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Algebra Textbook
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Discovering Algebra textbook

We will be using the Discovering Algebra (2nd Edition) textbook for most of the year. Students have received their copies of the textbook. 

 

 

Also, all students can access an electronic copy of the textbook from the publisher's web site if they like. Each student has an account set up on the Flourishkh website (www.flourishkh.com) under their personal username (each student's username is their MPS District login name in the form "abcd1234"). A link to the sign-in page is provided below.

Flourish sign-in Click on this link to go to the textbook site. Enter your username and password in the boxes at the top right of the screen.

Password: The common password for this site is lhcsalgebra

PIN: The common PIN for this site is 55411. You must include this number to access the textbook.

If you forget your username please send me an email or talk to me in class. 



Helpful Tools

Check out these web sites for on-line tools to practice your algebra and statistics skills.

Data analysis - good explanations of the various graphs and displays that we cover in class

Normal distribution - easy to read explanation of the key features of the normal distribution with graphical displays

Substitution Method - Solve a system of linear equations using the substitution method (1 video among many on the Khan Academy site. You should be able to click on other examples form this link as well) 

Elimination Method - Solve a system of linear equations using the elimination method (1 video among many on the Khan Academy site. You should be able to click on other examples form this link as well) 

Graphing Inequalities - On-line graphing tool that lets you plot and compare regions of multiple inequalities on one graph.



Review Problems

I will post pdf copies of review problems that we use to prepare for tests in this section

PDF U1 Linear review   --  Unit 1 Linear functions review problems
PDF U1 Linear review solutions   --  Unit 1 review solutions
PDF U2 Inequalities review   --  Unit 2 review set for systems of equations and inequalities
PDF U2 Inequalities solns   --  Unit 2 review problems with solutions
PDF U3 Functions review   --  Unit 3 review problems for Functions
PDF U3 Functions review solns   --  Unit 3 review set - Solutions to problems
PDF U5 Transforms review set   --  Unit 5 review problem set
PDF U5 transforms review solutions   --  Unit 5 transforms review set solutions
PDF U4Exponents review problems   --  Unit 4 Exponents review problems
PDF U4 Exponents review solutions   --  Unit 4 Exponents review problem solutions
PDF U8 Review2018   --  Unit 8 review problems (2018)
PDF U8 reviewSolns2018   --  Unit 8 review solutions




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Geometry textbook
Discovering Geometry Textbook

We are using the Discovering Geometry (4th Edition) textbook this year. Students have received their copies of the textbook. 

Also, all students can access an electronic copy of the textbook from the publisher's web site if they like. Each student has an account set up on the Flourishkh website (www.flourishkh.com) under their personal username (each student's username is their MPS District login name in the form "abcd1234"). A link to the sign-in page is provided below.

Flourish sign-in Click on this link to go to the textbook site. Enter your username and password in the boxes at the top right of the screen.

Password: The common password for this site is lhcsgeometry

PIN: The common PIN for this site is 55411. You must include this number to access the textbook.

If you forget your username please send me an email or talk to me in class. 


Challenges

the world's hardest "easy" geometry problem. Here is a link. Good luck!

Hardest Easy Geometry Problem - Determine an angle measure using only basic geometry knowledge

Just for Fun

Here are some fun sites to check out:

Rapping to Trigonometry - Gettin' Triggy with It

Naming scheme for polygons - polygon names

Video on Fermat's Last Theorem - FLT on Numberphile

118 proofs ofthe Pythagorean Theorem - 118ProofsPythag

Helpful Tools

Check out these web sites for on-line tools to practice your geometry skills.

Geometry Constructions

Here are two web-sites that model how to construct different geometric objects using just compass and straightedge.

MathisFun constructions 

MathOpenRef constructions 



Review Problems

I will post pdf copies of review problems that we use to prepare for tests in this section

 

PDF U1 Review   --  Unit 1 review problems
PDF U1 ReviewSolns   --  Unit 1 review problems with solutions
PDF U2 Review   --  Unit 2 Triangles test review problems
PDF U2 ReviewSolns   --  Unit 2 Triangles review set solutions
PDF U3 Review   --  Unit 3 Similarity and Trig review problems
PDF U3ReviewSolns   --  Unit 3 review problems with solutions
PDF U4 Review   --  Unit 4 review problems (quadrilaterals)
PDF U4 ReviewSolns   --  Unit 4 solutions to review set
PDF U5 Review   --  Unit 5 review problems
PDF U5 ReviewSolns   --  Unit 5 review set with solutions
PDF U6 Review   --  Unit 6 review problems
PDF U6 ReviewSolns   --  Unit 6 Circle review problems with solutions