Math -We continued our discussion of weighted voting systems, focusing on the Shapley-Shubik Power Index (Sec. 2.4). HW for Thursday - Complete pgs. 68 - 69 #25-30.

## Tuesday, September 25, 2012

### Tuesday, September 25

8:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 77 -
79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the use of inductive reasoning to identify patterns. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

Modern Math - We reviewed counting methods, focusing on Permutations and Combinations. We also began our discussion of the Shaply-Shubik method for determining power in a weighted voting system. HW for Wednesday -Complete the "counting" worksheet that was distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the use of inductive reasoning to identify patterns. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

Modern Math - We reviewed counting methods, focusing on Permutations and Combinations. We also began our discussion of the Shaply-Shubik method for determining power in a weighted voting system. HW for Wednesday -Complete the "counting" worksheet that was distributed in class today.

### Monday, September 24

8:00 Geometry - We completed our discussion of matrix logic problems reviewed for tomorrow's quiz covering logic problems. HW for Tuesday - Complete the Matrix Logic packet that was distributed in class on Friday and prepare for tomorrow's quiz over logic.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2 - 2.3, focusing on specific examples of weighted voting systems and the Banzhaf Power Index can be used to analyze this systems. HW for Tuesday - Complete #21-24 in the text.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We completed a quiz covering logic in class today. No HW for Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our discussion of Sec. 2.2 - 2.3, focusing on specific examples of weighted voting systems and the Banzhaf Power Index can be used to analyze this systems. HW for Tuesday - Complete #21-24 in the text.

### Friday, September 21

It's Homecoming Weekend!

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry -

Modern Math -

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry -

Modern Math -

## Thursday, September 20, 2012

### Thursday, September 20

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments,
focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism.
HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was
distributed in class today.

1:00. 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today and

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on methods to calculate the Banzhaf Power Index. HW for Friday -

1:00. 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on matrix logic problems. HW for Friday - Complete the worksheet distributed in class today and

Modern Math - We continued our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on methods to calculate the Banzhaf Power Index. HW for Friday -

### Wdnesday, September 19

8:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic
problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn
Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism. HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on background information regarding the Banzhaf Power Index. No HW for Thursday.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of logical arguments, focusing on symbolic logic and the application of the Law of Syllogism. HW for Thursday - Complete the Syllogisms worksheet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.2, focusing on background information regarding the Banzhaf Power Index. No HW for Thursday.

## Tuesday, September 18, 2012

### Tuesday, September 18

8:00 Geometry - We continued our introduction to logic by discussing analogies and Venn Diagrams. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 from the Analogy packet.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the basic terms and ideas involved in weighted voting systems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 66 - 67 #1-10.

1:00, 2:00 Geometry - We continued our discussion of the use of Venn Diagrams in solving logic problems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 89, 90, and 92 in the Venn Diagram packet distributed in class yesterday.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Sec. 2.1, focusing on the basic terms and ideas involved in weighted voting systems. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 66 - 67 #1-10.

## Monday, September 17, 2012

### Monday, September 17

8:00 Geometry - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on using inductive reasoning to identify patterns (Sec. 2.1). HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 77 - 79 #1-16, #17-21, #24-29, and #37-39.

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began a discussion of logical arguments, focusing on analogies and Venn diagrams. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 of the Analogies packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on the Electoral College. HW for Tuesday -

1:00 and 2:00 Geometry - We began a discussion of logical arguments, focusing on analogies and Venn diagrams. HW for Tuesday - Complete pgs. 7 and 11 of the Analogies packet that was distributed in class today.

Modern Math - We began our discussion of Ch. 2, focusing on the Electoral College. HW for Tuesday -

**NOTE: Please use the following resources to learn more about the US's Electoral College.**### Friday, September 14

Geometry - We completed our Ch. 1 Test in class today. No HW for Monday.

Modern Math - We used class time to finish up our Ch. 1 projects. The project is due at the start of class on Monday, September 17.

Modern Math - We used class time to finish up our Ch. 1 projects. The project is due at the start of class on Monday, September 17.

### Thursday, September 13

Geometry - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test. No HW for Friday, other than to review for the Ch. 1 Test.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 1 test in class. No HW for Friday, other than to continue working on the Ch. 1 project that is due on Monday.

Modern Math - We completed our Ch. 1 test in class. No HW for Friday, other than to continue working on the Ch. 1 project that is due on Monday.

### Wednesday, September 12

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on vertical angles and linear pairs. HW for Thursday - complete the problems that were assigned on Tuesday.

Modern Math - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test.

Modern Math - We completed our review of Ch. 1 in preparation for tomorrow's test.

## Tuesday, September 11, 2012

### Tuesday, September 11

WE REMEMBER!

Geometry - We completed our retake of our first quiz in class today. Additionally we completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on adjacent, vertical and linear pairs of angles. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 31 #1-13, #18-23, #28-29, and #34-42.

Modern Math - We distributed the grading rubric for the Ch. 1 project and then spent the remainder of the hour working on the project. No additional HW for Wednesday.

Geometry - We completed our retake of our first quiz in class today. Additionally we completed our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on adjacent, vertical and linear pairs of angles. HW for Wednesday - Complete pgs. 31 #1-13, #18-23, #28-29, and #34-42.

Modern Math - We distributed the grading rubric for the Ch. 1 project and then spent the remainder of the hour working on the project. No additional HW for Wednesday.

**Note: We are planning to take the Ch. 1 Test in class on Thursday.**### Monday, September 10

Geometry - We reviewed our quiz from last week and began our discussion of Sec. 1.4, focusing on complementary and supplementary angles. HW for Tuesday - Prepare for a retake over the first quiz.

Modern math - We completed the Chapter 1 practice test in class today. HW for Tuesday - Continue working on your Ch. 1 project.

Modern math - We completed the Chapter 1 practice test in class today. HW for Tuesday - Continue working on your Ch. 1 project.

### Friday, September 7

Geometry - We discussed Sec. 1.3, focusing on angles and their measure. HW for Monday - Complete

Modern Math -

Modern Math -

## Thursday, September 6, 2012

### Thursday, Septemeber 6

I enjoyed meeting many of your parents at Open House last night. If your parents were not able to attend, please take time this weekend to share this blog with them. Be sure to show them the tabs at the top of the page that highlight the course syllabus retake policy. Geometry students should also view the calendar and final exam links.

Geometry - We completed our first quiz in class today (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6). HW for Friday - Read Sec. 1.3 (Angles) and complete the following tasks:

- Create a "Notes" sheet where you highlight the key terms and relationships from this section

- Complete pages 24 - 26 #4-9, #15-17, #19-24, #31-32, #34-38

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1.

Geometry - We completed our first quiz in class today (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6). HW for Friday - Read Sec. 1.3 (Angles) and complete the following tasks:

- Create a "Notes" sheet where you highlight the key terms and relationships from this section

- Complete pages 24 - 26 #4-9, #15-17, #19-24, #31-32, #34-38

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1.

### Wednesday, September 5

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.6 and reviewed for our first quiz. We started that quiz (Sec. 1.1, 1.2, 1.6) in class and will complete it tomorrow. No HW for Thursday, other than to study for the quiz.

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1, working on application problems and reviewing the mathematics behind some of their solutions. HW for Thursday -

Modern Math - We continued our work in Ch. 1, working on application problems and reviewing the mathematics behind some of their solutions. HW for Thursday -

## Tuesday, September 4, 2012

### Tuesday, September 4

Geometry - We completed our discussion of Sec. 1.6, focusing on the distance formula on the coordinate plane. HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 35 #1-14 and pgs. 60 - 62 #4-15, #32-35.

Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 1, focusing on the construction of special elections/ballots and reviewing the Fundamental Theorem of Counting (and related counting methods). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 38 #62.

**Note: We are scheduled to take a quiz covering Sec. 1.1, 1.2 and 1.6 in class TOMORROW -Wednesday, September 5.**Modern Math - We continued our review of Ch. 1, focusing on the construction of special elections/ballots and reviewing the Fundamental Theorem of Counting (and related counting methods). HW for Wednesday - Complete pg. 38 #62.

**Note: Do not spend more than 30 MINUTES working on this problem.**## Saturday, September 1, 2012

### Friday, August 31

Geometry - We continued our discussion of Sec. 1.6, focusing on midpoints in the coordinate plane. HW for Tuesday - Complete the worksheet that was distributed today in class.

Modern Math - We began our review of Ch. 1. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg.s. 37 - 38 #51-59.

Modern Math - We began our review of Ch. 1. HW for Tuesday - Complete pg.s. 37 - 38 #51-59.

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