4/23/2014

Is it a function? Use the Vertical Line Test to figure it out!
In Set #7, pages 298 – 301. Upcoming Tests: May 8-9 (Midpoint 4NW), then May 28 (State SOL test).

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4/22/2014

Earth Day started this date 44 years ago (the year I graduated high school) … WOW! ….

Today’s lesson on two handouts including the homework focused on identifying the domain and range of a function … on a graph, in a table, from ordered pair, in an equation, and in words. Check out the Big Ideas textbook, pages 126 – 127 for details.

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4/21/14

Stretch run for the SOLs … Set #7 notes distributed today … completed pages 293-295 notes and practice … 4th NW Midpoint test will be given 8-9 May … State SOL test 28 May …

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3/31/2014

Third Nine Weeks Test is slated for next Monday and Tuesday, 7-8 April.

Review now for the cumulative test.

In addition to review, this week we will explore Independent and Dependent Events as it pertains to Probability. Homework in Set #6 is through page 260.

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Assessed computation skills as students solved practical consumer math problems … No homework for those caught up (in Set #6).

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3/25/2014

Maintaining a checkbook registry — important stuff in the real world and here in pre-Algebra … through page 247 of Set #6. Assessing consumer math applications tomorrow (3/26) …

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3/24/2014

Finishing up our lessons on consumer math applications, including the computation of sales tax, discounts, tips, mark-ups, simple interest and the maintenance of a checkbook registry.

Homework: Complete the exercises in Set #6 through page 246.

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3/17/2014

Home Work for Block 3 in Set #6 to complete pages 217-219
Home Work for Blocks 4 & 5 in Set #6 to finish pages 229-231

Reviewed equivalent values for fractions, decimals, and percents
Discussed the discount and sales price using the percent models.

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3/13/2014

Real-life application of Golden (Phi) Ratio in class …
Homework in Big Ideas textbook: page 172 (4,6,8,10,14,16,18,20) and page 173 (27,28,29)
Quiz tomorrow on Percent of Change and Solving Proportions

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3/12/2014

Proportional Reasoning — Set #6 up to page 213

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