Date Announcements
March 11

MOCK EXAM Study Guide - A link to previously released review packets


March 8

Financial Math Study Guide

Answers to Financial Math


February 27

For www.turnitin.com, I have created the class Math Studies, 2013 for your Studies Project. The class id# is 6190261 and the password is studies2013

All projects MUST be submitted at the HS Office by 07:30 tomorrow (Thursday, Feb 28) and MUST be submitted through turnitin.com

The 10% late/day penalty starts at 08:00 am on Thursday, Feb 28


January 15

Our Calculus Unit Test date has been set. Check the Monthly Schedule for January 2013 or the Important Dates link


January 5

Happy New Year and welcome to 2013 and the LAST semester of your High School career!!!!


December 12

Complete this survey


December 11

NOTE THE MANDATORY HW ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY'S CLASS. See HOMEWORK LINK for details and hints ==> From your Haese and Harris text


November 12

Here is the Review Packet for Univariate Statistics and the answers are linked here

Here is the Review Packet for Bivariate Statistics

Answers to be posted


November 9

NEXT QUIZ DATE POSTED. See Nov/Dec Schedule


October 4

NEXT QUIZ DATE POSTED. See October Schedule

And here is the Review Packet for Statistics, which we will work through over the next couple of lessons. Answers are linked here


September 11

I have posted a link to Cirrito's chapter on Probability for classwork on Tuesday


September 7

I have posted a second review package to supplement your preparation for our Probability Quiz on Thursday


September 6

REMINDER: Quiz Corrections due on Friday. REQUIZ on Friday, if you wish to write it!!! Here is a link to a review package from the Oxford textbook. Either study the examples and answers or try some of the questions in Exercises 3.1 - 3.6


September 5

NEXT QUIZ DATE POSTED. See September Schedule


August 17

Download an e-copy of the second edition of the textbook. Go through the Portal, to Student Resources => then to the High School folder => then Mathematics folder => then Textbook folder => then the Mathematical Studies SL 2nd ed folder ==> then open the Contents folder ==> finally copy the ibssl-2 pdf file!!


August 16

Here is a reposting of the link to the IB Review Questions Package for Sets & Logic. You SHOULD already have a paper copy?!?!?!?!?!?. Here is a link to the solution key


August 13

DATE OF FIRST QUIZ HAS BEEN RESET given our weather last week!!!!


August 6

Welcome to IB Math Studies 2 and the 2012-13 school year!


July 30

Bookmark the following websites:

(1) for an online graphing calculator from Desmos.com.

(2) for help working with your TI-84 graphing calculator.


May 8

Here is another EXAM REVIEW option from our Haese and Harris textbook. START STUDYING SOON!!!!!


April 26

Here is a compilation of ALL Review Package for our EXAM. START STUDYING SOON!!!!!


April 16

Here is a Review Package for our quiz on Functions & Relations. Answers & solutions are posted here


April 11

I hope you all had a great spring break and are ready for our final 2 months. The Functions Independent Study Unit outline has been posted (see April Schedule or Lesson Notes or Homework links) and you are expected to independently work through these review concepts during classes/homework this week (April 10-13).

You will require e-copies of Chapter 8 of the Cirrito textbook which you can access through the Contents on the Left side of my web page (or through the Lesson Notes or Homework links

Due Date for Functions Independent Study Unit (textbook Questions) ==> Friday, April 20

NEXT ASSESSMENT ==> you will have a QUIZ on Friday, April 20 covering two topics => (a) Trig Functions (from our last test before Break) and from the Functions work


Mar 29

Have a GREAT Spring Break!!!


Mar 22

Here is a Review Package for our quiz on Trig Functions. Answers & solutions are posted here


Mar 16

Please note we are having a QUIZ on Sinusoidal Functions on Wednesday, March 28. If you know that you are leaving earlier for break (for whatever reason?!?!?) please note that this quiz MUST be written prior to the Spring Break, not AFTER!!!.


Mar 14

Here is a link to help review and visualize the 4 key transformations of the sinusoidal functions


Feb 29

I have posted the next IB Review Packet on Quadratics in preparation for our next Unit Test on Quadratics. The answers are posted here. The test date has been set as Monday, March 12

Feb 22

since no new HW was assigned from today's class, please make every reasonable effort to catch up on any late/non-submitted HW assignments (especially the Quadratics Hw as this is our current unit)

Additional note: I will have an QUIZ on Wednesday, Feb 29 based upon our work with data analysis from our work on data collection and analysis from our last 3-4 lessons


Feb 15

Great work on the catapaults. Sorry about some of our technical problems, but in the end you got pretty good data.

There are 2 HW assignments that I want to collect on Monday:

From the Nelson 10 textbook, complete Chap 3.2, pg 267, Q3,4,9,11,12,14,15

From the Nelson 10 textbook, complete Chap 3.4, pg 280, Q1,2,3,5,12,13,14


Jan 31

To help study and prepare you for the triangle trig test, here is a link to the Review Packet as well as a link to the answer key.

Jan 20

The date for our next test has been set for Friday, Feb 3 and will cover triangle trig.

Dec 12


Dec 12


Dec 1

 

Study Suggestions:

IB REVIEW PACKAGE #1 (LINES AND LINEAR SYSTEMS) and then REVIEW PACKAGE #2 (EXPONENTIALS) and finally REVIEW PACKAGE #3 - SEQUENCES AND SERIES

Here are SOLUTIONS to PACKAGE 1 and here are SOLUTIONS to PACKAGE 2 and here are SOLUTIONS to PACKAGE 3

Some additional study suggestions are from the Cirrito text:

for Linear Systems: Cirrito, Sec 6.3.3, p172, Q2,6

for Exponential Functions: Cirrito, Sec 10.3, p307 Q2,4,8 as well as Sec 10.4, p311, Q8 and Topic Test, p313, Q2

for Seq/Series: Cirrito, Sec 12.4, p370, Q3,4,6,13 as well as Sec 12.5, p372, Level 3 Q1,2,3


NOTE: YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A "STUDY/REVIEW PREP" on Friday


Nov 4

 

Note the change in the Quiz date. The Exponents quiz will now happen on Friday, Nov 11. Use this extra time for reviewing the skills and concepts from this unit.

Your STUDY OPTIONS include:

Study Option #1: From the Cirrito text, Chap 10, complete Sec 10.4, pg 310-11, Q1=10. For further practice, you may complete Sec 10.5, p312, Level 3 Q1-3 as well as Level 4, Q2.

Study Option #2: From the Exponents Review Packet, attempt all questions. Answers are linked here

NOTE: YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A "STUDY/REVIEW PREP" on Friday


October 19

 

Complete the 4 word problems from the in-class assignment


October 17

 

For those of you who have not yet completed the WORD PROBLEMS HW, do it for Wednesday, Oct 19 ==> From the Haese and Harris textbook (if you have downloaded it or have a paper copy), Exercise 16C, p525, Q1,2,3,4 as well as Exercise 16D, Q1,2,3

OR

If you do not have the HH book or e-copy, I have linked the Cirrito text, Chap 10.3, p307 and do Q1,2,4,6,8,10


October 15

 

But, soft, what light through yonder window breaks ..... It is the WEEKEND HOMEWORK postingeth. For thoseth involved in the PLAYeth, completeth thee the homework at thy convenience (unless Juliet dies at the end of the play, in which case I have no other choice but to exact the Capulet's revenge and double your homework!!!!!)

I do bite my thumb, sir!!

 

October 10

 

Remember to come in this week and complete your TEST CORRECTIONS!!!!

 

October 3

 

Reviewing Linear Equations & Linear Systems

I am linking several UNIT TEST REVIEW OPTIONS in the next couple of days. So practice with some questions from the Heinemann textbook, with my suggestions being:

Ex 5.3, Q3cf, 4ce, 7,8,10,11

Ex 5.4, Q1ad, 4ae, 7,8,9

Ex 5.5, Q6,10

Ex 5.6, Q2a, 3ad, 4a, 6,7,8,9,10

REVIEW Ex 1.2, Q1bef, 2bdf, 3ab, 5cd, 9,10


I would recommend you review for about 15 - 20 minutes per night, doing 3-5 questions. DO NOT leave your studying until the night before!!!

 

October 1

 

I am linking several UNIT TEST REVIEW OPTIONS in the next couple of days. In class on Wednesday, we will practice with some questions from the Heinemann textbook and secondly, I am linking the Oxford textbook for reviewing as well. In the next day or two, I will give a list of suggested questions. I would recommend you review for about 15 - 20 minutes per night, doing 3-5 questions. DO NOT leave your studying until the night before!!!

 

September 29

 

Remember to come in this week and complete your QUIZ CORRECTIONS!!!!

 

September 28

 

Our next test date has been set. We will have a CULMINATING TEST on EVERYTHING we've studied to date on Friday, Oct 7

Review SUGGESTIONS coming soon:

 

September 14

 

We have posted some IB style assessment questions that would serve as an EXCELLENT review. Work through some of these questions as part of your Quiz Prep for next week's quiz. Here is a link to the ANSWERS.

Other Review SUGGESTIONS include:

From the Cirrito textbook, work on Sec 5.7, p141, Level 2, Q1vi; Level 3, Q1ii; Level 4, Q2 as well as Sec 6.5, p141, Level 1, Q3b; Level 2, Q1,2,3b,4b,5

From the HH textbook, Review Set 6A, p199, Q2,6a as well as Review Set 7A, p232, Q1,2,3,6b,9 and also Review Set 7B, p234, Q1,2

 

September 12

 

We have posted some IB style assessment questions that would serve as an EXCELLENT review. Work through some of these questions as part of your Quiz Prep for next week's quiz

 

September 9

 

NOTE: the next Quiz date has been CHANGED! See September Schedule or Important Dates link

 

September 5

 

Next TEST DATE has been set! See September Schedule or Important Dates link

 

August 23

 

NOTE: The HW that I want done for Wednesday has been revised. We will work together in class on the Olympics Scatter plot exercise, so for HW, I want you to review BASIC FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS from the following:

HH Textbook, Algebra Sub, Ex 6A, Q1cgh,2cd,3cdefgh,4abdg

HH TExtbook, Solving Linear Eqns, Ex 6B, Q1fg,2deg,3de,4fh

 

August 22

 

Make sure you come in sometime this week to make revisions on your quiz!

 

August 12

 

First TEST DATE has been set for Friday, August 19!

 

August 1

 

Welcome to IB Math Studies. I hope you have a great year!! I look forward to working with you this year!