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Final Presentations: RUBRIC
Swan - Comparing Categorical Data Chapter 18 (Thursday)
Fres - Quadratic Equations Chapter 19 Problem Solving and Simultaneous Equations involving quadratic equations (Monday - recording)
Miya - Quantitative Statistics Chapter 20 (Wednesday)
Rony - Algebraic Fractions Chapter 21 (Friday - recording)
Cloe - Theoretical Probability Chapter 22 (Monday - recording)
Ariel - Trigonometry Chapter 23 (Wednesday)
Van - Intro to Networks Chapter 24 (Thursday)
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Exercise 19B, 19C, 19D solving Quadratic Equations using Null Factor Law
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Factoring Quadratic Trinomials Notes
Exercises 17E do 1st and 3rd column of #2, #3, choose 8 from #4, choose 10 from #5. 17F choose 6 from #1, choose 3 from #2 and choose 4 from #3
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6/19
6/20
Difference of Squares Factoring 17C #1 choose 10, #2 choose 10, #3 choose 5, #4 choose 10 (do all from #4 for a 4)
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6/17
Factorization 17A, 17B Read and review. Complete #1-3 from 17B and be able to complete all of 17A.
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5/27
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Review Set 16A ALL
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5/24
5/27
Complete 3,4 from The Mathematics of Air Hockey handout.
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5/23
5/24
16H Congruent Triangles #2-6 (VIDEO on Khan Academy)
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5/23
Investigation 16H page 346-347
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5/20
5/23
Transformations: 16G.1, 16G.2 ALL
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5/16
Transformations: 16A, 16B.1, 16B.2 in class but finish 16B.2 #2-4 for homework
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5/3
Simultaneous Equations 14E #16, 17 Challenge questions
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4/26
4/29
In class, Simultaneous Equations Solving by Elimination: 14D #1 acf, #2 def, #3 1st column (if not done in class it is homework)
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4/25
4/26
Simultaneous Equations Solving by Substitution
14C #1 acdfgi, #2 adg, #3 def
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4/24
4/25
Simultaneous Equations Solving by Graphing
14B #1d,f, #2d,f, 3,4
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4/19
4/22
Coordinate Geometry 13H #1-2, 13I #1ace
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4/18
4/19
Coordinate Geometry 13G.2 #1ace, #2 eol, #3 all, #4 eol,
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4/17
4/18
Coordinate Geometry 13E.2 #2 every other letter (eol), #4, 13F.1 #1, #2 eol, 13F.2 #1, 13F.3 #1 eol, 13G.1 #1 (in class and for homework due Thurs 4/18)
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4/15/13
4/17/13
Coordinate Geometry Chapter 13E.1 #4-6 and Investigation 1
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4/11/13
4/12/13
In class p275 #6,7,8 HW p281 #5
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4/10/13
4/11/13
Volume and Capacity page 268 #7
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3/12/13
3/14/13
Read this description and explanation of Significant Figures
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3/11/13
3/13/13
Exercise 11D Choose 4 from 1-6 (not 5)
Exercise 11E #2
Exercise 11F Investigation
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3/7/13
11A 1 in class together, 2 together in class, #3 in pairs, #4 in pairs, #5 individually
11B #1a,c,e, #2a,b,c,d, #3a, c, #4a,c
11C #1-12 choose at least 7, +1 Challenge #13-15 choose at least 2.
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3/1/13
Review Exercise Set 10A
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2/27/13
2/28/13
From Exercise 10F.2 #3 ALL, 10G Choose 8 from #s 1-11.
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2/27/13
Handout "How Much Oxygen is Produced?"
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2/22/13
in class
10F.2 #1 a,c,d #2 all. Read and do the first page of this handout "How Much Oxygen is Produced?"
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2/22/13
10.F.1 #1-4, choose at least 2 from #5-7 Surface Area 10.F.2 #1-3 Cylinders and spheres
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2/21/13
10.D #1-5, 10.E #1-6, choose at least 1 from 7-9. +1 Challenge, Find, by measuring, the total window area of the each classroom in meters squared. Price out how much the school would need to invest to purchase shades/blinds for each classroom. Go an extra step by estimating, with evidence/background information, how much the school may save in energy costs by adding shades.
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2/15/13
Exercise 10C.1 and 10C.2: Read, take notes and complete all problems. Activity to find area of a circle p228.
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2/11/13
2/13/13
Exercise 10A.2, 10B #1-9, Choose 2 from 10-12 for +1 Challenge
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2/8/13
2/11/13
Take notes from Chapter 10A-10C.1 (all bold words should be defined in your notes), write in your own words how to convert units, what is perimeter, what is circumference, what is area and how do you convert area units. Take notes on the area of a triangle, square, rectangle, parallelograms and trapezoids.
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Cubed Roots 9I #1-5, Challenge 9H #1-4 Review Set 9A 1-9
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2/6/13
Exercise 9E #1-2, 9F #1-6, 9G #1-20 choose at least 14 (#21 for +1 Challenge)
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1/31/13
Square Roots
Rule of Pythagoras
Exercise 9C #1-3
Complete Investigation 2 before doing 9D.
Exercise 9D #1, #2a,b,e,f, #3a,b,c,e,f, #4a,b,c,d (+1 challenge e,f,g,h,i). Complete investigation 2,3,4.

Read 9E and 9F
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Index Notation (Exponents):
Video: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/world-of-exponents/v/level-2-exponents
Video: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/world-of-exponents/v/negative-exponent-intuition
Exercise: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/world-of-exponents/e/exponents_2
Scientific Notation:
Video: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/v/scientific-notation-i
Exercise: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/e/scientific_notation_intuition
Exercise:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/e/scientific_notation
Video: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/v/scientific-notation-3--new
Exercise:
https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/exponents-radicals/scientific-notation/e/multiplying_and_dividing_scientific_notation
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Exercise 8A #1-3 4th column, Exercise 8B #1,2,3,5, Exercise 8C #1-4
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Exercise 7E #2a,b,c,e #3a,b,c,e #4a,b,c,e and Challenge #5
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Exercise 7D #1-8
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Exercise 7B #1,2,4 and 7C #1,2,3,5 in class
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Solving for x worksheet in class
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1/10/13
In class Review Exercise 6B and for homework/classwork Exercise 7A all

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11/30/12
Review Exercise 6A
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11/28/12
Exercise 6G #1-2 all (page 147)
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11/26/12
Exercise 6E #3a,c,d,f, #4a,c,d,f, #5a,c,e,g,i,k
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11/22/12
In class worksheet review on Multiplying Binomials
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11/19/12
In class: Exercise 6A and 6B pp135-137 all
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11/16/12
Exercise Review 3B and Khan exercise from yesterday
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Practice Exercises on Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/percents/e/percentage_word_problems_1
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pp128-129 Investigation in class and for homework p129 Exercise 5D #3
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11/9/12
p124 #1-4,6 and p127 #1,2 (5B and 5C)
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11/7/12
Exercise 5A #1-11 Choose 8. Turn in on Wednesday (this will be collected).
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11/2/12
4D 1-8 Every Other Letter (Show All Work)
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10/31/12
4C.2 and 4C.3 in class and 4C.5 #3 for Halloween page 112.
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10/25/12
Distributive Property with Binomial Expansion (a+b)(c+d) p 106 #1-3 every other letter
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10/17/12
10/18/12
Distributive Property, Exercise 4A pages 101-105 (every other letter from 1-9)
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10/15/12
10/17/12
Review set 3A ALL
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10/11/12

Exerciese 3H.1 p94 1-3 ALL
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10/10/12
In Class
Exercises page 85 3E.1, page 86 3E.2 #2, page 87-88 3E.3 Choose 4.
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10/8/12

Quiz today...then we completed the Investigation on pages 88-89 (Doubling an Investment)
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10/5/12
Class
In class today we reviewed how to use computer spreadsheets to calculate interest.
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10/4/12
10/5/12
Investigation on pages 88-89
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10/3/12
10/3/12
In class: Easy worksheet: Percent of Change
Then, Exercise 3B on pages 79 and 80. [Choose 6 from question 1, Choose 4 from question 2], do all of 3-6.
QUIZ MONDAY: Real Number System, Order of Operations, Percentages, Combining Like Terms.
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10/2/12
10/2/12
Exercise 3A2 and Investigation 1 on pages 76-78
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10/1/12
10/1/12
Today we worked on the Investigation on pages 66-67 and learned how to use a spreadsheet to calculate table values.
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9/28/12
9/28/12
In Class: Finish Order of Operations Activity and Fractions in Algebra from the day before. When that is complete, define and give an example of: factor, highest common factor, multiple, lowest common multiple, base, index, power, prime factorization, and prime factored form. Also, complete the investigation on pages 66-67.
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9/27/12
In Class (Developing): Order of Operations Activity
In Class (Proficient): Fractions in Algebra
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9/26/12
9/27/12
Evaluating Expressions worksheet: Evaluating Expressions
In class and home.
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9/24/12

Continue work on Webquest, Textbook read pages 67-70. We will work on these section exercises in class Wednesday.
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9/20/12
9/26/12
Webquest: Real Number System
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9/19/12
9/20/12
Complete this review in class of Number Properties. You can find help from me, in your text or if you are absent, online (but the textbook is downloadable above).
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9/13/12
9/14/12
p71 Review Exercises 2A, 2B
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9/10/12
9/12/12
p30 #1-6, p31 #1-11 (choose 7) due 9/12/12
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9/6/12
9/7/12
Please find a visual representation of Number Systems (the Classification of numbers) that you find appealing and easy to remember. You will share with the class on Friday and we will choose which we like best.
Tools:
Graphing Calculator Online

Please review the following syllabus before the end of the first week of school. Thank you!
Syllabus: Math 8 First Trimester

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