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MPY5 - 10/26/15

We'll look at your Sets & Stats tests on Tuesday and then move on to Unit 3 - Quadratic Equations. We start with some review and extension of your factoring skills. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 10/26/2015              (Previous Week - 10/19/15)

Mon 10/26: No class - Parent Teacher Conferences
Tue 10/28:
2E: #1-2 last row (Factorising expressions with four terms)
2F: #1efgh,2-6last row (or 2) (Factorising quadratic trinomials)
Thu 10/30:
2G: #1-3 last col (Factorisation by splitting)
2H: #1-6 last col (Miscellaneous factorisation)

Some Useful Things
Unit 3 HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 3 - Quadratic Equations

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/25/15 12:47 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 10/26/15

You will experience a pretty big shift starting this week. More traditional lessons, more ideas, less chewing on things. We'll move pretty quickly, adjusting the pace as we go. We begin with quadratic equations and functions which will lead us into complex numbers and polynomials! See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 10/26/2015             (Previous Week - 10/19/15)

Mon 10/26: No school - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wed 10/28:
1A.2: #1-3 last row (Completing the square)
1A.3: #1fghi,2adf (Quadratic formula)
Fri 10/30:
1B: #1ef,2ef,3c,4df (Discriminant)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Quadratics notes

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/25/15 12:54 pm        ManageBac

SL1 - 10/26/15

We'll finish up our work with exponentials, have a little quiz on Friday, and move right into logarithms. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 10/26/2015              (Previous Week - 10/19/15)

Mon 10/26: No class - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wed 10/28:
3G.1: #2,4 (Exponential growth)
3G.2: #1,3,4,5 (Exponential decay)
3H: #1,3,6,7-15 odd (The number e)
Fri 10/30: Short exponent quiz
4A: #1e-l,2-5,6g-l (Base 10 logs)
4B: #1-3last col,4,5,6 last col (Base a logs)

Some Useful Things
Unit HW plan through Winter Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 4 - Logarithms

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Exponent & Log Practice

All the flippin videos you'll ever need!

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/25/15 12:58 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)

HL1 - 10/26/15

Lots of polynomial ideas this week. The big four theorems and graphing beyond quadratics. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 10/26/2015              (Previous Week - 10/19/15)

Mon 10/26: No class - Parent Teacher Conferences
Wed 10/28:
6E.1: #2,3b,5,6,8 (Remainder theorem)
6E.2: #2,3b,4 (Factor theorem)
6E.3: #4,5 (Fundamental theorem)
6E.4: #1ef,3,4,6 (Sum/Product Roots)
Fri 10/30:
6F.1: #2acd,3bd,4, (Graphing cubics)
6F.2: #1ef,2,3cd (Graphing quartics)
6F.3: #1ef,3fgh,7 (General polynomials)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 1 - Quadratics
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 4 - Logarithms
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 6 - Complex numbers and polynomials

Exploration Resources

IB QB problems: Functions & Transformations
IB QB problems: Exponent and Log Practice

All the flippin videos you'll ever need!

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/25/15 1:01 pm        ManageBac

MYP5 - 10/19/15

No class on Monday this week due to parent teacher conferences. We'll talk about one more idea and do some review on Tuesday, then have our Sets & Statistics unit exam on Thursday. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 10/19/2015              (Previous Week - 10/12/15)

Mon 10/19: No class - Friday Schedule
Tue 10/20:
8K: #2-4 (The normal distribution)
Review 1B: #1-6 (Review Sets)
Review 8B: #1-10 (Review Statistics)
Thu 10/22:
Unit 2 Exam

Some Useful Things
Course Overview
Unit 2 HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Statistics
Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Sets

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/18/15 7:33 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 10/19/15

We'll finish up discussing the Exeter problems on Monday then have our unit test on Wednesday, completing our focus on modulus, systems of equations, and linear programming. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 10/19/2015             (Previous Week - 10/12/15)

Mon 10/19: Friday schedule
Discuss Ex 1: 55.05(Marie),57.03,57.04,58.10,59.02,60.06,60.07,62.02,63.01
HW: Prepare for exam
Wed 10/21: Unit Exam
No HW
Fri 10/23: 50 minute class - PT Conferences
We'll discuss tests and/or begin quadratics
1A.1: #1&2cfl,3 all (Solve quadratics by factoring)

Some Useful Things
Problem List V.04 (Updated 10/12/15)
Smartboard Exeter notes
Smartboard Quadratics notes

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/18/15 8:00 pm        ManageBac

SL1 - 10/19/15

We'll continue with exponent work this week, looking at factoring and expanding, solving equations involving variables in an exponent, and looking at the graph of exponential functions. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 10/19/2015              (Previous Week - 10/12/15)

Mon 10/19: Full class - Friday schedule
3D.1: #1fghi,2aehikl (Algebraic expansion)
3D.2: #1e,2aei,3def,4fgh,5aei,6 (Factoring w/exponents)
Wed 10/21:
3E: #1-5 last row (Exponential equations)
QB: #1,2 (QB: Exp Equations)
Fri 10/23: 50 minutes - PT Conferences
3F: #1bd,2-6all (Exponential functions)

Some Useful Things
Unit HW plan through Winter Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Exponent & Log Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/18/15 8:33 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)

HL1 - 10/19/15

We'll cover a lot of ideas this week so be prepared to absorb. Starting on Monday (full class period), we'll work some more with complex number. Then on Wed & Fri, we look at some fundamental ideas around polynomials, now with the possibility of complex roots. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 10/19/2015              (Previous Week - 10/12/15)

Mon 10/19: 90 min class - Friday Schedule
6B.3: #1cefg,2bc (Complex sum/product)
6B.4: #2,4,5,9 (Conjugate properties)
Wed 10/21:
6C.1: #Look over (Poly +,-,*)
6C.2: #1c2ef,3ef (Divide by linear)
6C.3: #1d,2cf,3,4 (Divide by quadratic)
Fri 10/23: 50 min class - PT Conferences
6D.1: #3d,5d,6cd (Roots of polys)
6D.2: #1a,2b,4,6a,7b (Matching coefficients)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 1 - Quadratics
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 4 - Logarithms
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 6 - Complex numbers and polynomials

IB QB problems: Functions & Transformations
IB QB problems: Exponent and Log Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/18/15 7:30 pm        ManageBac

MYP5 - 10/12/15

On with some more ideas regarding statistics - cumulative frequency plots, box and whisker plots and measures of spread. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 10/12/2015              (Previous Week - 10/5/15)

Mon 10/12:
8F: #2,3,6 (Cumulative data)
Tue 10/13:
8G: #1b,2,3 (Measuring the spread)
8H.1: #2,4 (Box-and-whisker plots)
8H.2: #1-3 (Box-and-whisker plots)
Thu 10/15:
8J.1: #1,2,4 (Standard deviation)
8J.2: #2,3 (Standard deviation)

Some Useful Things
Course Overview
Unit 2 HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Statistics
Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Sets

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/12/15 3:39 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 10/12/15

Look for a shift this week. We're going to focus on finishing up our Exeter work on modulus, linear systems, and linear programming by the end of the quarter (10/23). At that point we will shift to a different format, working from a traditional HL textbook. With that comes a whole new problem list (see below or click here). Watch for a test on the Exeter stuff on 10/21. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 10/12/2015             (Previous Week - 10/5/15)

Mon 10/12:
Discussed Ex 1: 51.11,52.04,52.06,52.07,52.09,52.10,53.01
Due Wed: Ex 1: 53.02,53.05,53.06,54.01,54.02,54.03,54.06,54.10
Wed 10/14:
Discuss: Ex 1: 53.02,53.05,53.06,54.01,54.02,54.03,54.06,54.10
Due Fri: Ex 1: 54.11,55.02,55.04,55.05,55.06,56.05,56.07,57.02
Fri 10/16:
Discuss: Ex 1: 54.11,55.02,55.04,55.05,55.06,56.05,56.07,57.02
Due Mon: Ex 1: 57.03,57.04,58.10,59.02,60.06,60.07,62.02,63.01

Coming up: Wed 10/21 - Quiz on Linear programming, modulus, systems of equations

Some Useful Things
Course Overview
Problem List V.04 (Updated 10/12/15)
Smartboard notes

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/12/15 3:53 pm        ManageBac

SL1 - 10/12/15

A shortened week this week with PSATs on Wed. Quiz on Monday, with a little exponent review HW to set us up for beginning exponent work on Friday. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 10/12/2015              (Previous Week - 10/5/15)

Mon 10/12:
Functions Quiz
3A: #1,3,6,7 (Exponential notation)
3B: #1-11 last 4, 12 (Exponent laws)
Wed 10/14:
No Class/No new HW - PSAT
Fri 10/16:
3C: #1-5 last 4 (Rational exponents)

Some Useful Things
Functions HW plan
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Functions Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/12/15 4:02 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)

HL1 - 10/12/15

Things are going to move quickly for the next couple weeks. We'll review transformations and complex numnbers but with a lot more work in class, less presentation time from me or about HW. Stil, be ready with questions. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 10/12/2015              (Previous Week - 10/5/15)

Mon 10/12:
4G: #2bd,3-5,7-9 (Graphs of logs)
4H: #2-14 even (Growth & decay)
Wed 10/14:
In Class:
5E: #All mentally,5,6 (Transformation review)
5F: #1,2,4cd, (Rational functions)
5G: #1cd,3 (Reciprocal functions)
5H: #2,4ab,5 (Transforms of modulus)
For HW:
Review 5C: #1-11 selected (Review)
Fri 10/16:
In Class:
Review 5C: #1-11 selected (Review)
For HW:
6A: Selected exercises - your choice (Complex numbers)
6B.1: #4,5,7,8 (Complex operations)
6B.2: #4,6,7 (Complex equality)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 1 - Quadratics
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 4 - Logarithms

IB QB problems: Functions & Transformations
IB QB problems: Exponent and Log Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/12/15 4:09 pm        ManageBac

MYP5 - 10/5/15

That's it for sets folks, at least for now - we will revisit them (and Venn diagrams) when we get to probability. We begin this week with the foundations of statistics, some say it's the most useful branch of mathematics. Ms. Leesman will teach the lesson on Monday as I will be with the juniors on a ropes course. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 10/5/2015              (Previous Week - 9/28/15)

Mon 10/5: Ms. Leesman will teach
8A.1: #3,4,5 (Statistical terminology)
8A.2: #1,2 (Statistical terminology)
8B: #2,3,5 (Quantitative (numerical) data)
Tue 10/6:
8C: #3,4 (Grouped discrete data)
8D: #1,3,4 (Continuous data)
Thu 10/8:
8E.1: #2-14even (Measuring the centre)
8E.2: #2-4 (Measuring the centre)

Some Useful Things
Course Overview
Unit 2 HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Statistics
Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 2 - Sets

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/4/15 6:22 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 10/5/15

We'll see more systems of linear equations, inequalities, and quadratic ideas this week. Note that problems in red below have been added to the list since the last time I gave you printed copied of it. A link to the current list is below. I will try to keep this page updated to track our progress in class. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Updated after class 10/5

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 10/5/2015             (Previous Week - 9/28/15)

Mon 10/5:
Discussed Ex 1: 47.05,47.09,47.10,48.01,48.02

In how many ways can we form three teams of four players each from a group of 12 participants?

Due Wed: Ex 1: 48.05,48.07,49.01,49.02,49.07,49.08,50.01,50.03 ...and...

In triangle ABC, three lines are drawn parallel to side BC dividing the altitude of the triangle into four equal parts. If the area of the second largest part is 35, what is the area of the whole triangle?

Wed 10/7:
Discuss: Ex 1: 48.05,48.07,49.01,49.02,49.07,49.08,50.01,50.03...and triangle problem above
Due Fri: Ex 1: 50.04,50.05,50.07,50.08,51.01,51.02,51.05,51.10

Fri 10/9:
Discuss: Ex 1: 50.04,50.05,50.07,50.08,51.01,51.02,51.05,51.10
Due Mon: Ex 1: 51.11,52.04,52.06,52.07,52.09,52.10,53.01,53.02


Some Useful Things
Course Overview
Problem List V.03 (Updated 9/27/15)
Smartboard notes

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/5/15 3;49 pm        ManageBac

SL1 - 10/5/15

Sign diagrams, rational functions, and inverse functions this week. See the videos at Kahn academy listed below for support. We're getting to the point of doing some QB problems - look at those carefully. Note that E block will not have class on Monday due to the junior ropes course. See you in class!
Mr. AleiUpdated 10/9 after class

SL Year 1: Week of 10/5/2015              (Previous Week - 9/28/15)

Mon 10/5: E Block had the lesson last Friday!
2E: #1-4 last col (Sign diagrams (use technology to confirm only))
QB: #1,2a,3*,5b,6a,8b (IB Practice)
Wed 10/7:
2F: #1-2 (Rational Functions)
Kahn Academy: Rational Functions
Interpreting graph of rational function
Linear/Linear Rational function
Quadratic/Quadratic Rational function
Linear/Quadratic Rational function
Fri 10/9:
2G: #2-14 except 3,6,9,11,13 (Inverse functions) Updated 10/9 after class
QB: #2bc,4,5a,6b,7,8a,9,10,11 (IB Practice)
Kahn Academy: Inverse Functions
Intro
Linear function example
Quadratic function example
Another Quadratic function example
Some Useful Things
Functions HW plan
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Functions Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 10/4/15 7:23 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)

HL1 - 10/5/15

You can log in your notebook that we're moving on exponentially. Mostly solidifying background - things you've seen but may not have applied in these ways. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 10/5/2015              (Previous Week - 9/28/15)

Mon 10/5:
4A: #1kl,3il,5,6fil (Log base 10)
4B: #1-6 last col (Log base a)
Wed 10/7:
4C.1: #1-7 last col (Log rules)
4C.2: #1-4 last col (Log equations)
4D.1: #1-5 pick one each (Natural log rules)
4D.2: #1-5 pick one each (Natural log equations)
QB: #2,3,4 (IB Practice)
Fri 10/9:
4E: #1cf,2cf,4,5cf,6cf,7c (More exponential equations)
4F: #1d,2c,3c,4b,5-7 (Change of base)
QB: #6,7 (IB Practice)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 1 - Quadratics
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 2 - Functions
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 3 - Exponentials
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 4 - Logarithms

IB QB problems: Functions & Transformations
IB QB problems: Exponent and Log Practice

The fine print: See sidebar at right for links to previous assignments. Click on linked assignments to download notes for that section.  Dates above are when homework is assigned.  It is always due on the following class meeting.
Updated 9/27/15 8:31 am        ManageBac
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