Class Contracts and Resources


Contract

Grading Policy

graph paper

graphing calculator

trig calculator

Geometry Syllabus

Algebra II / Trigonometry Syllabus

Pre-Calculus Syllabus

Why do we need to learn Math?

NYS Standards
Algebra 2/ Trigonometry - pages 116 - 128


Algebra II & Trigonometry Concepts

FALL SEMESTER

Lesson #1

Lesson #2
HW #1

Lesson #3

Lesson #4
HW #2

Lesson #4 day 2
Lesson #4 day 2 handout

EXAM #1

Lesson #5

Lesson #6
HW #3

Lesson #7

Lesson #8
HW #4

Lesson #9

Lesson #10
HW #5

EXAM #2

Lesson #11

Lesson #12
HW #6

Lesson #13

Lesson #14
HW #7

Lesson #15

Lesson #16
HW #8

Lesson #17

Lesson #18
HW #9

Lesson #19

Lesson #20

EXAM #3

Lesson #22

Lesson #23
HW #10

Lesson #24

Lesson #25
HW #11

Lesson #26

Lesson #27

Lesson #28
HW #12

Lesson #29

Lesson #30
HW #13

EXAM #4

Lesson #32

Lesson #33

Lesson #34
HW #14

Lesson #35

Lesson #36 Jeopardy 2 days

Lesson #38

Lesson #39
HW #15

Lesson #40

Lesson #41
HW #16

EXAM #5

Lesson #43

Lesson #44

Lesson #45

Lesson #46
HW #18

Lesson #47

Lesson #48

Lesson #49 tic-tac-toe

Lesson #50

Lesson #51
HW #19

Lesson #52

EXAM #6

Lesson #54

Lesson #55
HW #20

Lesson #56

Lesson #57
HW #21

EXAM #7

exponents/logs/excel

Lesson #59

Lesson #60
HW #22

Lesson #61

Lesson #62
HW #23

Lesson #63

Lesson #64
HW #24

Lesson #65

Lesson #66

Lesson #67
Handout lesson #67

EXAM #8 (2 days)


SPRING SEMESTER

Lesson #1

Lesson #2

Lesson #3

Lesson #4
Handout lesson #4

Lesson #5
HW #1

Lesson #6
HW #2

Lesson #7

Lesson #8
HW #3

Lesson #9

Lesson #10
HW #4

EXAM #1

Mini Lesson & Test Corrections

Lesson #11

Lesson #12
HW #5

Lesson #13
Handout lesson #13

Lesson #14
HW #6

Lesson #15

Lesson #16
HW #7

Lesson #17
Handout Lesson #17

Lesson #18
Handout Lesson #18
HW #8

Lesson #19

Lesson #20
HW #9

EXAM #2

Lesson #21

Lesson #22

Lesson #23
HW #10

Lesson #24
HW #11

Lesson #25

Lesson #26

Lesson #27
HW #12

Lesson #28

Lesson #29
HW #13

Lesson #30

EXAM #3

Lesson #31

Lesson #32
HW #14

Lesson #33

Lesson #34

Lesson #35

Lesson #36
HW #15

Lesson #37

Lesson #38
HW #16

Lesson #39
HW #17

Lesson #40

EXAM #4

Lesson #41

Lesson #42
Handout Lesson #42

Lesson #43
HW #18

Lesson #44

Lesson #45
HW #19

Lesson #46

Lesson #47

Lesson #48
HW #20

EXAM #5

Lesson #49

Lesson #50

Lesson #51
HW #21

Lesson #52
HW #22

Lesson #53

Lesson #54
HW #23

Lesson #55

Lesson #56
HW #24

Lesson #57
Handout Lesson #57

EXAM #6

FINAL GROUP PROJECT & PRESENTATION









Finance

$$$$$$$$$$

Lesson #1 - intro to technology and the internet

Lesson #2 - what is a spreadsheet ?
spreadsheet

Lesson #3 - excel
spreadsheet

Lesson #4 - excel

Lesson #5 - excel

Lesson #6 - excel
assignment

Lesson #7 - round numbers and convert decimals into percents
handout

Lesson #8 - calculate percentage increase and decrease
handout

Lesson #9 - paycheck

Lesson #10 - budget
spreadsheet

Lesson #11 - disposable income, simple interest
handout

exam #1

Lesson #13  - compound interest

Lesson #14  - compound interest
handout
spreadsheet

Lesson #15 - the difference between simple and compound interest
spreadsheet

Lesson #16 - understanding compound interest
spreadsheet

Lesson #17 - rule of 72
spreadsheet

Lesson #18 - solving for the other variables in the compound interest formula
spreadsheet

Lesson #19 - compound interest
handout

Lesson #20 - compound continuously
handout

Lesson #21 - present value and future value of money

Lesson #22 - present value and future value of money
handout

Lesson #23 - present value and future value of money
handout

Lesson #24 - discounting
handout

Lesson #25 - CD's and tbills
handout

exam #2

Lesson #27 - investing or gambling

Lesson #28 - your risk tolerance
handout
handout

Lesson #29 - bonds

Lesson #30 - bonds
handout

Lesson #31 - bond math
handout

Lesson #32 - bond math
handout

Lesson #33 - loans / mortgage

Lesson #34 - loans / mortgage / amortization schedules
spreadsheet
spreadsheet

Lesson #35 - loans / mortgage / amortization schedules
spreadsheet

Lesson #36 - mortgage payments / ARM

Lesson #37 - credit cards
speadsheet

Lesson #38 - APR / Effective APR / payday loans
handout

exam #3

Lesson #40 - How to run a business

Lesson #41 - rules of investing

Lesson #42 - rules of investing

Lesson #43 - intro to stocks

Lesson #44 - corporate metrics we use with stocks (fundamentals)

Lesson #45 - corporate metrics we use with stocks (explore)

Lesson #46 - stock market

Lesson #47 - stock indices

Lesson #48 - technical analysis

Lesson #49 - candle sticks and data
spreadsheet

Lesson #50 - simple moving averages /  graphing in excel
spreadsheet

Lesson #51 - Bollinger Bands
spreadsheet

Lesson #52 - MACD
spreadsheet

Lesson #53 - WIlliams %R
spreadsheet

Lesson #54 - DPO
spreadsheet

Lesson #55 - line of best fit
spreadsheet

Lesson #56 - pick a portfolio

Lesson #57 - dividends

Lesson #58 - average prices and percent changes

Lesson #59 - investing vs. trading

Lesson #60 - diversification / order types

Lesson #61 - money management and risk tolerance

Lesson # 62 - invest our winnings
assignment

Lesson #63 - how much do we need to retire?
spreadsheet document

Lesson #64 - asset allocation
spreadsheet

Lesson #65 - gain and loss

Lesson #66 - measure portfolio performance

Lesson #67 - calculate profit and loss
spreadsheet

Lesson #68 - calculate profit and loss
spreadsheet

Lesson #69 - rebalance a portfolio
spreadsheet

Lesson #70 - rebalance a portfolio

Lesson #71 - pick a portfolio
assignment

Lesson #72 - pick a portfolio

Lesson #73 - taxes
tax tables
form 1040
schedule B
schedule D
completed forms

Lesson #74 - taxes
completed forms

Lesson #75 - Review of lesson # 56 






Algebra II & Trigonometry Regents

Fall Semester
Lesson #1   simplify expressions
HW #1
textbook page 15 # 8, 23, 30, 32, 33

Lesson #2   solve equations and inequalities
textbook page 21  #14, 15
textbook page 29 # 8, 9

Lesson #3   absolute value equations and inequalities
textbook page 36  #7, 14, 20, 23

Lesson #4   multiply monomials
textbook page 368 # 1 – 4, 12, 15, 21-23

Lesson #5   multiply and divide polynomials
HW #5
Study for your exam
practice problems complete the group work assignment from class
 (3b - 2)^2 =
 (y - 1)(y^2 - 2y + 1) =
 (2x + 3)(x^2 + x - 5) =
 (3a + 6)(3a - 3) =
 (x + 7)(3x - 1) =
 (27x^4 - 9x^3) ÷ 3x^3 =
 (27x^4 - 9x^3) ÷ 3x^2 =

Exam # 1 (1 day)

Lesson #6   GCF
textbook page 263 # 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 19

Lesson #6B (day 2)   factoring a term greater than one
HW #6 B
none

Lesson #7   difference of 2 perfect squares
textbook page 264 #43 – 45

Lesson #8   solve quadratics by factoring
textbook page 270 #1 – 4

Lesson #9   quadratic inequalities
HW #9
Study for your exam
practice problems write the solution set of each inequality
x^2 + 5x + 6 < 0
x^2 + 5x - 6 > 0
x^2 - x < 6

CC - lesson 9B - Cubes & Quartic

Exam #2 (1 day)

Lesson #10   simplify rational expressions
textbook page 511 #1 – 6

Lesson #11   multiply and divide rational expressions
textbook page 511 # 7, 9, 10, 14, 15

Lesson #12   like and unlike denominators
textbook page 517 & 518  # 10, 11, 16, 17

Lesson #13   unlike denominators
textbook page 518 # 31 – 34

Lesson #14   complex fractions
textbook page 518 # 25, 28, 45

Lesson #15   fractional equations
Study for your exam
practice problems textbook page 524 & 525 # 1, 4, 11, 17

SKIP - HW #16

CC - Lesson 16B - long division

CC - Lesson 16C - synthetic division

Exam #3 (1 day)

Lesson #17   simplify radicals
textbook page 266 # 1, 2, 6, 8, 11

Lesson #18   add and subtract radicals
Lesson #18 handout
textbook page 382 # 1, 4, 7, 8, 9

Lesson #19   multiply and divide radicals
texbook page 382 # 13, 15, 16

Lesson #20 (2 days)   multiply and divide radicals
Lesson #20 handout
none 

Lesson #21   rationalize denominators
textbook page 382 & 383 # 23, 25, 40

Lesson #22   solve radical equations
study for your exam
practice problems textbook page 394 & 395 # 15, 16, 21

Exam #4 (1 day)

Lesson #23   functions
textbook page 59 # 12, 13, 16 – 21

Lesson #24   g of x
textbook page 59 # 22, 23, 25

Lesson #25   one to one and inverse variation
textbook page 60 # 36 - 39
textbook page 74 # 10 – 12

skip - HW #26

Lesson #27   finding roots with the calculator
HW # 27
None

Lesson #28   composition of functions
textbook page 401 & 402 # 31-33, 58 – 61

Lesson #29   inverse functions
HW #29
study for your exam
practice problems - textbook page 410 # 1, 4, 5, 6

skip - HW # 30

CC - Lesson 30B - Parabolas

CC - Lesson 30C - Functions

Exam #5 (1 day)

Lesson #31   completing the square
textbook page 285 # 13, 14, 25

Lesson #32   quadratic formula
textbook page 293 # 1, 4, 7

Lesson #33   discriminant
textbook page 293 # 31 – 35

Lesson #34   systems of equations
HW #34
solve
y = x^2 + 4x      
2x - y = 1

Lesson #34 Day 2   systems of equations
Lesson #34 Day 2 Handout
HW #34 day 2 - None

CC - Lesson #34B - substitution

CC - Lesson #34C - addition

CC - Lesson #34D - addition & multiplication

CC - Lesson #34E - three equations three unknowns

Lesson #35   circles
textbooks page 564 & 565  # 2, 17, 21, 25, 63
HW #36
Study for your exam

Exam #6 (1 day)

Lesson #37   imaginary and complex numbers
textbook page 278 # 1 - 5, 11, 15

Lesson #37 B   powers of i
Homework #37 B
evaluate i^30, i^57, i^2775, i^324

Lesson #38   add and subtract complex numbers
textbook page 278 # 29 – 34

Lesson #39   multiply and divide complex numbers
textbook page 278 #35 – 40

tic-tack-toe

Lesson #40   rationalize complex numbers
textbook page 278 #24 – 27
Note: find the multiplicative inverse, NOT the additive inverse, for these problems.

Lesson #41  quadratic formula complex roots
textbook page 278 # 41, 42

Lesson #42   sum and product of the roots
HW #42
Study for your exam
practice problems - find the sum and product of the roots
x^2 + x + 1 = 0
x^2 + 4x + 5 = 0

Exam #7 (2 days)

Lesson #43   exponents
textbook page 368 #13, 14, 15, 18, 19

Lesson #44   fractional exponents
textbook page 388 # 30 – 34

Lesson #45   exponential functions
HW #45
None

Lesson #46   solving equations with exponents
HW #46
solve
x^1/3 = 4  
b^3/2 = 8       
x^-2 = 9
2y^-1 = 12    
5x^1/2 + 7 = 22

Lesson #47  solving equations with exponents
HW #47
Study for your exam

Exam #8 (2 days)

FINAL EXAM

Lesson #48   intro to logs
HW #48
finish the group work problems from today's lesson (do not do your work on the handout, use a separate sheet of paper)

Lesson #49   rules of logs
textbook page 457 #11 - 14, 33 – 35

Lesson #50   natural logs
HW #50
express as a single logarithm
  1/2 ln x - ln y + ln z^3

Lesson #51   solve log equations
textbook page 465 #42 – 47

Lesson #52   solve log equations
HW #52
Study for your exam

CC - Lesson #52B - compound interest-exponential-logs

Exam #9 (2 days)

Lesson #53   sequences and series
textbook page 608 # 17, 18
textbook page 615 # 48, 49
textbook page 622 #15, 19

Lesson #54  sequences and series
HW #54
Start studying for your exam

Lesson #55   sequences and series
HW #55
Study for your exam

Exam # 10 (1 day)


Spring Semester

Lesson #1 part 1   SOH CAH TOA
HW - none - if you didn't finish today's activity, please finish the assignment


Lesson #1 part 2   SOH CAH TOA
HW - none - will be given in the next lesson

Lesson #1 part 3   SOH CAH TOA
Lesson #1 handout
HW #1
finish the handout (page 2)

Lesson #2   coterminal and standard position
HW #2
textbook page 722 & 723 # 7, 8, 10, 37, 38, 45, 48

Lesson #3   unit circle and quadrantal signs
HW #3
textbook page 722 # 1 - 6, page 723 # 29, 36

Lesson #4   reciprocal functions
Lesson #4 handout
HW #4
A pole perpendicular to the ground is braced by a wire 13 feet long that is fastened to the ground 5 feet from the base of the pole.  The measure the wire makes with the ground is θ.  find secθ, cscθ and cotθ.


Lesson #4 Day 2   finding trig functions
HW #4B
None

Lesson #5   30 60 90 triangles
Lesson #5 handout
HW #5
complete the handout

Lesson #6   reference angles
HW #6
find the reference angle of :100, 175, and 290 degrees

find a positive acute angle of: sin 215, cos 95, tan 255

Lesson #7 day 1   radians
HW - none

Lesson #7 day 2   radians
HW #7
1)Find the radian measure of an angle whose measure is: 150, and 180 degrees
2)find the degree measure of an angle whose radian measure is: π/9, and π/10
3)if θ=4.5 and s=9, find r

SKIP - HW #8
find the exact function value of
sin π/4
cos π/2
sin 4π / 3
csc π

Lesson #9   identities
HW #9 - none

Lesson #10   domain range of functions and graphing other trig functions
HW #10
Study for your exam

SKIP - HW #11

Lesson #12   co functions
HW #12 
Study for your exam

EXAM #1

Lesson #13   graphing sin and cos
HW #13
sketch the graphs of sin and cos from the interval 0 - 2π.  Label your graphs.

Lesson #14   amplitude frequency and perid
Lesson #14 handout
textbook page 738 & 739 #13 - 17, 28, 30

HW #15
Skip

Lesson #16   graphing tan and inverses
HW #16
1)sketch a graph of the tan function 0<θ<360>
2)find in degrees
y = arcsin 1/2   y = arccos 1/2
3)find in radians 
y = arcsin(√3/2) y = sin(arccos 1)

HW #17
Skip

Lesson #18   proving trig identities
textbook page 780 & 781 #8, 10, 21, 24, 38, 48

Lesson #19   sum and difference of cos
textbook page 818 & 819 #21, 25, 60

Lesson #20    sum and difference of sin
textbook page 818 #24, 29, 32

Lesson #21   sum and difference of tan
textbook pg 818 #23, 26

Lesson #22   double angles
textbook page 824 #34, 35, 36
HW #23
Study for your exam

EXAM #2

Lesson #24   solving trig equations
textbook pg 787 #16, 17, 18, 19

Lesson #25   solving quadratic trig equations
HW - none

Lesson #25 day 2   solving quadratic trig equations
textbook pg 787 #28, 29, 31, 33

Lesson #26   solving trig equations with two trig functions
HW #26
find θ
4cos^2θ + 4sinθ - 5 = 0
2sin^2θ + 3cosθ - 3 = 0
cos2θ + sin^2θ = 1
sin2θ + 2sinθ = 0

HW #27
Skip

Lesson #28   law of cosines
textbook page 810 #1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lesson #29   law of cosines to find angles
textbook pg 810 & 811 #7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Lesson #30   area of a triangle
textbook pg 803 #1-4

Lesson #31   law of sines
textbook pg 804 #11-15

Lesson#32   ambiguous case
textbook page 807 #1-5
HW #33
Study for your exam

EXAM #3

Lesson #34   analysis of data mean median mode
textbook pg 664 #1, 2

Lesson #35   standard deviation variance frequency
HW #35
none

HW #36
Skip

Lesson #37   normal curve
textbook pg 695 #1 - 4, 11 – 13
for questions #1- 3 assume S.D. = 1

Lesson #37 Day 2   normal curve
Lesson #37 Day 2 handout
HW #37A
None

Lesson #38   regression line correlation coefficient
HW #38
None

HW #39
Skip

Lesson #40   other regression lines
Lesson #40 handout
textbook read page 244 & 308 & page 310 the vocabulary tip.
write a few sentences explaining the difference between interpolation and extrapolation. 

HW #41
Skip

Lesson #42   review of probability
HW #42
Complete the group work problems

HW #43
Skip

CC - Lesson #43B - and/or  conditional/ Venn diagrams

CC - Lesson #43C - two way frequency tables/margin of error/standard error/confidence intervals

Lesson #44   bernoulli
textbook pg 688 # 1 – 2

Lesson #45   at most at least
textbook pg 689 #16, 17

Lesson #46   binomial expansion
textbook page 356 #23, 41, 50, 54

Lesson #47   summation and a handout
Lesson #47 Handout
HW #47
Study for your exam


EXAM #4


HW #48
Regents Review