Welcome to Algebra 4 SPRING semester!


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4th and 8th periods meet at 1950 Pacific Ave in the Orange Room

5th and 6th periods meet at the UWT in WCG 110

My email is townbey@tacoma.k12.wa.us 

What can you do to get more support?

  • There's after school tutoring in the Math Lab at 1950 (Mon - Thurs 3:30-4:30)
  • Come to class early (or stay late) to ask questions or to make sure your Geometry Journal is updated and that you have all the materials you need

Daily Log

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Module 2 - Logarithmic Functions

TO DOWNLOAD THE MODULE 2 PACKETS: 

http://www.mathematicsvisionproject.org/uploads/1/1/6/3/11636986/sec3_mod2_logfun_se_041214.pdf

 

 

Day 3 March 13-14 (March 9 for 8th period)

Learning Target

Able to identify horizontal and vertical shift of logarithm graph

Notes/Classwork

Review of creating table for a logarithm function and graphing log function

Identifying horizontal and vertical shift of logarithm graph and the corresponding changes in the equation

Homework

page 15 #1-8 and page 16 #11-21 odds

Day 2 March 8-9 (March 7 for 8th period)

Learning Target

Able to write a log function from an exponenet and vice versa

Able to give whole number answer to a logarithm using the idea of the inverse of an exponent

Notes/classwork

How to write log as an exponent and exponent as a log

Practice problems in class

Page 4-5 #1-8

Homework

Page 8 #8 and 10, Page 9 #17-28

Day 1 March 6-7, 2017 (March 2 for 8th period)

 

Learning Target 

Demonstrate knowledge of Inverse Functions

Connect exponent function with logarithmic function

Notes and Classwork

Unit 1 test on Inverse Functions

Creating a table for y=2^x and y=(1/2)^x

Connecting the parts of a logarithm to the parts of an exponent.

Homework

p.7 #1-6 of Module 2

Module 1 - Functions and Their Inverses

TO DOWNLOAD THE MODULE 1 PACKETS: 
http://www.mathematicsvisionproject.org/uploads/1/1/6/3/11636986/sec3_mod1_funinv_se_31213.pdf

Day 8 and 9 February 27-28 and March 1, 2017

Learning Target

To prepare for Module 1 unit test

Notes and Classwork

Stations with unit practice:

-finding inverse of functions algebraically

-finding inverse of tables and graphs

-composing functions

THERE ARE WORKSHEETS IN THE DOCUMENTS TAB THAT WILL GIVE YOU EXTRA PRACTICE look for "Practice Properties of Exponents" and "Practice Function Inverses"

Homework

Review homework and classwork and notes

Create 3"x5" page of notes for use on the Module 1 Unit Test

Day 7 February 22-23, 2017

Learning Target

Be able to use the properties of exponents to expand or simplify expressions with exponents

Notes and Classwork

Fill out Exponent Rule graphic organizer during discussion/presentation

Practice with exponent rules in class

Homework

Properties of exponents worksheet #1-6, #7-27 (odds)

Day 6 February 15-16, 2017

Learning Target

Given a simple function students will be able to write its inverse

Notes and Classwork

1.4 Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat #1-7, skip #3

Notes: Inverse notation, function notation vs. ordered pair, exponent product and quotient rule

Homework

P. 26 #1-14

Day 5 February 13-14, 2017

  • Learning Target
    • I can create a table for and graph exponential function and its inverse
  • Notes and classwork (period 4 only)
    • 1.2 Flipping Ferraris p. 10-11 #2-4
    • For #3 create tables for speed vs. distance and distance vs. speed
    • Graph both on the same set of axes
    • Graph y=x
    • For #4 examine domain, range, increase/decrease, maximum/minimum
  • Notes and classwork for ALL
    • 1.3 Tracking the Tortoise p.17-19 #1 and 3-11
  • Homework p.20 #4-7 and p.21 #19-30

Day 4 February 9, 2017

  • Learning Target
    • Given a real world example, student can find inverse using table and graph
  • Notes and classwork
    • 1.2 Flipping Ferraris p. 10-11 #2-4
    • For #3 create tables for speed vs. distance and distance vs. speed
    • Graph both on the same set of axes
    • Graph y=x
    • For #4 examine domain, range, increase/decrease, maximum/minimum
  • Homework p.16 #28-30

Day 3 - February 7-8, 2017

  • Learning Targets
    • Given a function(equation), find it's inverse function
  • Notes and classwork
    • graph of y=x, y=(3/4)x
    • reflect y=(3/4)x about y=x, these are inverse functions
    • create tables for y=(3/4)x and y=(4/3)x, notice how x and y switch places, these are inverses
    • find inverse of y=(3/4)x using algebraic method
    • practice problem
  • Homework: p.14-16 #1,3,5 (6-11 bonus), 12-14, 15-27 odds

Day 2 - February 1 -2. 2017

iReady testing

Day 1 - January 30-31, 2017

  • Learning Targets
      • identify inverse function by comparing domain and range, comparing graphs
  • Notes and classwork
    • Lesson 1.1 #1-3
    • Review linear equations, graphs and tables
    • Function notation
    • Examine tables and graphs and note how the x and y variables switch places
  • Homework: p.7#1-7  and p.9#14-25