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Algebra

To access homework help tutorials, click on the "files" link and open the PowerPoint lesson. There are homework help video links in each PowerPoint. ALL DATES SHOWN BELOW ARE DUE DATES.

3/31/2014 Extra Credit due 3/31 No extra credit assignments accepted after March 31 -- no exceptions.

3/28/2014 Quadratic Formula worksheet

3/27/2014 p. 469 all

3/26/2014 p. 467 # 6-14

3/25/2014 p. 467 # 1-5, p. 469 # 1-3 and back of blue worksheet

3/20/2014 Ch 1- 7 Review Worksheets (Choose 20 problems) See answer key in the Algebra "files" on this web page.

3/19/2014 Placement Review Problems from the Textbook p. 50-51 # 29, 39 p. 109 # 39, 43 p. 165-167 # 17, 30, 33, 38 p. 196 # 8 p. 256-258 # 10, 22, 24, 51, 61, 65, 73, 75 p. 299-300 # 21, 31 p. 348-349 # 28, 38, 49

3/18/2014 p. 456 # 5-10 and p. 457 #8-14 even, 18, 20

3/17/2014 p. 451 # 1-23 odd

3/14/2014 p. 449 # 17-22 and p. 452 # 1-4

3/13/2014 p. 449 # 1-16

3/12/2014 p. 441

3/11/2014 p. 428-429

3/10/2014 Workbook p. 424 # 13-18

3/7/2014 TEXTBOOK p. 554 - 555 #2-20 even

3/6/2014 Practice B worksheet Lesson 8-2

3/5/2014 p. 417 all & p. 418 # 1-4

3/4/2014 Workbook pages 412-414 fill out the tables and graph the points. Ignore the parabolas that are already graphed -- we'll talk more about that in class. Remember, treat g(x) as if it were a "y".

2/28/2014 Make a note card for the test (yes, this is required) and STUDY!

2/27/2014 TEXTBOOK p. 299-300 # 19-43 odd

2/26/2014 p. 402 # 1, 3, 4 and Review for Mastery worksheet 7-6

2/25/2014 Assessment Readiness Worksheet and Performance Tasks Worksheet

2/24/2014 TEXTBOOK p. 284 # 2-28 even

2/21/2014 Practice page 399-400 # 1-16

2/20/2014 p. 401 odd

2/19/2014 p. 395 # 1-5 and p. 396 # 1-2

2/18/2014 p. 391 # 2-20 even

2/14/2014 TEXTBOOK p. 279 - 280 # 15-42 problem numbers divisible by 3

2/13/2014 p. 389 # 1-8 and 11-14

2/12/2014 Independent Practice worksheet

2/11/2014 p. 385

2/7/2014 Review for Mastery worksheet

2/6/2014 p. 378 # 1-4 and p. 379 # 7-8, 13-16

2/5/2014 p. 379 # 1-6 and 9-12

2/4/2014 p. 374 # 5-20 all

1/28/2014 The following topics are on the benchmark, and lessons can be found in the purple textbook: Inequalities and Absolute Value: Chapter 4 Lessons 1-4 and Chapter 9 Lessons 2 & 3 Functions: Chapter 12 Lessons 1 & 2 Graphs and Linear Equations: Chapter 7 Lessons 2 - 8 Systems of Equations: Chapter 8 Lessons 1 - 3

12/6/2013 p. 278 Show work! For examples on how to solve word problems using the substitution method, look at the PowerPoint lesson in the "files".

12/5/2013 p. 277 # 1-8 Prentice Hall Textbook Chapter 8 Lesson 2. phschool.com web code: ate-0702

12/4/2013 p. 272 all & p. 273 # 1-4 This lesson aligns with Chapter 8 Lesson 1 in the Prentice Hall Algebra textbook (p. 358). Additional support is available at www.phschool.com with web code: ate-0701

12/3/2013 p. 247 & 248

11/21/2013 p. 190 # 1-2, p. 194 # 1-3, p. 230 all. The answers are in a word document in the "files". Check your answers using the answer key on this web page. Go to "files" and open "Algebra Answer Key 11/20" Make a 3 x 5 note card to use on the test. Know: slope-intercept, standard, and point-slope forms of linear equations; find x and y intercepts and determine what they represent in a graph or a situation; identify domain and range of a function; find rate of change for a time interval.

11/20/2013 p. 229

11/19/2013 p. 225

11/18/2013 p. 224

11/15/2013 p. 223 (and study for the quiz)

11/14/2013 p. 220 & 221

11/13/2013 p. 201 (skip # 9 & 10) and p. 202 (skip # 3)

11/12/2013 Finish "Blink of an Eye" worksheet

11/8/2013 p. 195 # 7-10 & p. 196 all For the quiz know how to identify linear functions (using a graph or an equation), find and describe the slope of a line, and find x and y-intercepts.

11/7/2013 p. 195 # 1-6

11/6/2013 p. 188 & 189 all

11/5/2013 p. 175, p. 176 section 2, and p. 182 # 1and 2

10/31/2013 Chapter 3 Review worksheet Go to the "files" link to check your answers.

10/30/2013 Chapter 3 Lesson 3 Worksheet

10/29/2013 Performance Task worksheet # 1, 2, 3

10/25/2013 Benchmark Review worksheet

10/24/2013 p. 100 # 7 & 9, p. 141 # 25-31 odd, p. 143 # 7-17 odd, p. 146 # 45 & 45

10/23/2013 p. 127-128 all

10/22/2013 p. 119 & 120 all

10/21/2013 Finish p. 116

10/17/2013 Hard cover Algebra Textbook p. 427-428 # 11-27 odd Correct your own work using the answers in the back of the book and re-do any problems you miss.

10/17/2013 Study for Thursday Chapter 2 Test

10/15/2013 Finish Performance Task problems

10/14/2013 FACEing Math Absolute Value Inequalities

10/11/2013 "Another Look" / "Review for Mastery >" worksheet

10/10/2013 Absolute Value Inequalities Review worksheet <

Smarter Balanced Practice Test Use this link to access Smarter Balanced Practice Tests so you can get an idea of what the actual test will look like. You'll see that it's not just "multiple guess" any more. You are going to have to think!

FAQs

Q.What question can I ask my child to help him/her be a more effective problem solver?

A.---Getting Started on a Problem---•What do you already know that might be useful here?•What is known and what is unknown?•What assumptions can you make?•Can you draw a diagram or picture to understand the question better?•Can you substitute in a number in place of an unknown quantity to better understand what to do?---Checking the Answer---•Does the answer seem reasonable?•If you use the solution in the word problem, does it make sense?

Q.Does homework always have to be done in pencil?

A.YES!

Q.How can I prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessment?

A.Use this link to access practice tests.https://sbacpt.tds.airast.org/student/

Q.How do I get extra help?

A.*Come to ACES sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. *Take good notes in class and review them at home.*Go to the textbook links and view the homework tutor videos.

Q.If I am absent, when is my homework due?

A.For every excused absence, you have two days to complete the work assigned. You need to keep up with all current assignments while you are working on the make-up work. Field trip homework is due before leaving campus – no exceptions!

Q.How do the Common Core Math Standards affect me?

A.You will become an expert problem solver and master number sense concepts!

Q.Can I turn in homework late and still get credit?

A.You can turn in homework one day late and get half credit. No late homework is accepted after that.