Welcome to Algebra II. This is where to come to verify schedules, objectives, and assignments for this class.
Syllabus
The objectives and description of this course is found in the Algebra II Class Syllabus.
Priority Standards for 090 (Algebra I)
These are the concepts each student should master by the end of the semester:
- Function Notation
- Rational Expressions
- Radical Expressions
- Rational Exponents
- Quadratic Functions
Rules for Class
All applicable Colorado Early Education – Fort Collins rules. In this class I have two rules that are very important to me:
- Treat each person in this room with the respect with which you would like to be treated.
- Except when in an organized group discussion, only one person speaks at a time.
Motivation
There is an extra-credit opportunity by reading an article, watching a simple video, and writing answers about your experiences. Go here for the question sheet and pointers to the article and video.
Hints
As I see certain aspects of Algebra where several of the students are struggling, I will add information to my Hints file to help. If you have suggestions on what you would like to see here, please let me know.
Calendar
6 Sep-Review-
Assigned Due |
Chptr.Sctn Pages |
Problems | Points |
---|---|---|---|
9 Aug | – | Introduction Syllabus |
– |
10 Aug | – | Pretest Review | – |
11 Aug | – | Pretest | 20 |
14 Aug | – | Preview of Systems | 20 |
15-16 Aug 17 Aug |
4.4 310-4 |
Problems 1-46, every 5th problem | 20 |
17-18 Aug 18 Aug |
4.5 320-2 |
Problems 1-46, every 5th problem | 20 |
18 Aug | – | Calculator (Matrices) If students have calculators |
– |
21 Aug | – | Quiz – Chapter 4 | 50 |
22 Aug 23 Aug |
8.1 569-71 |
Relations 1-40, every 3rd problem |
20 |
23-24 Aug 25 Aug |
8.2 580-2 |
Functions 1-106, every 5th problem |
20 |
25-28 Aug 29 Aug |
8.3 592-7 |
Graph Functions/Piecewise 1-66, every 5th problem |
20 |
29-30 Aug 31 Aug |
8.4 602-4 |
1-86, every 5th problem | 20 |
31 Aug 1 Sep |
8.5 610-3 |
1-56, every 5th problem | 20 |
1 Sep | – | Review – Chapter 8 | – |
4 Sep | – | Holiday-Labor Day | – |
5 Sep | – | Quiz – Chapter 8 | 50 |
6 Sep | – | Review – Chapter 4 & 8 | – |
7 Sep | – | Exam 1 – Chapters 4 & 8 Postponed to 8th |
100 |
8 Sep 11 Sep |
6.6 461 |
Modified – Review Factoring Strategies Read 6-6: 454-459 Factoring Strategies – 5-73, every 3rd problem |
20 |
11 Sep 12 Sep |
7.1 497-8 |
Modified – Rational Expressions 1-104, every 5th problem |
20 |
12 Sep 13 Sep |
7.2 503-5 |
Multiply/Divide Rat. Exp. 1-70, every 3rd problem |
20 |
13 Sep 14 Sep |
7.3 509-11 |
Least Common Denominator 1-58, every 3rd problem |
20 |
14 Sep 15 Sep |
7.4 518-9 |
Add/Sub Rational Expressions Same Denominator 1-28, every other problem |
20 |
15 Sep 18 Sep |
7.4 519-20 |
Add/Sub Rational Expressions Different Denominator 29-90, every 3rd problem |
20 |
18 Sep | 7.1-7.4 | Review Sections 7.1-7.4 | 0 |
19 Sep | – | Quiz – 7.1-7.4 | 50 |
22Sep 25 Sep |
7.5 522-527 527-529 |
Complex Fractions 1-52, every 4th problem |
20 |
21 Sep 22 Sep |
7.6 530-537 537-538 |
Rational Equations 1-25, every 4th problem |
20 |
25 Sept 26 Sep |
7.6 530-537 538-539 |
Rational Equations 26-68, every 4th problem |
20 |
25-26 Sep 27 Sep |
7.7 548-551 |
Applications of Rational Equations 1-54, every 3rd problem. |
20 |
27 Sep | – | Review | – |
28 Sep | – | Review | – |
29 Sep | – | Exam 2 – Chapter 7 | 100 |
2 Oct 3 Oct |
5.1 342-349 349-351 |
Review Multiplying and Dividing Expressions with Common Bases 1-126, every 8th problem |
20 |
3 Oct 4 Oct |
10.1 A 694-702 702-703 |
Definition of nth Root Calculators NEEDED 1-55, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
4 Oct 5 Oct |
10.1 B 694-702 703-705 |
Definition of nth Root Calculators NEEDED 56-120, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
5 Oct 6 Oct |
10.2 706-710 710-713 |
Rational Exponents 1-116, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
6 Oct 9 Oct |
10.3 713-717 718-719 |
Simplifying Radical Expressions 1-80, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. See help for Radicals at Cool Math. |
20 |
9 Oct 10 Oct |
10.4 720-723 723-725 |
Addition and Subtraction of Radicals 1-86, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
10 Oct 11 Oct |
10.5 726-731 731-733 |
Multiplication of Radicals 1-106, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
11 Oct 12 Oct |
10.6 734-741 741-744 |
Division of Radicals and Rationalization 1-106, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
12 Oct 13 Oct |
– | Problem Recognition Exercise In-Class Group Quiz 10.1 – 10.6 |
20 |
13 Oct | – | In-Class Quiz 10.1 – 10.6 | 50 |
16 Oct 17 Oct |
10.7 A 744-751 751-752 |
Solving Radical Equations 1-45, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
17 Oct 18 Oct |
10.7 B 744-751 752-754 |
Solving Radical Equations 46-83, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
18 Oct 19 Oct |
10.8 754-761 762-764 |
Complex Numbers 1-102, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
19 Oct 23 Oct |
10.1-10.8 766-771 772-774 |
Review Exercises 1-102, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
20 Oct | – | Holiday International Sloth Day |
– |
23 Oct 24 Oct |
10.1-10.8 775-776 776-777 |
Cumulative Review Exercises 1-29, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
24 Oct 25 Oct |
– | Exam 3 – Chapter 10 Review Test on Infinite Campus in Gradebook under Exam 3 tab |
100 |
25 Oct 26 Oct |
6.8 470-474 474-477 |
Applications of Quadratic Equations 1-41, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
26 Oct 27 Oct |
11.1 780-786 786-787 |
Square Root Property and Completing the Square 1-35, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
27 Oct 28 Oct |
11.1 780-786 787-789 |
Square Root Property and Completing the Square 37-73, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
30 Oct 31 Oct |
11.2 790-800 800-803 |
Quadratic Formula 1-92, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
31 Oct 1 Nov |
11.3 804-807 807-809 |
Equations in Quadratic Form 1-64, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
1 Nov 2 Nov |
11.4 A 810-818 819-821 |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions Calculators NEEDED 1-41, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. Reminder: All students who are passing Algebra II are invited to take the MAT 121 ACCUPLACER placement test. Register at: http://accuplacer.signupsheet.com/ |
20 |
2 Nov 3 Nov |
11.4 B 810-818 821-823 |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions Calculators NEEDED 43-85, every other problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
3 Nov | – | Quiz 11.1 – 11.4 | 50 |
6-7 Nov 8 Nov |
11.5 836-839 830-834 |
Graphs of Quadratic Functions Calculators NEEDED 1-73, every other problem Take two days for the homework Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
8 Nov | 11.1-5 836-839 840-843 |
AccuPlace Test (if you have not already taken it) Room 228 Review Calculators NEEDED 1-81, every other problem Take two days for the homework Answers in back of book, show work. Today, help each other review and do problems on the board. |
20 |
9 Nov | 11.1-5 836-839 840-843 |
Review Calculators NEEDED 1-81, every other problem Take two days for the homework Answers in back of book, show work. Today, help each other review and do problems on the board. |
20 |
10 Nov | – | Exam 4 – Chapter 11 | 20 |
13 Nov 14 Nov |
12.1 848-853 854-857 |
Inverse Functions Calculators NEEDED 1-73, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
14 Nov 15 Nov |
12.2 857-863 863-866 |
Exponent Functions Calculators NEEDED 1-57, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
15 Nov 16 Nov |
12.3 867-875 875-879 |
Logarithmic Functions Calculators NEEDED 1-97, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
16 Nov 17 Nov |
– | Review for Quiz 12,1 – 12,3 Homework – Review for test |
– |
17 Nov | – | Quiz 12,1 – 12,3 | 50 |
20-24 Nov | – | Holiday – Thanksgiving | – |
27 Nov 28 Nov |
12.4 881-886 886-889 |
Properties of Logarithms 1-93, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work. |
20 |
28 Nov 29 Nov |
12.5 881-886 886-889 |
The Irrational Number e & Change of Base 1-69, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work |
20 |
29 Nov 29 Nov |
12.6 903-911 911-915 |
Logarithmic and Exponential Equations and Applications 1-96, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work |
20 |
30 Nov 4 Dec |
12.6 903-911 911-915 |
Logarithmic and Exponential Equations and Applications 1-96, every 4th problem Answers in back of book, show work |
20 |
4 Dec | – | Quiz | 50 |
5 Dec | Review Chapters 10-12 |
– | |
6 Dec | Review Chapters 10-12 |
– | |
8 Dec | Final Exam Part 1 – Chapters 10-12 |
100 | |
11 Dec | Review Chapters 4,7,8 |
– | |
12 Dec | Final Exam Part 2 – Chapters 4,7,8 |
100 | |
13-15 Dec | – | School Out for Students Teacher Days |
099 Final Exam pt. 1 Topic List
*Part 1 will be on Monday (5/8/17)
Chapter 10 – Radicals
10.1 Definition of an nth Root
10.2 Rational Exponents
10.3 Simplifying Radical Expressions
10.4 Addition and Subtraction of Radicals
10.5 Multiplication of Radicals
10.6 Division of Radicals and Rationalizing the Denominator
10.7 Solving Radical Equations
10.8 Complex Numbers (imaginary)
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 10 Review (pg. 772) – # 5-11, 17-23, 29-33, 30-41, 45-67, 71-77, 83-83, 97-101.
- Exam 3 Corrections
- Quiz Corrections
Chapter 11 – Quadratic Equations
11.1 Square Root Property and Completing the Square
11.2 Quadratic Formula
11.3 U-Substitution
11.4 Graphs of Quadratic Functions
11.5 Vertex of a Parabola: Vertex Formula and Completing the Square
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 11 Review (pg. 840) – # 1-7, 17-43, 47-67, 73-79
- Exam 4 Corrections
- Quiz Corrections
Chapter 12 – Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
12.1 Inverse Functions
12.2 Exponential Functions
12.3 Logarithmic Functions
12.4 Properties of Logarithms
12.5 The Irrational Number e, and Change of Base
12.6 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations and Applications
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 12 Review (pg. 921) – # 1, 5-7, 11-21, 25-33, 37-61, 71-91
- Quiz Corrections
099 Final Exam (pt 2) Topic List
*Part 2 will be on Wednesday (5/10/17)
Chapter 4 – Systems of Equations
4.1 Graphing Method
4.2 Substitution Method
4.3 Addition Method
4.4 Applications of 2×2 (2 equations and 2 unknowns) Systems
4.5 3×3 (3 equations and 3 unknowns) Systems of Equations
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 4 Review (pg. 335) – # 1-17, 21-31, 37-57, 61-63
- Exam 1 Corrections
- Quiz Corrections
Chapter 7 – Rational Expressions
7.1 Basic Rational Expressions
7.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions
7.3 Finding the Least Common Denominator (LCD)/ Equivalent form with LCD
7.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions
7.5 Complex Fractions (fraction in the denominator or numerator of another fraction)
7.6 Rational Equations
7.7 Applications of Rational Equations and Proportions
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 7 Review (pg. 558) – # 5-27, 33-51, 55-73
- Exam 2 Corrections
- Quiz Corrections
Chapter 8 – Relations and Functions
8.1 Introduction to Relations
8.2 Introduction to Functions
8.3 Graphs of Functions
8.4 Algebra of Functions and Composition
Suggested Homework:
- Chapter 8 Review (pg. 618) – # 7, 13-25, 35-65
- Exam 1 Corrections
- Quiz Corrections