Sep
13
11:15 AM11:15

9/13/18 - Using Function Notation

Essential Question:  Can you use function notation to evaluate expressions algebraically for inputs and outputs when given a function rule?

• Warm-Up:  Create a table and graph for a given function rule - f(x) = 10 - 4x

• Discuss using function notation for understanding and simplifying expressions / solving equations algebraically.

• Practice algebraically solving problems involving function notation.

• Discuss using function notation for identifying input and output pairs when given a graph of a function.

• HW:  Complete the front-side of the Function Notation - Graphs page.

Sep
12
11:15 AM11:15

9/12/18 - Functions in Tables, Graphs and Equations

Essential Question:  How can a function rule be represented by a table and a graph?

• Warm-Up: Using and interpreting function notation

• Discussion: Using Desmos to make tables and graphs for function rules.

• Practice using Desmos

• HW:  Complete Function Tables & Graphs problem (4 with Desmos, 4 without)

Sep
11
11:15 AM11:15

9/11/18 - Function Relationships

Essential Question:  What makes a relationship a function?

• Chic-Fil-A Orders…What’s fair / what’s not fair when ordering?

• Discussion on functions - one input = one output; one output possibly connected to multiple inputs…still fair.

• Practice Function Relationship recognition (Mapping Diagrams, Tables, Graphs, etc.)

Sep
10
11:15 AM11:15

9/10/18 - Finish Module A Test - Honors Extension

• Finish Module A Test - Honors Extension Problems

• Pass Back Module A (Unit 1) Test Table for Multiple Choice Section

Sep
6
4:00 PM16:00

9/6/18 - Solving Inequalities & Unit 1 Review

Essential Question:  Can you solve inequalities to determine the value(s) of a given variable?

• Warm-Up:  Solving a literal equation:  a^2 + b^2 = c^2 (Solve for b)
• Review / Discuss HW (#11 from Solving Literal Equations)
• Discuss how operations with negative numbers change values.
• Practice solving inequalities.
• HW:  Review / Study for Unit 1 Test tomorrow - SOLUTIONS posted on the assignments page.
Sep
5
2:00 PM14:00

9/5/18 - Solving Literal Equations

Essential Question:  Can you rearrange formulas and solve literal equations to identify a single variable?

• Warm-Up:  Writing a one-variable equation / Seeing Structure - write an equation on your whiteboard for the problem description on the board (Ben and Kendra's ages); then solve the equation to answer the question.
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• HW:  Complete #7, 8 & 11 on "Solving Literal Equations - Part 2"
Sep
4
11:15 AM11:15

9/4/18 - Writing One Variable Equations

Essential Question:  Can you write a one-variable equation to represent a situation/problem?

• Warm-Up:  Seeing Structure - Solve the problem on a whiteboard, attempting to identify elements in the structure to speed up the solution process.
• Begin Writing One-Variable Equations
• HW:  Complete "Writing One-Variable Equations"
Aug
31
11:35 AM11:35

8/31/18 - Seeing Structure in Equations

Essential Question:  Can you find a creative way to solve equations by recognizing a common structure?

• Warm-Up:  Build and backtrack through a complex equation on your whiteboards.
• Begin Seeing Structure in Equations.
• HW:  Complete Seeing Structure in Equations - back page (#1 - 7).
Aug
29
11:35 AM11:35

8/29/18 - Justification / Backtracking to Solve Equations

Essential Question:  Can you justify the steps used to solve an equation?

Aug
28
11:35 AM11:35

8/28/18 - Justification of Solutions for Equations

Essential Question:  Can you justify the steps used to solve an equation?

• Ice-Breaker:  Draw 3 About Me
• Review Syllabus
• Begin Justification of Solving Equations
• HW:  On the first page (front and back) of the Justification activity, complete two problems that are similar to your thinking and one problem that is solved in a way that is different from your standard thought process.