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MYP5 - 2/29/16

Our quiz on quadratic functions will be on Monday, then we move into triangle trig. The early ideas should be familiar, be we'll soon get into some of the deeper power of trigonometry/ See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 2/29/2016              (Previous Week - 2/22/16)

Mon 2/29:
Quadratic Function Exam
Tue 3/1:
10A.1: #1bce,2,3cfil,4 (Trigonometric ratios)
10A.2: #1cfi,2,4 (Find Angles)
Thu 3/3:
10B.1: #2-23 by 3 (Trig problem solving)
10B.2: #1cd,2bc,3b,7,9 (Bearings)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 7 - Triangle Trig
Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions



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 2/28/16 1:06 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 2/29/16

We'll have our vector unit exam this week - either Monday or at the end of class on Wed. Meanwhile, we begin work on non-right triangle trig, ideas you may have seen but which we will review and take to another level. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 2/29/2016             (Previous Week - 2/22/16)

Mon 2/29:
Vector Quiz
(We may postpone this until Wed and do 11A today)
Wed 3/2:
11A: #2,4,6,8,9 (Area of Triangles)
(We may have our vector exam for the last hour today)
Fri 3/4:
11B: #1-11 odd (Cosine Rule)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Trig notes
Smartboard Vector 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 2/28/16 1:18 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map

SL1 - 2/29/16

We will tackle the fun stuff this week - more abstraction along with the laws of probability and independence. We should have enough time to do things thoroughly so take this opportunity to solidify your understanding. Unit exam next Wed. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 2/29/2016              (Previous Week - 2/22/16)

Mon 2/29:
22I: #1-6 (Laws of probability, conditional probability)
Wed 3/2:
22I: #7-14 (Laws cont) in class
QB: #4,7,11,12,14 (Probability Laws)
Fri 3/4:
22J: #1-8 (Independent events)
QB: #13,15 (Finish them up (Independence))

Coming Up
Mon 3/7: Review
Wed 3/9: Probability Unit Exam
Some Useful Things
Stat/Prob Unit HW plan through Spring Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 22 Probability

SL Exploration Resources

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Probability Practice 1

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 2/28/16 2:25 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)        SL Mind Map

HL1 - 2/29/16

Full time work on explorations this week. During class and as HW. If you want feedback on a draft, I need to get it as soon as possible so I can return it to you with time to revise. Resources are here and at the link below. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 2/29/2016              (Previous Week - 2/22/16)

Mon 2/29:
Explorations: in class and for HW...due 3/11
Wed 3/2:
Explorations: in class and for HW...due 3/11
Fri 3/4:
Explorations: in class and for HW...due 3/11

Some Useful Things
HL Exploration Resources
Vector HW Plan (Ch 14 & 15 - through Spring Break)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vectors (Ch 14)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vector Applications (Ch 15)
IB Practice Problems - Vectors

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 2/28/16 2:33 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map

MYP5 - 2/22/15

We'll move on with more understanding of quadratic functions - graphing from factored and standard forms and working with quadratic optimization problems. Friday will be the last day for this unit - be prepared for a Unit Exam on all quadratic ideas, with a focus on quadratic functions, next Monday, 2/29. See you in class!
Please note: In response to a request from the publishers, I have removed links to the electronic textbooks from this page. If you need electronic access, please email me or ask in class.
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 2/22/2016              (Previous Week - 2/15/16)

Mon 2/22:
17C.1: #1-3 last row (Axes intercepts)
17C.2: #1,2ghi (Axes intercepts)
Tue 2/23:
17D: #1-2ghi,3jkl,4,5ghi,7 (Axis of symmetry and vertex)
Thu 2/25:
17E: #1,2,3,5,6,8 (Quadratic optimisation)
Review 17B: #1-6 (Review set 17B)

Coming up
Monday, 2/29: Quadratic unit exam
Some Useful Things


Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions
Investigation (Geometric Constructions) : Due 2/16
For help on constructions see: Constructions support website

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 2/21/16 10:54 am        ManageBac

PreDP - 2/22/16

More work on vectors this week, working with vector algebra, looking at vectors between points and 3D vectors. The vector unit ends Friday with a unit test next Monday! See you in class!
Please note: In response to a request from the publishers, I have removed links to the electronic textbooks from this page. If you need electronic access, please email me or ask in class.
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 2/22/2016             (Previous Week - 2/15/16)

Mon 2/22:
14E: #2def,3,4efgh,5,6,7fghij,9 (Algebraic operations)
Wed 2/24:
14F: #1def,2,3,5,6,7c,8 (Vector between points)
Fri 2/26:
14G #1-17 odd (3D Vectors)

Coming Up!
Monday 2/29: Vector Unit Test
Some Useful Things
Smartboard Vector 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 2/21/16 3:27 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map


SL1 - 2/22/16

More on probability this week, looking at compound, independent and dependent events. We'll also get some more experience with tree diagrams.
Please note: In response to a request from the publishers, I have removed links to the electronic textbooks from this page. If you need electronic access, please email me or ask in class.
See you in class!
Mr. Alei
Updated after class on 2/24 - See Wed & Thu HW changes

SL Year 1: Week of 2/22/2016              (Previous Week - 2/15/16)

Mon 2/22:
22E.1: #1-6 (Compound events)
22E.2: #1-4 (Dependent events)
Wed 2/24:
22F (Tree Diagrams)
22G (Sampling w/wout Replacement)
QB: #1,2,3,5,6,8,9,10,16 (IB Practice)
Fri 2/26:
22H.1: #3-8,10,11 (Sets & Venn diagrams)
22H.2: #1-3 (Set identities & notation)


Some Useful Things
Stat/Prob Unit HW plan through Spring Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 22 Probability

SL Exploration Resources

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Probability Practice 1

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 2/24/16 10:36 am        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)        SL Mind Map

HL1 - 2/22/16

We'll finish up vector unit this week by looking at angles between lines and planes and intersections of planes. Lots to consider. Our unit test will be Friday!
Please note: In response to a request from the publishers, I have removed links to the electronic textbooks from this page. If you need electronic access, please email me or ask in class.
See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 2/22/2016              (Previous Week - 2/15/16)

Mon 2/22:
15J: #1,2cde (Angles in space)
QB: #12,14,17ab,18 (Angles)
Wed 2/24:
15K: #2,3,5b-f,6,7 (Intersecting planes)
QB: #13,19-21 (Intersecting Planes)
Fri 2/26:
Unit Exam

Some Useful Things
Vector HW Plan (Ch 14 & 15 - through Spring Break)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vectors (Ch 14)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vector Applications (Ch 15)
IB Practice Problems - Vectors

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 2/21/16 3:36 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map

MYP5 - 2/15/16

Another short week due to the Monday holiday. We begin our unit on quadratic functions - time to get familiar with parabolas and visualizing quadratic relationships. Construction projects are due Tuesday - if yours is not finished, get it in ASAP. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 2/15/2016              (Previous Week - 2/8/16)

Mon 2/15: No School - President's Day
Tue 2/16:
17A: #1,2cd,3ef,4cd,5cd,6,7 (Quadratic functions)
17B.1: #1def (Graphs – Table of Values)
17B.2: #1-6def (Graphs - Patterns)
Thu 2/18:
17B.3: #1-2ghi,3def (Graphs – Vertex form)
17B.4: #1-4def5,6 (Graphs- Transforms)

Some Useful Things


Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 6 - Quadratic Functions
Investigation (Geometric Constructions) : Due 2/16
For help on constructions see: Constructions support website

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 2/15/16 7:37 am        ManageBac

PreDP - 2/15/16

More work on vectors this week, looking at 3D vectors and magnitudes. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 2/15/2016             (Previous Week - 2/8/16)

Mon 2/15: No School - President's Day
Wed 2/17:
14C: #1def,2-5 (Vectors in plane)
Fri 2/19:
14D: #1-5 (Magnitude)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Vector 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 2/15/16 7:51 am        ManageBac        HL Mind Map


SL1 - 2/15/16

All right then. With your explorations out of the way, we will (most likely) move on this week with probability. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 2/15/2016              (Previous Week - 2/8/16)

Mon 2/15: No School - President's Day
Wed 2/17:
22A: #Opener problem, 1-4 (Vocabulary, experimental probability)
22B: #1-3 (Sample space, Tree diagram)
Fri 2/19:
22C.1: #1,3,5,6,7 (Theoretical probability, complementary events, lead in to combinations and permutations, connection to Punnett Squares)
22C.2: #1-3 (Grid diagrams)
22D: #1-3 (Tables of outcomes)

Some Useful Things
Stat/Prob Unit HW plan through Spring Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 22 Probability

SL Exploration Resources

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Probability Practice 1

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 2/15/16 7:59 am        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)        SL Mind Map

HL1 - 2/15/16

We'll look at 2D and 3D systems of lines then move on to higher planes this week. BTW - a little teaser for you: Find (analytically, without a calculator) which is larger eπ or πe. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 2/15/2016              (Previous Week - 2/8/16)

Mon 2/15: No School - President's Day
Wed 2/17:
15H.1: #1,2,4,5,6,8,9 (2D Systems of lines)
15H.2: #1efg,2 (3D lines)
Fri 2/19:
15I: #1,3,4c,5b,7,8c,12-16,18 (Planes)

Some Useful Things
Vector HW Plan (Ch 14 & 15 - through Spring Break)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vectors (Ch 14)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vector Applications (Ch 15)
IB Practice Problems - Vectors

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 2/15/16 8:04 am        ManageBac        HL Mind Map

MYP5 - 2/8/16

Enjoy a short and relaxed week this week with SLCs on Thursday and Friday. We'll do some review of Coordinate Geometry and Similar figures on Monday and have some time to work on constructions on Tuesday. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 2/8/2016              (Previous Week - 2/1/16)

Mon 2/8:
Review 4B: # 2-10 even (Review set 4B)
Review 5B: #2-10 even (Review set 5B)
Review 6B: #2-8 even (Review set 6B)
Tue 2/9:
Work on constructions in class
HW: Constructions due Tuesday, 2/16 when we return
Thu 2/11: No School - Student Led Conferences

Some Useful Things
Unit 5: Geometry HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 5 - Geometry (Congruence)
Investigation (Geometric Constructions) : Due 2/16
For help on constructions see: Constructions support website

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 2/6/16 1:34 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 2/8/16

I'll return your complex number quizzes which we will discuss on Wed. Meanwhile, we'll begin looking at vectors, an idea that will tie together complex numbers, trig, and lots of other things. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 2/8/2016             (Previous Week - 2/1/16)

Mon 2/8:
14A.2: #1-3 (Vector notation)
14B.1: #1&2def,3-5 (Geometric Addition)
14B.2: #1,2,3def (Geometric Subtraction)
Wed 2/10:
14B.3: #1def,2 (Visual equations)
14B.4: #1efgh,2,3,5 (Scalar multiplication)
Fri 2/12: No School - Student Led Conferences

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Complex Number notes
Smartboard Vector 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 2/6/16 1:37 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map


SL1 - 2/8/16

Full time work on explorations this week. During class and as HW. If you want feedback on a draft, I need to get it on or before Tue so I can return it to you on Wed. Resources are here and at the link below. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

SL Year 1: Week of 2/8/2016              (Previous Week - 2/1/16)

Mon 2/8:
Explorations: in class and for HW...due 2/17
Wed 2/10:
Explorations: in class and for HW...due 2/17
Fri 2/12: No School - Student Led Conferences (...or?)

Some Useful Things
Stat/Prob Unit HW plan through Spring Break
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 20 - Descriptive Statistics
Smartboard Class Notes: Ch 21 - Two Variable Statistics
SL Exploration Resources

IB Questionbank (QB) Practice and other Handouts
QB: Stats Practice (99-04)

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 2/6/16 1:41 pm        ManageBac (E)        ManageBac (F)        SL Mind Map

HL1 - 2/8/16

A few more vector applications this week - distance from a point to a line and understanding intersecting lines. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

HL Year 1: Week of 2/8/2016              (Previous Week - 2/1/16)

Mon 2/8:
15F: #1bc,3,5,6,7 (Dist from point to line)
Wed 2/10:
15G: #2-5 (Intersecting lines)
QB: #4abc,5,6abc,9abc (Lines)
Fri 2/12: No School - Student Led Conferences (...or?)

Some Useful Things
Vector HW Plan (Ch 14)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vectors (Ch 14)
Smartboard Class Notes - Vector Applications (Ch 15)
IB Practice Problems - Vectors

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 2/6/16 1:45 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map

MYP5 - 2/1/16

We move into Chapter 6 this week, ideas about congruence of figures, particularly triangles. Continue to work on your construction packet, asking questions in class. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

MYP 5: Week of 2/1/2016              (Previous Week - 1/25/16)

Mon 2/1: Snow Day!
We got a decent start, but will hae to pick things up tomorrow (unless it's still snowing!)
Please try to finish the Triangle Congruence Investigation and do as much of the following HW as you can:
6A: #1-3 (Congruence of figures)
6C.1: #1-2 all (Congruent triangles)
Tue 2/2:
We'll see where we get -
C.2: #1-11 odd (Congruent triangles)
6D: #1,2cfi,3,4,6,7,9 (Similarity)
Thu 2/4:
6E: #1-5 (Areas and volumes of similar figures)

Some Useful Things
Unit 5: Geometry HW plan

Smartboard Class Notes: Unit 5 - Geometry (Congruence)
Investigation (Geometric Constructions) : Due 2/16
For help on constructions see: Constructions support website

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 2/1/16 3:41 pm        ManageBac

PreDP - 2/1/16

We'll look at your exponent/log exams this week, finish up with our basic intro to complex numbers, and move into some vector ideas. A quiz on Wed will cover complex numbers. See you in class!
Mr. Alei

Pre DP Math 1: Week of 2/1/2016             (Previous Week - 1/25/16)

Mon 2/1: Snow Day!
So we'll pick it up tomorrow, giving us a little more time to review, then take the test on Friday.
Wed 2/3:
6B.4: #1-9 (Conjugate properties)
Fri 2/5: Complex # Quiz
You'll need to do 14A.1 for HW - shouldn't be too difficult as an intro. We'll pick things up on Monday.
14A.1: #1-3 (Vector sketches)

Some Useful Things
Smartboard Complex Number notes
Smartboard Vector 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 2/1/16 3:45 pm        ManageBac        HL Mind Map


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