Advanced Pre-Calculus

Pre-Calculus is a preparatory course for Calculus which includes the development of higher-level math skills.  Students taking Pre-Calculus must have successfully completed Algebra II.  The Advanced Pre-Calculus course emphasizes logical thinking and its application to real-life situations.  Students are expected to execute the appropriate techniques needed to complete their work.

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

 Bell Schedule

Syllabus – a brief outline of the course and class expectations.

Calendar - tentative schedule of the topics and assessments for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th nine weeks. The exact assignments will be written on the board each week.

Cummulative Grade Testing Policy

Grade Sheet – this will help students to keep track of their grades throughout the year!

Homework and Notes:

8/27/12 – 1.1 and 1.3 NotesKEY; Ws 1.1 and 1.3 ; KEY

8/28/12 – 1.2 NotesKEY; Ws 1.2 A ; KEY

8/29/12 – 1.2 Notes Day 2KEY; Ws 1.2 B ; KEY

8/30/12 – 1.4 Notes KEY; Ws 1.4 ; KEY

8/31/12 – 1.4 Notes KEY;  Ws 1.4 B ;   KEY  QUIZ 1.1 – 1.3 

**READ:  Do the worksheet for Friday AND NOT the textbook.**

Additional Explanation and Examples for 1.4 – if needed look over these to help you with the domain of each of these functions!

 9/4/12 – 1.5 Notes ; KEY; TB pg. 61 pg 1 KEY ; pg 2 KEY

9/5/12 – 1.5 Notes Day 2 ; KEY pg 1 ; Key pg 2 ; TB pg 61 Day 2 KEY

9/6/12 -Review Information  ; KEY 

9/7/12 – TEST 1.1-1.5  – make sure to study your quiz and 1.5 (the test will not cover even, odd, or nether problems)

9/10/12 – 1.6 Notes ; Key; WS 1.6 ; KEY

9/11/12 – 1.7 Notes ; KEY ; TB p. 80 KEY

9/12/12 – 1.7 Notes Day 2 ; KEY ; TB p. 71 KEY ; QUIZ 1.5 (even, odd, neither) – 1.6

9/13/12 – 1.7 Notes Day 3 ; KEY ; TB p. 81 KEY

9/14/12 – 1.6 Notes Day 2 ; KEY ; Ws 1.6 B ; KEY

9/17/12 – 1.6 Notes Day 3 ; KEY ; Ws 1.6 C ; KEY ; QUIZ 1.7 

9/18/12 – Review for test tomorrow!    KEY

9/19/12 – TEST 1.5 – 1.7

9/20/12 – 1.8 Notes ; KEY ; pg 89 KEY

9/21/12 – 1.8 Notes Day 2 ; KEY; pg 89 Day 2 KEY

9/24/12 – 1.9 Notes Day 1 ; KEY; pg 99 Day 1 KEY

9/25/12 – 1.9 Notes Day 2 ; KEY and pg 100 Day 2 KEY ; Quiz 1.8 

9/26/12 – 1.10 NotesKEY; Notes 1.10 KEYpg 112 # 39-62 Additional Practice   ; Good practice for the quiz: pg 99 # 16-24

9/27/12 –  Quiz 1.9 ; Textbook pg 120 KEY

9/28/12 – Start to 20 Question Review ; Start to REVIEW  on 1.8 – 1.10  ; Review Activities – 1.8 – 1.10 KEY

10/1/12 –  Test 1.8 – 1.10

***TEST IS MONDAY!!!!!***

10/1/12 –  TEST over 1.8-1.10

10/2/12 –  Notes 4.1KEY ; Pg 2 KEY ; pg 290 # 1-20 KEY

10/3/12 – 4.1 Notes Day 2Day 2 KEY ; pg 290 # 21-24 KEY

10/4/12 – 4.1 Notes Day 3 ; KEY and pg 290 # 79 – 94 KEY

10/5/12 – 4.4 Notes Day 1KEY ; ws 4.4 A ; KEY

10/8/12 - 4.4 Notes Day 2KEY ; ws 4.4 B ; KEY ; Good Review for Quiz on 4.1 ; KEY

10/9/12 – ws 4.4 C ; KEY ; Quiz 4.1   (notes will be provided)

10/10/12 – 4.4 Notes Day 4KEY ; ws 4.4 D ; KEY

10/11/12 – 4.4 Notes Day 5KEY ; ws 4.4 E ; KEY

10/12/12 – Review of 4.1 and 4.4  ; KEY ; Quiz 4.4

10/15/12 – Make a 20 Question Review sheet – Review 4.1-4.4 will NOT count towards these 20 ?’s ; Review of 4.1 ; KEY  ; KEY 4.1-4.4

10/16/12 – Test 4.1 and 4.4 ; Memorize the Unit Circle and the coordinates ; Review 30-60-90 Triangles

10/17/12 – PSAT DAY ;  SRT Notes ; KEY ; SRT WS ; KEY – STUDENTS – You will be responsible for remembering how to do these problems.  Teachers will check tomorrow to see that both the notes an ws are filled out.   Below are some links that might help:

Video link for Notes on SRT’s ; Extra link if the first one does not work (allow 45 seconds for the picture of the video to settle)

Unit Circle and Paper Plate ; Unit Circle Chart ; Blank Unit Circle

10/18/12 – Notes 4.2-4.3 Day 1 ; Ws 4.2-4.3 A ; Ws 4.2-4.3 A KEY

10/19/12 –  Notes 4.2-4.3 Day 2 ; Ws 4.2-4.3 B ;Ws 4.2-4.3 B KEY

10/22/12 – Ws 4.2-4.3 C ;   Ws 4.2-4.3 C KEY   Unit Circle Quiz (5 minutes: Radians, Degrees, Coordinates)

Please print this or the notes each day:  Trig Graph Paper

10/23/12 – Notes 4.5 Day 1 Key ; Ws 4.5 A ; KEY

10/24/12 – Notes 4.5 Day 2 ; KEY; Ws 4.5 B ; KEY

10/25/12 – Notes 4.5 Day 3 ; KEY ; Ws 4.5 C ; KEY

Video to learn hand trick to remember cos x, sin x, and tan x for the reference angles:    http://math-fail.com/2011/10/hand-trick-to-remember-the-unit-circle-video.html

10/26/12 – Notes 4.5 Day 4 ; KEY ; Ws 4.5 E ; KEY  ; Unit Circle Quiz (NOT just the unit circle – 10 minutes)

10/29/12 – Ws 4.5 D ; KEY ; Review Sheet 4.2, 4.3, 4.5 ; KEY ; Matching Activity on Graphing Sine and Cosine Graphs

10/30/12 – REVIEW DAY # 2  ; Make a 20 Question Review ; Activity day (DAILY GRADE) – if absent students will need to make this up!!  Please come in the morning at 6:45 am!

10/31/12 – TEST 4.2, 4.3, 4.5

11/1/12 –  Notes 4.6 Day 1 ; KEY; Ws 4.6 A ; KEY

11/2/12 –  Notes 4.6 Day 2 ; KEY; Ws 4.6 B ; KEY

11/5/12 – Notes 4.7 Day 1 ; KEY; Notes inverse trig functions ; Ws 4.6 A ; KEY

11/6/12 –  Ws 4.6 B ; KEY

11/7/12 – Ws 4.6 – 4.7 C ; KEY ; Review for Quiz ; KEY

11/8/12 – Quiz over 4.6  ;  Ws 4.6 – 4.7 D ; KEY

11/9/12 – Start to the Review for test on 4.6 -4.7 ; KEY

11/12/12 -TEST Chapter 4.6-4.7

11/13/12 – Notes Sinusoidal Functions ; KEY; WS A ; KEY

11/14/12 – Notes Sinusoidal Application – Day 2KEY; Notes PG 2 Ferris wheel Problem ;  WS B ; KEY

11/15/12 –   WS C ; KEY ; EXTRA:  Review for Quiz- Day 3 ; KEY

Strategies for Proving Identities ; Identities to Know – PRINT THESE

11/16/12 – 5.1 Notes ; KEY; p. 379 KEY

11/19/12 – 5.1 Notes Day 2 ; KEY; p. 380 KEY ; QUIZ Sinusoidal Functions

Students PLEASE speak with your teacher and arrange a time BEFORE the Break to make up the QUIZ if you will be absent on the QUIZ day!!

11/20/12 –  Review previous material day!  Activity DAY – Daily Grade

THANKSGIVING BREAK!!!

11/26/12 – 5.2 Notes  Day 1 ; KEY; p. 387 ODD KEY

11/27/12 –  Quiz 5.1-5.2 ; p.  387 EVEN KEY

11/28/12 –     Review for sin, 5.1-5.2 ; KEY ;  p. 387 # 23-37

11/29/12-  Review Day!

11/30/12 – TEST Sinusoidal Functions, 5.1, 5.2

12/3/12 – 5.3 Notes Solving Trig Equations ; WS A ; KEY

12/4/12 – 5.3 WS B ; KEY

12/5/12 – 5.3 WS C ; KEY

12/6/12 – 5.4 Notes ; KEY; TB p. 404 KEY

12/7/12 – 5.4 Notes Day 2 ; KEY; TB p. 404 KEY ; FINAL EXAM REVIEW ; QUIZ 5.3 Trig Euqations

12/10/12 – Notes 5.5 Double-Angle Formulas ; KEY; WS ; KEY

12/11/12 – WS 5.4-5.5 ; KEY

12/12/12 – TEST 5.3-5.5 ; WORK ON THE FINAL EXAM REVIEW!!!!  Supplemental Problems

12/13/12 –  Notes 5.5 Half-Angle ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

Final Exam Review:  Just Answers; KEY (packet) ; Key (with work) ; Extra Problems KEY ; Supplemental Problems KEY

Second Semester

1/8/13 – Notes 6.1 ; KEY; p. 436 KEY

1/9/13 – Notes 6.2 ; KEY; p. 443 KEY; Formula Chart

1/10/13 - Notes 6.1 Ambiguous Case ; KEY; WS ; KEY ; Extra Notes

Extra Practice if needed:    Ws Review of Triangles ; KEY; WS 6.1-6.2 ; KEY

1/11/13 – In class Notes on 6.1-6.2Notes/Warm-up ; KEY More Practice with Triangles ; KEY; WS 6.1-6.2 Mixed Practice and More ; KEY

**Make sure you know how to do #5 on the inclass notes**  

If not, please come to tutorials asap!!!

 1/14/13 –  Notes Triangle Applications ; KEY; WS 1 ; KEY

1/15/13 – WS 2 ; KEY  ;  Extra Practice KEY ; Quiz on 6.1-6.2

1/16/13 – Ws 6.1-6.2 and Applications ; KEY

1/17/13 – Test on 6.1-6.2 and Applications

1/18/13 –  Notes 2.1 Quadratic Functions ; KEY; HW ; KEY

1/22/13 – Notes 2.1 Quadratic Functions ; KEY; HW ; KEY

1/23/13 - Notes Synthetic Division and Long Division ; KEY; WS ; KEY

1/24/13 – Notes 2.2 Polynomial Functions activity ; KEY; Notes ; KEY; HW ; KEY ; Extra Practice ; KEY

1/25/13 – Notes Zeros of Polynomial Functions ; KEY; Notes Decartes’ Rule of Signs ; KEY; WS 1 Zeros ; KEY ; EXTRA NOTES

1/28/13 – Notes Zeros of Polynomial Functions Day 2 ; KEY; WS 2 Zeros ; KEY

1/29/13- Notes and WS 3 Zeros of Polynomial Functions Day 3 ; KEY

1/30/13 – Review ws ; KEY ; QUIZ on 2.3 – 2.5

1/31/13 – Notes 2.6 Rational Functions ; KEY; WS ; KEY  (Not on this test, but will be on the next test!) 

2/1/13 – MAKE a 20 Question Review Sheet ; Quadratics Review ; Polynomial Review pg 1 ; pg 2 ; KEY

2/4/13- TEST on 2.1 – 2.5

2/5/13-  Notes Radical Equations ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

2/6/13 – Notes Optimization ; KEY (Day 1 and 2) ; WS 1 ; KEY

2/7/13 – Notes Optimization ; WS 2 ; KEY

2/8/13 – Optimization Review : WS 3 ; KEY            QUIZ ON TUESDAY!!!

2/11/13 – Inequality Notes ; Extra Notes WS ; KEY ; Extra Practice (No need to copy): WS

2/12/13 – WS ; KEY ; Extra Practice (No need to copy): WS

QUIZ on Rational Functions and Radical Equations

2/13/13 – Review ws 1 ; KEY

2/14/13 – Review ws 2 ; KEY ; EXTRA REVIEW PROBLEMS 

2/15/13 – TEST 2.6 – 2.7 (Calculator portion)

2/19/13 – TEST 2.6 – 2.7 (NonCalculator portion)

2/20/13 – 3.1 Notes Exponents ; KEY ; WS 1; KEY

2/21/13 – 3.1 Notes Exponents  DAY 2 ; KEY ; WS 2 ; KEY

2/22/13 – 3.3 Notes Exponents  DAY 1 ; KEY ; WS 1 ; KEY

2/25/13 – 3.3 Notes Properties of Logs DAY 2 ; KEY ; WS 2 ; KEY

2/26/13 – 3.3 WS Properties of Logs Day 3 ; KEY ;

QUIZ 3.1 (No CALCULATOR)

2/27/13 – 3.4 Notes Exp. & Log Equations base e ; KEY ; WS 1 ; KEY

2/28/13 – 3.4 Notes Exp. & Log Equations base e DAY 2 ; KEY ; WS 2 ; KEY

3/1/13 – Notes Exponential Equations ; KEY ; WS 1 ; KEY

3/4/13 – TAKS – ELA???

3/5/13 – Exponential Equations Day 2  WS 2 ; KEY ;

QUIZ 3.3-3.4 (No CALCULATOR)

3/6/13 – 3.5 Notes Growth and Decay ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

3/7/13 – Review ws ; KEY  (If you are taking the test early, please work this review and if time try out the warm-up problems below.)

Extra Practice:  Review WS - 2 ; KEY ; Extra Warm-ups

3/8/13 – TEST 3.1, 3.3 – 3.5 & Exponential Equations  (Part Calc, Part NonCalc)

**STUDENTS: If you will be out on March 8th PLEASE schdeule a time with your teacher to make up the TEST over Chapter 3**

SPRING BREAK!!!

3/18/13 – 6.3 Notes ; KEY ; Ws 1 6.3 ; KEY

3/19/13 – 6.3 Notes Day 2 ; KEY ; Ws 2 6.3 ; KEY

3/20/13 – 6.4 Notes ; KEY ; Ws 1 6.4 ; KEY

3/21/13 – Navigation Notes Day 1 ; KEY  (for Day 1 & Day 2 Notes); WS 1 ; KEY

3/22/13 – Navigation Notes Day 2 ; WS 2  ; KEY

3/25/13 – Ws 3 ; KEY ; Quiz 6.3 and 6.4 (includes material on the previous quiz, 6.3, and 6.4…Navigation is NOT on this quiz!!)

3/26/13 – Review – Make a 20 question review sheet

3/27/13 – TEST Parametrics, Vectors, and Navigation

3/28/13 – Notes Circles and Ellipses ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

4/1/13 -> 4/4/13 – Extra Notes Circles ; Ellipses ; Extra WS Circles ; Ellipses

4/5/13 – Notes Hyperbolas ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

4/8/13 – Notes Review of Conics ; KEY ; Notes Conic Section Chart , KEY; WS ; KEY

4/9/13 – Notes Parabolas ; KEY ; WS 10.1-10.4 Review Conics ; KEY

4/10/13 – Extra Practice ws

4/11/13 –  WS on parabolas ; KEY ; QUIZ on Circles, Ellipses, & Hyperbolas

4/12/13 – Notes Conic Application ; KEY; WS ; KEY

4/15/13 – Review ws ; KEY

4/16/13 – Warm-ups ws  ; KEY  ;  Make a Review Sheet and work it!

4/17/13 – Test Conics & Applications

4/18/13 – 10.6 Notes Parametric ; KEY; WS parametrics ; KEY

4/19/13 – 10.6 Notes AND WS on Application of Parametrics ; KEY ; Notes 10.7 Polars ; KEY ;  WS on 10.6 KEY

4/22/13 – WS on 10.7 Polar  ; KEY ; Quiz 10.6 Parametrics

4/23/13 – 4/25/13 – Notes 10.8 Polar Graphing – Circles, Cardioids, Limacons ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

4/26/13 – Notes 10.8 Polar Graphing Day 2 – Roses ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

 4/29/13 – WS 10.8  Polar Graphing Day 3 ; KEY ;   

 4/30/13 - Quiz 10.7 & 10.8 

Links to TAKS practice: 

http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/taks/online-tests/

http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/taks/released-tests/

 5/1/13 – Review 10.6 – 10.8 ; KEY

5/2/13 – Extra Review Day

5/3/13 – Test 10.6 – 10.8

 5/10/13 – Notes 9.1 ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

5/13/13 – Notes 9.2 Day 1; KEY; pg 659 KEY

5/14/13 – Notes 9.2 Day 2; KEY ; pg 660 KEY

5/15/13 – Notes 9.3 Day 1; KEY ; pg 669 KEY

5/16/13 – Notes 9.3 Day 2; KEY ; pg 715 KEY

5/17/13 – 9.3 ;  pg 670 KEY ; Quiz 9.1 – 9.2

5/20/13 – Notes 9.5 Binomial Expansion ;  KEY – with Pascal’s Triangle ; KEY ; WS ; KEY

5/21/13 – Review WS 9.1 – 9.3 & 9.5 ; KEY ;

5/22/13 – Circuit Review WS 9.1 – 9.3 & 9.5 ; KEY ; Quiz 9.2-9.3

5/23/13 – Review – Make a 20 question review sheet

5/28/13 – TEST 9.1 – 9.3 & 9.5 , FORMULAS

5/19/11 – Notes 6.5 Complex #’s ; KEY; WS ; KEY

5/20/11 – Notes 6.5 Complex #’s – Products & Quotients ; KEY; WS ; KEY

5/21/11 – Notes 6.5 Complex #’s – Powers & Roots ; KEY; WS ; KEY

5/22/11 – Review ; KEY

Final Exam Review ; Formulas we will give you ; Just a few formulas you will need to memorize ; Final Exam Review KEY