Algebra 2 Honors Course Calendar

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Date Section Topic or Section Covered Homework Assigned Due NEXT CLASS
Week 1      
3/19/12

Agnesi (A)

10.1 Rational Exponents

p. 458: Written Ex. 1-49 (odds);

  Galileo (G)

10.1 Rational Exponents

p. 458: Written Ex. 1-49 (odds);
  Euler (E)

10.1 Rational Exponents

p. 458: Written Ex. 1-49 (odds);

3/20/12 Galileo (G) 10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions) pp. 461-2: 1-39 (odds), 34, 36;
  Agnesi (A) 10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions) pp. 461-2: 1-39 (odds), 34, 36;
3/21/12 Euler (E) 10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions) pp. 461-2: 1-39 (odds), 34, 36;
  Galileo (G) Winter Exam Debrief  

3/22/12

Euler (E) Winter Exam Debrief  
  Agnesi (A) 10.3 Inverse Functions

Read p. 465 (Horizontal line test)

pp. 466-7: 1-23 (odds), 24, 26;

3/23/12 Galileo (G) 10.3 Inverse Functions

Read p. 465 (Horizontal line test)

pp. 466-7: 1-23 (odds), 24, 26;

  Agnesi (A) Winter Exam Debrief Prepare for quiz on 10.1-10.3 on Monday
3/24/12 Euler (E) 10.3 Inverse Functions pp. 466-7: 1-23 (odds), 24, 26;
  Galileo (G) 10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest

Quiz Tuesday on 10.1-10.3;

pp. 486-8: 1-4, (11, 12 do graphically, think), 13, 14, 17, 18, 21;

       
       
Week 2      
3/26/12 Agnesi (A) 10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest pp. 486-8: 1-4, (11, 12 do graphically, think), 13, 14, 17, 18, 21;
  Euler (E) 10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest

Quiz Wednesday on 10.1-10.3;

pp. 486-8: 1-4, (11, 12 do graphically, think), 13, 14, 17, 18, 21;

3/27/12 Galileo (G) 10.7 'e' and Continuous Compounding Read and take notes from 10.7 pay attention to the concept of Exponential Decay
3/28/12 Euler (E) 10.7 'e' and Continuous Compounding Read and take notes from 10.7 pay attention to the concept of Exponential Decay
  Galileo (G) Recursion Repeat the investigation in class, determine the monthly payment needed to pay off your loan over a period of 15 years.
3/29/12 Euler (E) Recursion

Repeat the investigation in class, determine the monthly payment needed to pay off your loan over a period of 15 years.

Quizlite on 10.7 on Saturday

  Agnesi (A) 10.7 'e' and Continuous Compounding Read and take notes from 10.7 pay attention to the concept of Exponential Decay
3/30/12 Galileo (G) 10.4 Definition of Logarithm

pp. 470-1: 1-29(odds), 31-34 all, 35, 37;

Quizlite on 10.7 on Saturday

  Agnesi (A) Recursion

Repeat the investigation in class, determine the monthly payment needed to pay off your loan over a period of 15 years.

Quizlite on 10.7 on Monday

3/31/12 Euler (E) 10.4 Definition of Logarithm (reference to PH scale, Richter Scale, and Decibel Scale) pp. 470-1: 1-29(odds), 31-34 all, 35, 37;
  Galileo (G)

10.4 Graphing Transformations of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

Common Logarithmic Function

Natural Logarithmic Function

From front page of worksheet distributed in class, please complete questions 1-22.
       
       
Week 3      
4/2/12 Agnesi (A) 10.4 Definition of Logarithm (reference to PH scale, Richter Scale, and Decibel Scale) pp. 470-1: 1-29(odds), 31-34 all, 35, 37;
  Euler (E)

10.4 Graphing Transformations of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

Common Logarithmic Function

Natural Logarithmic Function

From front page of worksheet distributed in class, please complete questions 1-22.

pp. 471-2: 39-43;

4/3/12 Galileo (G)

10.5 Laws of Logarithms

Expanding and Condensing Expressions

pp. 476-7: Written Ex. 1-31 (odds), 41, 42, 44;

pp. 471-2: 39-42;

Log quiz on Friday

  Agnesi (A)

10.4 Graphing Transformations of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

Common Logarithmic Function

Natural Logarithmic Function

From front page of worksheet distributed in class, please complete questions 1-22.

pp. 471-2: 39-43;

Log quiz on Friday

4/4/12 Euler (E)

10.5 Laws of Logarithms

Expanding and Condensing Expressions

pp. 476-7: Written Ex. 1-31 (odds), 41, 42, 44;

pp. 471-2: 39-42;

Log quiz on Thursday

  Galileo (G)

10.5 Using Laws of Logs to Solve Logarithmic Equations.

10.6 Change of Base Formula

10.8 Natural Logarithms

 

(10.5): p. 477: 45-51 (odds)

(10.6): p. 482: 35-38; 23-26;

(10.8): p. 491: 29-43(odds), 44-49 all;

Log Quiz on Friday

4/5/12 Agnesi (A)

10.5 Laws of Logarithms

Expanding and Condensing Expressions

pp. 476-7: Written Ex. 1-31 (odds), 41, 42, 44;

pp. 471-2: 39-42;

Log quiz on Friday

  Euler (E)

10.5 Using Laws of Logs to Solve Logarithmic Equations.

10.6 Change of Base Formula

10.8 Natural Logarithms

(10.5): p. 477: 45-51 (odds)

(10.6): p. 482: 35-38; 23-26;

(10.8): p. 491: 29-43(odds), 44-49 all;

 

4/6/12 Galileo (G)

Applications of Log Functions

Quiz on Logs

textbook: p. 491: #50;

packet: p. 195: #23; p. 196: #45, 46; p. 201: #39, 40; p. 202: #51;

  Agnesi (A)

10.5 Using Laws of Logs to Solve Logarithmic Equations.

10.6 Change of Base Formula

10.8 Natural Logarithms

(10.5): p. 477: 45-51 (odds)

(10.6): p. 482: 35-38; 23-26;

(10.8): p. 491: 29-43(odds), 44-49 all;

       
       
Week 4 TESTS (A) April 10th; (G) April 11th; (E) April 12th  
4/9/12 Agnesi (A)

Logarithmic Models

textbook: p. 491: #50;

packet: p. 195: #23; p. 196: #45, 46; p. 201: #39, 40; p. 202: #51;

Study for test on Tuesday
  Euler (E)

Logarithmic Models

textbook: p. 491: #50;

packet: p. 195: #23; p. 196: #45, 46; p. 201: #39, 40; p. 202: #51;

4/10/12 Galileo (G) Chapter 11 (11.1-11.3)

Due Friday:

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40:

  Agnesi (A) Test on Chapter 10 No homework assigned
4/11/12 Euler (E) Chapter 11 (11.1-11.3)

Due Monday:

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40:

  Galileo (G) Test on Chapter 10

Due Friday:

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40:

4/12/12 Agnesi (A) Chapter 11 (11.1-11.3)

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40:

  Euler (E) Test on Chapter 10

Due Monday:

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40:

4/13/12 Galileo (G) 11.4 Sigma Notation No homework assigned
  Agnesi (A) 11.4 Sigma Notation pp. 521-2: 21-27(odds), 29-35 all;
4/14/12 Euler (E) 11.4 Sigma Notation

p. 509: 1-31 (odds);

p. 513: 1-37 (odds), 40;

pp. 521-2: 1-13 (all);

  Galileo (G)

11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries

11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series

pp. 521-2: 21-27 (odds), 29-35 (all)

p. 527: 1-17 (odds);

       
       
Week 5      
4/16/12 Agnesi (A)

11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries

11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series

pp. 527-8: 1-33 (odds), 35-38;

p. 530: 13-15;

  Euler (E)

11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries

11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series

pp. 527-8: 1-19 (odds);

pp. 521-2: 27, 29-35 all;

p. 530: 13-15;

4/17/12 Galileo (G) 11.5 Wrapping up work with Arithmetic and Geometric Series

pp. 527-8: 19-33 (odds), 35-38;

p. 530: 13-15;

  Agnesi (A)

12.1 Angles and Degree Measure

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles

 

Be familiar with concepts from 12.1 (pp. 552-4, do what you need to do)

pp. 559-560: 1-7 (odds), 9-15 all, 17, 19;

 

4/18/12 Euler (E)

12.1 Angles and Degree Measure

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles

Be familiar with concepts from 12.1 (pp. 552-4, do what you need to do)

pp. 559-560: 1-7 (odds), 9-15 all, 17,19;

  Galileo (G)

12.1 Angles and Degree Measure

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles

Be familiar with concepts from 12.1 (pp. 552-4, do what you need to do)

pp. 559-560: 1-7 (odds), 9-15 all, 17,19;

4/19/12 Euler (E)

12.2 Pythagorean Identity;

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Special Angles

12.3 Trigonometric Functions of General Angles (Quadrantal Angles, Multiples of 30, and 45)

pp. 559-560: 21-29 (odds), 30, 32, 33;

p. 566: 1, 3, 9-45 (left column only);

  Agnesi (A)

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Special Angles

12.3 Trigonometric Functions of General Angles (Quadrantal Angles, Multiples of 30, and 45)

pp. 559-560: 21-29 (odds), 30, 32, 33;

p. 566: 1, 3, 9-45 (left column only);

4/20/12 Galileo (G)

12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Special Angles

12.3 Trigonometric Functions of General Angles (Quadrantal Angles, Multiples of 30, and 45)

pp. 559-560: 21-29 (odds), 30, 32, 33;

p. 566: 1, 3, 9-45 (left column only);

  Agnesi (A)

12.5 Solving Right triangles

12.6 Law of Cosines

pp. 566-7: 47-74 (left col. only);

p. 577: (17-20 all);

p. 582: 1-11(odds);

       
       
Week 6      
4/24/12 Galileo (G)

12.5 Solving Right triangles

12.6 Law of Cosines

pp. 566-7: 47-74 (left col. only);

p. 577: 19, 20 all;

p. 582: 1-11(odds);

Quiz on Wed. on 12.1-12.3

  Agnesi (A)

12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula)

12.7 Law of Sines

pp. 582-3: 13-19 all; Law of Cosines

p. 599: Written ex. 1-11(odds), 13-16; Areas of Triangles

pp. 588-9: 1-9 (odds), 13, 15, 19; Law of Sines

Quiz on Thurs. on 12.1-12.3

4/25/12 Galileo (G)

12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula)

12.7 Law of Sines

Quiz on 12.1-12.3

pp. 582-3: 13-19 all; Law of Cosines

p. 599: Written ex. 1-11(odds), 13-16; Areas of Triangles

pp. 588-9: 1-9 (odds), 13, 15, 19; Law of Sines

Class will not meet on Friday

  Euler (E)

12.5 Solving Right triangles

12.6 Law of Cosines

pp. 566-7: 47-74 (left col. only);

p. 577: 17, 19, 20 all;

p. 582: 1-11(odds);

Quiz on Thurs. on 12.1-12.3

4/26/12 Euler (E)

12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula)

12.7 Law of Sines

Quiz on 12.1-12.3

pp. 582-3: 13-19 all; Law of Cosines

p. 599: Written ex. 1-11(odds), 13-16; Areas of Triangles

pp. 588-9: 1-9 (odds), 13, 15, 19; Law of Sines

  Agnesi (A) 12.7 Ambiguous Case of Law of Sines pp. 594-5: 1-11(odds), 13-20 all;
4/27/12 Agnesi (A) Class did not meet  
  Galileo (G) Class did not meet  
4/28/12 Euler (E) 12.7 Ambiguous Case of Law of Sines pp. 594-5: 1-11(odds), 13-20 all;
  Galileo (G) 12.7 Ambiguous Case of Law of Sines pp. 594-5: 1-11(odds), 13-20 all;
       
       
Week 7  

A (Test on May 4th),

E (Test on May 3rd),

G (Test on May 4th)

 
4/30/12 Agnesi (A) 12.8 Solving Triangles

pp. 595-6: 7, 10-14;

Suggested sources of review problems, though not required:

Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589-590: 1-13;

Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 583-4: 1-12;

Right Triangles: pp. 578-9: 1-17;

Start studying for the Test on Friday (Chapter 11, 12)

 

  Euler (E) 12.8 Solving Triangles

pp. 595-6: 7, 10-14;

Suggested sources of review problems, though not required:

Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589-590: 1-13;

Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 583-4: 1-12;

Right Triangles: pp. 578-9: 1-17;

Start studying for the Test on Thursday (Chapter 11, 12)

5/1/12 Euler (E) Review of material in Chapter 12 Study for Test on Thursday on material from Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 (refer to e-document with answers to chapter reviews, chapter tests from ch.11 and ch. 12)
5/2/12 Galileo (G) 12.8 Solving Triangles

pp. 595-6: 6, 7, 10-14;

Suggested sources of review problems, though not required:

Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589-590: 1-13;

Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 583-4: 1-12;

Right Triangles: pp. 578-9: 1-17;

Study for Test on Friday on material from Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 (refer to e-document with answers to chapter reviews, chapter tests from ch.11 and ch. 12)

  Agnesi (A) Review of material in Chapter 12 Study for Test on Friday on material from Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 (refer to e-document with answers to chapter reviews, chapter tests from ch.11 and ch. 12)
5/3/12 Euler (E) Test on Chapters 11, 12  
  Agnesi (A) 13.1 Radian Measure

pp. 610-1: 21-28 all;

pp. 611-2: 1-7(odds);

5/4/12 Agnesi (A) Test on Chapters 11, 12

pp. 610-1: 21-28 all;

pp. 611-2: 1-7(odds);

  Galileo (G) Test on Chapters 11, 12  
5/5/12 Euler (E) 13.1 Radian Measure

pp. 610-1: 1-28 all;

pp. 611-2: 1-7(odds);

  Galileo (G) 13.1 Radian Measure

pp. 610-1: 1-28 all;

pp. 611-2: 1-7(odds);

       
       
Week 8      
5/7/12 Agnesi (A) 13.2 Circular Functions

pp. 617-8: 1-7(odds), 9-18 all, 19-25 (odds), 28-32 (all);

p. 612: 9-13 (all);

NEXT TEST May 18th

  Euler (E) 13.2 Circular Functions

pp. 617-8: 1-7(odds), 9-18 all, 19-25 (odds), 28-32 (all);

p. 612: 9-13 (all);

NEXT TEST May 17th

5/8/12 Galileo (G) 13.2 Circular Functions

pp. 617-8: 1-7(odds), 9-18 all, 19-25 (odds), 28-32 (all);

p. 612: 9-13 (all);

NEXT TEST May 18th

  Agnesi (A)

13.3 Periodicity and Symmetry

Odd and even function definition

pp. 622-3: 1-11 (all), 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22;
5/9/12 Euler (E)

13.3 Periodicity and Symmetry

Odd and even function definition

pp. 622-3: 1-11 (all), 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22;
  Galileo (G)

13.3 Periodicity and Symmetry

Odd and even function definition

13.4 Basic properties of f(x) = sin x, g(x) = cos x

Fundamental Period, Amplitude, Location of Maximum points, Minimum points, Location of x-intercepts, Axis of the curve

pp. 622-3: 1-11 (all), 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22;

pp. 627-8: 1-8; Oral exercises

5/10/12 Euler (E)

13.4 Basic properties of f(x) = sin x, g(x) = cos x

Fundamental Period, Amplitude, Location of Maximum points, Minimum points, Location of x-intercepts, Axis of the curve

No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class.

pp. 627-8: Oral ex. 1-13 (all);

p. 628: Ex. A: 1-12 (all), 13-20 (all), 27-38 (all);

 

  Agnesi (A)

13.4 Basic properties of f(x) = sin x, g(x) = cos x

Fundamental Period, Amplitude, Location of Maximum points, Minimum points, Location of x-intercepts, Axis of the curve

No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class.

pp. 627-8: Oral ex. 1-13 (all);

p. 628: Ex. A: 1-12 (all), 13-20 (all), 27-38 (all);

5/11/12 Galileo (G)

13.4 Basic properties of f(x) = sin x, g(x) = cos x

Fundamental Period, Amplitude, Location of Maximum points, Minimum points, Location of x-intercepts, Axis of the curve

No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class.

pp. 627-8: Oral ex. 9-13 (all);

p. 628: Ex. A: 1-12 (all), 13-20 (all), 27-38 (all);

  Agnesi (A) 13.5 Graphs of secant, and cosecant functions

No calculator use on this assignment except to check.

p. 629: 39-42, 45-47;

p. 633: 1-7(odds);

5/12/12 Euler (E) 13.5 Graphs of secant, and cosecant functions

No calculator use on this assignment except to check.

Trig. graphing last page of handout distributed in class;

p. 629: 39-42, 45-47;

  Galileo (G) 13.4 Trigonometric Function Graphs

No calculator use on this assignment except to check.

Trig. graphing last page of handout distributed in class;

p. 629: 39-42, 45-47;

       
       
Week 9      
5/14/12 Agnesi (A) 13.6 Trigonometric Identities

p. 632: oral ex. 13-16 (all);

p. 633: Written ex. 9-16 (all);

pp. 639-640: 7-37 (odds);

  Euler (E) 13.5 Graphs of Secant, Cosecant, Tangent, Cotanget

p. 633: 1-7(odds);

p. 633: Written ex. 9-16 (all);

p. 632 oral ex. 13-16 (all);

5/15/12 Galileo (G) 13.5 Graphs of Secant, Cosecant, Tangent, Cotanget

p. 633: 1-7(odds);

p. 633: Written ex. 9-16 (all);

p. 632 oral ex. 13-16 (all);

  Agnesi (A) 13.7 Trig. Addition Formulae

p. 640: 39-55 (odds);

pp. 643-4: 1, 3, 5, 15, 17, 19, 31;

 

5/16/12 Euler (E) 13.6 Trigonometric Identities

pp. 639-640: 7-37 (odds);

TEST IS MOVED TO SAT.

  Galileo (G)

13.6 Trigonometric Identities

13.7 Trig. Addition Formulae

pp. 639-640: 7-37 (odds);

p. 643: Written ex. 1-13 (odds);

5/17/12 Euler (E)

13.7-13.9 Trig Addition/Subtraction Formulae for sin, cos, tan

Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

Half-Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

p. 640: 49-55 (odds);

pp. 643-4: 1, 3, 5, 15, 17, 19, 31;

  Agnesi (A) 13.8, 13.9:

Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

Half-Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

p. 649: 1-23(odds), 25-32 (all), 41, 42;
5/18/12 Galileo (G) Test on 13.1-13.6

p. 640: 39-55 (odds);

p. 644: 15-19 (odds);

 

  Agnesi (A)

Test on 13.1-13.6

13.8 More Work with Proving Identities (p. 649: 33-40);

13.9 More Work with formulae involving Tangent

pp. 652-3: 11-19 (odds), 21-24 all, 25-31 all;
5/19/12 Euler (E) Test on 13.1-13.6 p. 649: 1-23(odds), 25-32 (all), 41, 42;
  Galileo (G) 13.8, 13.9:

Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

Half-Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan

p. 644: #31;

p. 649: 1-23(odds), 25-32 (all), 41, 42;

       
       
Week 10      
5/21/12 Agnesi (A)

14.6 Inverse (Arc) Sine and Inverse (Arc) Cosine

14.7 Inverse (Arc) Tangent only

1. be ready for a quick quiz on formulae from 13.7-13.9

2. p. 692: 1-17 (odds), 18, 20;

3. pp. 695-6: 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15;

  Euler (E)

14.6 Inverse (Arc) Sine and Inverse (Arc) Cosine

14.7 Inverse (Arc) Tangent only

1. be ready for a quick quiz on formulae from 13.7-13.9

2. pp. 652-3: 1-19 (odds), 21-24 all, 25-31 all;

5/22/12 Galileo (G)

14.6 Inverse (Arc) Sine and Inverse (Arc) Cosine

14.7 Inverse (Arc) Tangent only

1. be ready for a quick quiz on formulae from 13.7-13.9

2. pp. 652-3: 1-19 (odds), 21-24 all, 25-31 all;

  Agnesi (A) 14.8 Trig. Equations

solve for x: 2sin(2x) = sqrt (3); (0 < x < 2pi)

pp. 699-700: 3, 4, 8, 16, 18, 20, 25, 28;

5/23/12 Euler (E) 14.8 Trig. Equations

solve for x: 2sin(2x) = sqrt (3); (0 < x < 2pi)

pp. 699-700: 3, 4, 8, 16, 18, 20, 25, 28;

  Agnesi (A) Exam Review Ch. 10, 11 Start Studying For the Exam refer to course web page for topics that your are responsible for.
5/24/12 Euler (E) Exam Review Ch. 10, 11 Start Studying For the Exam refer to course web page for topics that your are responsible for.
  Galileo (G) 14.8 Trig. Equations

solve for x: 2sin(2x) = sqrt (3); (0 < x < 2pi)

pp. 699-700: 3, 4, 8, 16, 18, 20, 25, 28;

       
       
Week 11