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 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 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