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. 149 (odds); 
Galileo (G)  10.1 Rational Exponents 
p. 458: Written Ex. 149 (odds);  
Euler (E)  10.1 Rational Exponents 
p. 458: Written Ex. 149 (odds); 

3/20/12  Galileo (G)  10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions)  pp. 4612: 139 (odds), 34, 36; 
Agnesi (A)  10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions)  pp. 4612: 139 (odds), 34, 36;  
3/21/12  Euler (E)  10.2 Real Number Exponents (Exponential Growth/Exponential Decay Functions)  pp. 4612: 139 (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. 4667: 123 (odds), 24, 26; 

3/23/12  Galileo (G)  10.3 Inverse Functions  Read p. 465 (Horizontal line test) pp. 4667: 123 (odds), 24, 26; 
Agnesi (A)  Winter Exam Debrief  Prepare for quiz on 10.110.3 on Monday  
3/24/12  Euler (E)  10.3 Inverse Functions  pp. 4667: 123 (odds), 24, 26; 
Galileo (G)  10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest  Quiz Tuesday on 10.110.3; pp. 4868: 14, (11, 12 do graphically, think), 13, 14, 17, 18, 21; 

Week 2  
3/26/12  Agnesi (A)  10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest  pp. 4868: 14, (11, 12 do graphically, think), 13, 14, 17, 18, 21; 
Euler (E)  10.7 Exponential Growth: Compound Interest  Quiz Wednesday on 10.110.3; pp. 4868: 14, (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. 4701: 129(odds), 3134 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. 4701: 129(odds), 3134 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 122.  
Week 3  
4/2/12  Agnesi (A)  10.4 Definition of Logarithm (reference to PH scale, Richter Scale, and Decibel Scale)  pp. 4701: 129(odds), 3134 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 122. pp. 4712: 3943; 

4/3/12  Galileo (G)  10.5 Laws of Logarithms Expanding and Condensing Expressions 
pp. 4767: Written Ex. 131 (odds), 41, 42, 44; pp. 4712: 3942; 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 122. pp. 4712: 3943; Log quiz on Friday 

4/4/12  Euler (E)  10.5 Laws of Logarithms Expanding and Condensing Expressions 
pp. 4767: Written Ex. 131 (odds), 41, 42, 44; pp. 4712: 3942; 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: 4551 (odds) (10.6): p. 482: 3538; 2326; (10.8): p. 491: 2943(odds), 4449 all; Log Quiz on Friday 

4/5/12  Agnesi (A)  10.5 Laws of Logarithms Expanding and Condensing Expressions 
pp. 4767: Written Ex. 131 (odds), 41, 42, 44; pp. 4712: 3942; 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: 4551 (odds) (10.6): p. 482: 3538; 2326; (10.8): p. 491: 2943(odds), 4449 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: 4551 (odds) (10.6): p. 482: 3538; 2326; (10.8): p. 491: 2943(odds), 4449 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 (11.111.3)  Due Friday: p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40: 
Agnesi (A)  Test on Chapter 10  No homework assigned  
4/11/12  Euler (E)  Chapter 11 (11.111.3)  Due Monday: p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40: 
Galileo (G)  Test on Chapter 10  Due Friday: p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40: 

4/12/12  Agnesi (A)  Chapter 11 (11.111.3)  p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40: 
Euler (E)  Test on Chapter 10  Due Monday: p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40: 

4/13/12  Galileo (G)  11.4 Sigma Notation  No homework assigned 
Agnesi (A)  11.4 Sigma Notation  pp. 5212: 2127(odds), 2935 all;  
4/14/12  Euler (E)  11.4 Sigma Notation  p. 509: 131 (odds); p. 513: 137 (odds), 40; pp. 5212: 113 (all); 
Galileo (G)  11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries 11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series 
pp. 5212: 2127 (odds), 2935 (all) p. 527: 117 (odds); 

Week 5  
4/16/12  Agnesi (A)  11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries 11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series 
pp. 5278: 133 (odds), 3538; p. 530: 1315; 
Euler (E)  11.5 Sum of an ArithmeticSeries 11.5 Sum of a Geometric Series 
pp. 5278: 119 (odds); pp. 5212: 27, 2935 all; p. 530: 1315; 

4/17/12  Galileo (G)  11.5 Wrapping up work with Arithmetic and Geometric Series  pp. 5278: 1933 (odds), 3538; p. 530: 1315; 
Agnesi (A)  12.1 Angles and Degree Measure 12.2 Trigonometric Functions of Acute Angles

Be familiar with concepts from 12.1 (pp. 5524, do what you need to do) pp. 559560: 17 (odds), 915 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. 5524, do what you need to do) pp. 559560: 17 (odds), 915 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. 5524, do what you need to do) pp. 559560: 17 (odds), 915 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. 559560: 2129 (odds), 30, 32, 33; p. 566: 1, 3, 945 (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. 559560: 2129 (odds), 30, 32, 33; p. 566: 1, 3, 945 (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. 559560: 2129 (odds), 30, 32, 33; p. 566: 1, 3, 945 (left column only); 
Agnesi (A)  12.5 Solving Right triangles 12.6 Law of Cosines 
pp. 5667: 4774 (left col. only); p. 577: (1720 all); p. 582: 111(odds); 

Week 6  
4/24/12  Galileo (G)  12.5 Solving Right triangles 12.6 Law of Cosines 
pp. 5667: 4774 (left col. only); p. 577: 19, 20 all; p. 582: 111(odds); Quiz on Wed. on 12.112.3 
Agnesi (A)  12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula) 12.7 Law of Sines 
pp. 5823: 1319 all; Law of Cosines p. 599: Written ex. 111(odds), 1316; Areas of Triangles pp. 5889: 19 (odds), 13, 15, 19; Law of Sines Quiz on Thurs. on 12.112.3 

4/25/12  Galileo (G)  12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula) 12.7 Law of Sines Quiz on 12.112.3 
pp. 5823: 1319 all; Law of Cosines p. 599: Written ex. 111(odds), 1316; Areas of Triangles pp. 5889: 19 (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. 5667: 4774 (left col. only); p. 577: 17, 19, 20 all; p. 582: 111(odds); Quiz on Thurs. on 12.112.3 

4/26/12  Euler (E)  12.9 Areas of Triangles (including Hero's Formula) 12.7 Law of Sines Quiz on 12.112.3 
pp. 5823: 1319 all; Law of Cosines p. 599: Written ex. 111(odds), 1316; Areas of Triangles pp. 5889: 19 (odds), 13, 15, 19; Law of Sines 
Agnesi (A)  12.7 Ambiguous Case of Law of Sines  pp. 5945: 111(odds), 1320 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. 5945: 111(odds), 1320 all; 
Galileo (G)  12.7 Ambiguous Case of Law of Sines  pp. 5945: 111(odds), 1320 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. 5956: 7, 1014; Suggested sources of review problems, though not required: Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589590: 113; Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 5834: 112; Right Triangles: pp. 5789: 117; Start studying for the Test on Friday (Chapter 11, 12)

Euler (E)  12.8 Solving Triangles  pp. 5956: 7, 1014; Suggested sources of review problems, though not required: Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589590: 113; Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 5834: 112; Right Triangles: pp. 5789: 117; 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 edocument with answers to chapter reviews, chapter tests from ch.11 and ch. 12) 
5/2/12  Galileo (G)  12.8 Solving Triangles  pp. 5956: 6, 7, 1014; Suggested sources of review problems, though not required: Law of Sines Word Problems: pp. 589590: 113; Law of Cosines Word Problems: pp. 5834: 112; Right Triangles: pp. 5789: 117; Study for Test on Friday on material from Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 (refer to edocument 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 edocument 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. 6101: 2128 all; pp. 6112: 17(odds); 

5/4/12  Agnesi (A)  Test on Chapters 11, 12  pp. 6101: 2128 all; pp. 6112: 17(odds); 
Galileo (G)  Test on Chapters 11, 12  
5/5/12  Euler (E)  13.1 Radian Measure  pp. 6101: 128 all; pp. 6112: 17(odds); 
Galileo (G)  13.1 Radian Measure  pp. 6101: 128 all; pp. 6112: 17(odds); 

Week 8  
5/7/12  Agnesi (A)  13.2 Circular Functions  pp. 6178: 17(odds), 918 all, 1925 (odds), 2832 (all); p. 612: 913 (all); NEXT TEST May 18th 
Euler (E)  13.2 Circular Functions  pp. 6178: 17(odds), 918 all, 1925 (odds), 2832 (all); p. 612: 913 (all); NEXT TEST May 17th 

5/8/12  Galileo (G)  13.2 Circular Functions  pp. 6178: 17(odds), 918 all, 1925 (odds), 2832 (all); p. 612: 913 (all); NEXT TEST May 18th 
Agnesi (A)  13.3 Periodicity and Symmetry Odd and even function definition 
pp. 6223: 111 (all), 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22;  
5/9/12  Euler (E)  13.3 Periodicity and Symmetry Odd and even function definition 
pp. 6223: 111 (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 xintercepts, Axis of the curve 
pp. 6223: 111 (all), 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22; pp. 6278: 18; 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 xintercepts, Axis of the curve 
No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class. pp. 6278: Oral ex. 113 (all); p. 628: Ex. A: 112 (all), 1320 (all), 2738 (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 xintercepts, Axis of the curve 
No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class. pp. 6278: Oral ex. 113 (all); p. 628: Ex. A: 112 (all), 1320 (all), 2738 (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 xintercepts, Axis of the curve 
No calculator use on this assignment except to check. Do not redo questions we already did in class. pp. 6278: Oral ex. 913 (all); p. 628: Ex. A: 112 (all), 1320 (all), 2738 (all); 
Agnesi (A)  13.5 Graphs of secant, and cosecant functions  No calculator use on this assignment except to check. p. 629: 3942, 4547; p. 633: 17(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: 3942, 4547; 
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: 3942, 4547; 

Week 9  
5/14/12  Agnesi (A)  13.6 Trigonometric Identities  p. 632: oral ex. 1316 (all); p. 633: Written ex. 916 (all); pp. 639640: 737 (odds); 
Euler (E)  13.5 Graphs of Secant, Cosecant, Tangent, Cotanget  p. 633: 17(odds); p. 633: Written ex. 916 (all); p. 632 oral ex. 1316 (all); 

5/15/12  Galileo (G)  13.5 Graphs of Secant, Cosecant, Tangent, Cotanget  p. 633: 17(odds); p. 633: Written ex. 916 (all); p. 632 oral ex. 1316 (all); 
Agnesi (A)  13.7 Trig. Addition Formulae  p. 640: 3955 (odds); pp. 6434: 1, 3, 5, 15, 17, 19, 31;


5/16/12  Euler (E)  13.6 Trigonometric Identities  pp. 639640: 737 (odds); TEST IS MOVED TO SAT. 
Galileo (G)  13.6 Trigonometric Identities 13.7 Trig. Addition Formulae 
pp. 639640: 737 (odds); p. 643: Written ex. 113 (odds); 

5/17/12  Euler (E)  13.713.9 Trig Addition/Subtraction Formulae for sin, cos, tan Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan HalfAngle formulae for sin, cos, and tan 
p. 640: 4955 (odds); pp. 6434: 1, 3, 5, 15, 17, 19, 31; 
Agnesi (A)  13.8, 13.9:
Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan HalfAngle formulae for sin, cos, and tan 
p. 649: 123(odds), 2532 (all), 41, 42;  
5/18/12  Galileo (G)  Test on 13.113.6  p. 640: 3955 (odds); p. 644: 1519 (odds);

Agnesi (A)  Test on 13.113.6 13.8 More Work with Proving Identities (p. 649: 3340); 13.9 More Work with formulae involving Tangent 
pp. 6523: 1119 (odds), 2124 all, 2531 all;  
5/19/12  Euler (E)  Test on 13.113.6  p. 649: 123(odds), 2532 (all), 41, 42; 
Galileo (G)  13.8, 13.9:
Double Angle formulae for sin, cos, and tan HalfAngle formulae for sin, cos, and tan 
p. 644: #31; p. 649: 123(odds), 2532 (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 13.713.9 2. p. 692: 117 (odds), 18, 20; 3. pp. 6956: 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 13.713.9 2. pp. 6523: 119 (odds), 2124 all, 2531 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 13.713.9 2. pp. 6523: 119 (odds), 2124 all, 2531 all; 
Agnesi (A)  14.8 Trig. Equations  solve for x: 2sin(2x) = sqrt (3); (0 < x < 2pi) pp. 699700: 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. 699700: 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. 699700: 3, 4, 8, 16, 18, 20, 25, 28; 

Week 11  