From this page, you can connect to various links that will help you to be successful as you work through the course.


Date Announcements
May 22

To help prepare for the SEM 2 JUNE FINAL

Here is a link to the Sullivan Algebra & Trigonometry textbook.

I have included the textbook's Chapter Tests from chapters 6,7,8 & 9 (plus answers) from this textbook. Here is a list of the recommended questions your should work through:

Chapter 6: do Q5,6,7,8,10,12,13,14,17,22

Chapter 7: do Q8,11,12,21,22,23,26,27,30,31

Chapter 8: do Q3,4,6,17,18,25,27,29


May 7

HERE IS THE SEMESTER 2 EXAM REVIEW PACKAGE

THE JUNE EXAM REVIEW PACKAGE is linked here. I have listed ALL the objectives/concepts/skills that you are expected to know & master & thus demonstrate on the EXAM!!

Further links to review exercises will continue to be added to page 3 in the near future


May 16

PLEASE NOTE: Your THIRD ASSIGNMENT for SEM 2 is due on Thursday, May 15. Here is the PreCalculus Trigonometry Assignment #2 - Working with Trigonometry Equations & Identities.

Here is a copy of the SOLUTION KEY for the Assignment


May 7

The date for our final UNIT TEST has been set ==> Your TEST on Analytical Trigonometry will be written on Sunday, May 18.

Here is a link to the Chapter 5 Review Questions from the Larson Text. You can practice with questions like Q12,13,17,27,37,39,41,45,46,50,51,53,55,63,67,68,71,76,85,86,99,101,103,105. Answers to some of these Chap 5 review questions are inked here, on page 7 & 8.

Here is a link to the Chapter 9 Review Questions from the HOLT Text. You can practice with questions like Q21,22,25,26,27,30,36,39,41,42,44,46


April 29

PLEASE NOTE: Your THIRD ASSIGNMENT for SEM 2 is due on Thursday, May 15. Here is the PreCalculus Trigonometry Assignment #2 - Working with Trigonometry Equations & Identities.

Special instructions: Present neat solutions that give adequate evidence of your working out your solutions. The final grade WILL INCLUDE a communications component, as your solutions need to be properly presented and show evidence of your thinking/problem solving steps & strategies. Here is a copy of the RUBRIC I will use to score communications


Mar 22

SECOND UNIT TEST OF SEMESTER 2

Our second unit test on Trigonometric Functions will be on Monday, Mar 31 and will cover material from Lessons 26 - 32

Here again is a link to the solutions from the Trig Assignment that was submitted on Thursday

TEST Prep Suggestions: Here is a link to the Larson Chapter 4 Review pages and the Answer Pages (starting on page A194). Recommendations: Read through the chapter summary to get an overview of what we expect you to be able to do. Work through some/all of Q4-18 evens, Q27,29,31,33, Q45,47,49,51,52,54, Q67,68,71,72, Q75-87odds, Q107,109,113,115,116

Here is a link to some review questions on working with Right Triangle Trig. Scroll down to page 9 & 10 for practice questions

NOTE: You are REQUIRED to submit a TEST PREP for this UNIT TEST. A grade will be assigned to your TEST PREP


Mar 17

PLEASE NOTE: Your SECOND ASSIGNMENT for SEM 2 is due on Thursday, March 27. Here is the PreCalculus Trigonometry Assignment #1 - Working with Trigonometry Functions. Do NOT do Q14 and Q7fj are BONUS, done AFTER all other Q are answered!!

Here is a link to the Solutions to Trig Assignment #1

Special instructions: Present neat solutions that give adequate evidence of your working out your solutions. The final grade WILL INCLUDE a communications component, as your solutions need to be properly presented and show evidence of your thinking/problem solving steps & strategies. Here is a copy of the RUBRIC I will use to score communications

HINT #1: For help with some of the problems in Q7eghi & 8b, you can watch these videos: Video #1 and/or Video #2


Mar 22

SECOND UNIT TEST OF SEMESTER 2

Our second unit test on Trigonometric Functions will be on Monday, Mar 31 and will cover material from Lessons 26 - 32

TEST Prep Suggestions: Here is a link to the Larson Chapter 4 Review pages and the Answer Pages (starting on page A194).

Recommendations: Read through the chapter summary to get an overview of what we expect you to be able to do

Work through some/all of Q4-18 evens, Q27,29,31,33, Q45,47,49,51,52,54, Q67,68,71,72, Q75-87odds, Q107,109,113,115,116

NOTE: You are REQUIRED to submit a TEST PREP for this UNIT TEST. A grade will be assigned to your TEST PREP


Feb 26


PLEASE NOTE: Your FIRST ASSIGNMENT for SEM 2 has now been posted. Check the ASSIGNMENTS page for details & due dates


Here are a series of HINTS to help you with the data analysis (taken from my IM2 class, who has completed exponential data analysis:

My IM2s did an M&M lab, wherein they analyzed an exponential data set. See how they were directed to do the analysis

Here is a lesson that went along with exponential data analysis, along with a homework assignment and its solution key

Here is a link to a video that was given to the IM2 class to help them


Feb 26

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY: The Case of the Cooling Corpse. Follow the link and solve the mystery!!


Feb 9

FIRST UNIT TEST OF SEMESTER 2

Our first unit test on Exponential & Logarithmic Functions will be on Monday, Feb 24.

Quiz Prep Suggestions: Here is a link to our inclass review assignment and the solution key

Additionally, here is a link to the HOLT text, Chapter 5 REVIEW exercises (and the answers are re-linked here). Work through any/some of Q1-18,20-28,29-44,45-55,61-78


Feb 10

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY: The Case of the Cooling Corpse. Follow the link and solve the mystery!!


Feb 10

PLEASE NOTE: Your FIRST ASSIGNMENT for SEM 2 has now been posted. Check the ASSIGNMENTS page for details & due dates


Feb 9

FIRST UNIT TEST OF SEMESTER 2

Our first unit test on Exponential & Logarithmic Functions will be on Monday, Feb 24.

Quiz Prep Suggestions: to be posted shortly


Jan 20

FIRST QUIZ OF SEMESTER 2

Our first quiz on Exponential Functions will be on Tuesday, Feb 4.

Quiz Prep Suggestions: Complete any questions from previously assigned HW or from the examples in the powerpoint lesson notes. Additionally, here is a link to the HOLT Chapter 5 Review. You can work through any/some of Q2-6,11-18,20,21-28


Nov 25

FIRST RELEASE OF THE SEMESTER EXAM REVIEW PACKAGE

THE DECEMBER EXAM REVIEW PACKAGE is linked here. Here is a link to the WORD document of the same package. I have listed ALL the objectives/concepts/skills that you are expected to know & master & thus demonstrate on the EXAM!!

Further links to review exercises will be added to page 3 in the near future

Nov 25

I've posted your last semester ASSIGNMENT: an Optimization Assignment. Here is a WORD DOC version of the same assignment. You have until Thursday, December 5 to complete this assignment.


Oct 31

Our next TEST DATE has been set for Thursday, November 14 (NOTE the change in date). The TEST will cover Polynomial Functions from Lessons 8 - 14. Review suggestions:

From the Larson textbook, here is the Chapter 2 Review & Chapter 2 Test and the Answers. You can work through Q19-27 odds,45-59 odds,87-99 odds. DO NOT USE YOUR CALCULATOR!!!

From the HOLT textbook, here is the Chapter 4 Polynomials Review and the Answers are on the final 2 pages. You could look at Q4,5,9,10,11,13,14,19,23,25,27,29,35,37,51,53,55,57,59,65,67,69

Finally, here is a list of the Learning Objectives for our Polynomial Functions unit


Oct 24

I've posted a Factoring Quadratic Expressions review sheet. There are several videos you should watch and you should probably reinforce the WATCHING by DOING, so I included some links to online factoring practice sites

Oct 7

I've posted an extra credit assignment in the Assignments link. You have a week to prepare an answer, including relevant workings & graph. The assignment MUST be submitted electronically, as you email me a copy. So all text & images MUST be electronically captured/created in order to be incorporated into the assignment. See exemplars at the bottom of the Assignment Page


Sep 22

Next Quiz date and Unit TEST dates are now revised and posted. Please check either the Important Dates link or the Monthly Schedule Link

To help you prepare & study for Monday's quiz, I have linked the Chapter 3 Review from the HOLT PreCalculus textbook. I suggest you work through Q33-44, 55-63, 67-73, 77,78

To help you prepare & study, I have also linked the Chapter 1 Review Exercises from the textbook PRECALCULUS WITH LIMITS A Graphing Approach (4th ed) by Larson, Hostetler, Edwards.

Questions 5,7,20,25,35,37,42,43,49,57,59,61,64,65,72,75,80,83,84,91-94,99,100,102,104,107,108 are worth looking at


Here are some links to pretests & tests from my precal classes in ASDoha: Pretest A, and here is Pretest B and here is a Unit Test


Sep 16

Reminder of the due date for your ASSIGNMENT dealing with Parent Functions ==> Sunday, Sept 22


Sep 11

PLAN ON ATTENDING ONE OF OUR QUIZ REVISIONS sessions on Sunday and/or Monday from 3:00 - 3:40ish as we address possible difficulties/issues you have had with our first quiz!!!


Sep 6

Our FIRST ASSIGNMENT has been POSTED:

(1) check the ASSIGNMENTs link or

(2) check the MONTHLY SCHEDULES link and follow the link to the Aug/Sept calender


Sep 4

The date for our FIRST QUIZ has been set:

(1) check either the IMPORTANT DATES link or

(2) check the MONTHLY SCHEDULES link and follow the link to the Aug/Sept calender


Aug 31

Answers to the Lesson 2 worksheet Linear Algebra Review are now posted. check the Homework link


Aug 6

Bookmark the following websites:

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

(2) Bookmark www.mrsantowski.com to access to my website