Monday, June 3 - Mock Regents Review, Standard deviation & the Normal Curve LO: We will review Wednesday’s mock Regents. Essential Question:  What is the standard deviation and standard normal curve and how can we use it? Questions Reviewed on the Regents (and possibly on tomorrow's Entrance Quiz):  #35 Homework: DeltaMath
Jonathan Rothmanjrothman@nychscl.orgweek18-june3-72
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/69948380036969944892013-05-21T01:28:04.090Z2013-08-20T16:33:28.308Z2013-08-20T16:33:28.306ZWeek 16 - May 20 - 24
 Thursday, May 23 - MultiStep Trig Problems & Speed Math!LO: You will be able to make a plan that will allow you to solve multistep trig problems.Essential Question:  How can starting at the end help me determine my first step?   Speed Math cards!   Question Sheet                Answer SheetHomework:  DeltaMathDue Tomorrow:  Binomial Probability Handout & DeltaMathWednesday, May 22 - VectorsLO: You will be able to solve for missing values in vector problemsEssential Question: What properties of parallelograms can allow us to solve vector problems?Hand out:    VectorsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, May 21 - Area and Compound TrigonometryLO: You will be able to find the area of any triangle and parallelogram.Essential Question: How do we know when to use law of sines and when to use law of cosines?Hand out:  Law Of Cosines and Law of sines               Area and Compound TrigHomework: Complete the  handouts DeltaMathMonday, May 20 - The Ambiguous case and law of CosinesLO: You will be able to determine how many triangles are possible given 2 sides and one angleEssential Question: What arrangement of 2 sides and one angle Leads to the 'ambiguous case'?LO: You will be able to use the law of Cosines to find missing Measures on a triangle.Essential Question: How do we know when to use Law of Sines and when to use Law of Cosines?Hand outs:  Ambiguous Case                   Law Of CosinesHomework: Compete the handouts DeltaMath
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek16-may20-247
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/2904198065823950972013-05-29T11:17:26.880Z2013-08-20T16:33:06.124Z2013-08-20T16:33:06.121ZWeek 17 - May 28 - 31
 Friday, May 31 - Mock Regents Review, Correlation & Regression LO:  You will be able to determine the correlation coefficient of a 2-variable data set. Essential Question:  What does the correlation coefficient tell us about the usefulness of the line of best fit? Slides:  Correlation & Regression HW:  Find the correlation Coefficient From the data set on the last slide. Thursday, May 30 - Mock Regents Review & Sampling Bias LO: We will review yesterday’s mock Regents. Essential Question:  Do we know how much we don’t know? Questions Reviewed on the Regents (and possibly on tomorrow's Entrance Quiz):  #1, 3, 10, 16, 18, 27 Wednesday, May 29 - Mock Regents  January, 2012 Algebra 2 Trig Regents Exam Tuesday, May 28 - Inverse &  Direct Variation, Regents Test-taking Pro-tips LO:  YWBAT determine if two variables are directly or inversely related. Essential Question: How does direct variation affect how long I can go to college?  How does inverse variation affect how much money I can save by completing college in 4 years? Today's Handout:  Direct & inverse Variation Homework:  complete the Handout LO:  You will develop a checklist of things to do when sitting down to take the Regents. Essential Question:  What do I have to know, what do I have to remember, and what is given to me on the Algebra 2 Trig Regents?
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comweek18-may28-318
 If you missed this Saturday's class, you can complete the lesson by doing the following.In your notes, write the learning objective and essential question.Watch the following videos and take notes on all three:Complete the handouts:  Binomial Expansion Lesson Worksheet       Fill In the Blank Pascal's TriangleAnswer:  How is Q*Bert's path down the triangle similar to the right and left terms in a binomial expansion?LO:  You will be able to expand binomials of order 4 or greater.Essential Question:  What patterns can be found in the multiplication of binomials?
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comsaturdayclass-dec158
 Saturday, May 17 - Binomial ProbabilityLO: You will be able to determine the likelihood of a compound event.Essential Question: What kinds of events have only two possible outcomes?Essential Question:  How do words like exactly, at least, and at most change how we compute the probability of an event?  Handout: Binomial ProbabilityAdditional Resources:Khan Academy:Compound Probability of Independent EventsGetting At Least One HeadsExactly Three Heads in Five FlipsUsing the Binomial Probability Formula on the Regents Reference Sheet:  Computing Binomial Probabilities - YouTubeRegentsPrepBinomial Probability (Bernoulli Trials) - Exactly, At Least, At Most
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comsaturdayclass-binomialprobability2
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/30937954457306858792013-05-14T01:21:27.400Z2013-05-19T01:42:46.186Z2013-05-19T01:42:44.590ZWeek 15 - May 13 - 17
 Friday, May 17 - Test 7 Trig Equations and Graphing Trig FunctionsTest 7 Trig Equations and Graphing Trig Functions - Download, complete (show all work), and turn in by 9am Monday morning to earn as much as half the points you missed.Thursday, May 16 - Law of Sines 2 and test reviewLO: You will be able to apply the law of sines to missing sided or angles of a triangle.Essential Question: What are the conditions that allow us to use the law of sines?Review Materials:  Board's Up Review Game SlidesHomework: Review for test DeltaMathLesson B:  Geometric & Arithmetic SeriesLO: You will be able to find the sum of an arithmetic or geometric series.Essential Question: How did a 10 year old figure out the trick for quickly summing an arithmetic sequence?Hand out:  Sum of a Serieswednesday, May 15 - Substitution with equation and law of sinesLO: You will be able to determine how to use substitution to solve trig equationsEssential Question: is there faster ways to solve a trig equation?LO: You will be able to apply the law of sine to find missing sides or angles of a triangle.Essential Question: What are the conditions that allow us to use the law of sine?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, May 14lesson a:  Sum and Difference, Double Angle FormulasLO: You will be able to use sum & difference formulas to solve trig equationsEssential Question: how  helpful is the reference sheet in the back of the A2T regents exam?LO: You will be able to use Double Angle formulas to solve trig equations.Essential Question: how are the double angle formulas related to the sum & difference formulas?Handouts:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMath lesson B:  Arithmetic & Geometric SequencesLO: You will be able to write an explicit formula for a sequence.Essential Question: How can we distinguish Arithmetic from Geometric Sequences?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMathMonday, May 13 - Tan, Inverse, and Reciprocal FunctionsLO: You will to identify the graphs of reciprocal and inverse trig functionsEssential Question: Is tangent a periodic function?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMath
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek15-may13-1715
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/45947255139118109392013-05-07T00:53:25.068Z2013-05-14T01:31:36.191Z2013-05-14T01:31:33.849ZWeek 14 - May 6 - 10
 Thursday, May 9 - Graphing Sine and CosineLO: You will be able to graph Sine and Cosine functions.Essential Question: how is the unit circle related to the graphs of the trig functions?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMath Wednesday, May 8lesson a:  Graphing Sine and CosineLO: You will be able to write a trig function given it's graph.Essential Question: how  can we apply what we know about function transformations to graphs of trig functions?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMath lesson B:  Arithmetic and Geometric SequencesLO: You will be able to differentiate between arithmetic and geometric sequences.Essential Question: How do geometric sequences change?  How do Arithmetric sequences change?Hand out:  Arith Geo SequencesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, May 7 - Quadratic Trigonometric EquationsLO: You will to solve quadratic trigonometric equations.Essential Question: what do quadratics and quadratic trig functions have in common?Hand out:  Homework: Finish handout DeltaMathMonday, May 6 lesson a:  Simple Equations Pythagorean IdentityLO: You will be able to solve trigonometric equationsEssential Question: how can the unit circle help us solve trig equations?Hand out:  Simple equationsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMath lesson B:  Recursive SequencesLO: You will be able to evaluate recursive sequences.Essential Question: is it posible to find the 15th term in a recursive sequence without know the 14th term?Hand out:  Recursive SequencesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMath
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek14-may6-1010
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/27423617939558586472013-04-29T22:15:16.787Z2013-05-07T01:39:46.488Z2013-05-07T01:39:44.948ZWeek 13 - April 29 - May 3
 Friday, may 3 - MidtermHomework : Due Thursday, May 9th - Regents Packet #5Thursday, May 2 - CofunctionsLO: You will to use cofunctions to solve for an angle measure algebraically.Essential Question: where can we find cofunctions on the unit circle?Hand out:  CofunctionsHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathWednesday, May 1 - Reference AnglesLO: You will use reference angles to create equivalent trig functions with acute angles.Essential Question: why would we ever need to create equivalent acute trig functions?Hand out:  reference anglesHomework: Finish handout DeltaMathTuesday, April 30 - Trig Signs & Solving using the unit CircleLO: You will be able to determine which quadrant the terminal side of an angle is in, given the sign (+ or -) of its trig functionsEssential Question:  Why is it important to know the sign value of a trig function in a particular quadrant?LO:  You will use the unit circle to solve trig equations.Essential Question: How can the unit circle make doing these problems easier?Homework:  complete Both HandoutsDeltaMathAnnouncement: Quiz Tomorrow!  Be able to reproduce the unit circle (angles AND coordinates)Announcement 2: Test Thursday!!Monday, April 29 - Putting the Unit Circle to UseLO: You will be able to find the exact value of trig functions for those angles we find around the unit circle.Essential Question: How Does the Unit Circle allow us to be  more precise than we can be using a calculator?Homework: DeltaMath
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comweek13-april29-may39
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/66390636038510126082013-04-22T21:02:44.938Z2013-04-29T03:28:34.946Z2013-04-29T03:28:32.689ZWeek 12 - April 22 - 26
 Friday, April 26 - Special Right TriangleLO: You will be able to use the ratios of the sides of a special right triangles to fill in the points around the unit circle.Essential Question:  How is the unit circle connected to triangles?Handouts: Fill out the Unit Circle - Angles & CoordinatesHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutRegents packet #4 - due Friday, May 3Thursday, April 25 - Reciprocal FunctionsLO: You will be able to determine the ratios of all six trig functionsEssential Question:  What happens when we multiply reciprocal trig functions?  Or Since when were there six trig functions?Handouts: Reciprocal FunctionsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutWednesday, April 24 - Negative Co-terminal AnglesLO: You will be able to verify if two angles are "Co-terminal"Essential Question:  How many Co-terminal angles can an angle have?Handouts: Homework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutTuesday, April 23 - Unit CirclesLO: You will be able to find the length of an arc given the measure of the angle that subtends that arc.Essential Question:  How does arc length relate to radian measure?Handouts: Arc LengthHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutMonday, April 22 - Radians, Degrees, and "Useful" partitions of a CircleLO: You will apply radian and degree measures to break up a circle into “useful” sections.Essential Question: How are radians a more natural way of describing angle measure?Handouts: Homework:  Complete all 4 handoutsDeltaMath
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comweek12-april22-269
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/32395980512922372682013-04-16T03:00:41.487Z2013-04-25T00:10:38.357Z2013-04-25T00:10:36.761ZWeek 11 - April 15 - 19
 Friday, April 19 - RadianLO: You will be able to convert from degrees to Radians (and back).Essential Question: What is a radian?Handouts: Radian MeasuresHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutKhan Academy - basic trig function reviewthursday, April 18 - Log equationsLO: You will be able to solve log equations.Essential Question Why is there a restriction on the domain of a log function?Handouts: log equationsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the Handoutstudy for tomorrow's questWednesday, April 17 - Log PropertiesLO: You will be able to expand and condense log expressionsEssential Question: How are log properties related to exponent properties?Handouts: Homework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutTuesday, April 16 - Logarithms LO: You will be able to convert from an exponential to a logarithmic equation (and back).Essential Question What is the inverse of an exponential function?Handouts: Homework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3Monday, April 15 - Exponential word problemsLO: You will be able to solve exponential word problems.Essential Question How can we get "x" bt itself when "x" is an exponent?LO: You will be able to solve exponential equations by finding like bases.EQ:  How can rewriting an equation make a tough problem easy to solve?Handouts: Solving for like basesHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek11-april15-199
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/59252254238088144892013-04-09T02:10:20.579Z2013-04-15T23:33:05.451Z2013-04-15T23:33:04.028ZWeek 10 - April 8 - 12
 Friday, April 12 - Exponential FunctionsLO: You will be able to calculate the rate of growth or decay.Essential Question How do we model exponential growth and decay?Handouts: Exponential Growth & Decay     Exponential Function Word ProblemsHomework: DeltaMathComplete the HandoutsDue Wednesday, April 19 - Take-Home Regents #3Thursday, April 11 - Exponential Functions IntroLO: You will be able to Break apart the pieces of an Exponential Equation.Essential Question: How do we distinguish between Exponential Growth and Decay?Homework:  No New Homework.  Complete old DeltaMath assignments.Wednesday, April 10 - Quadratic Inequalities & Test ReviewLO:  You will be able to solve quadratic inequalities.Essential Question: What part of the graph paper is > the line y = 0?  What part is < the line y = 0?  What part is =0?Handouts:  Do Now        Quadratic Inequalities      Test reviewHomework:  complete the Quadratic Inequalities HandoutDeltaMathThe Test Review packet can be completed for up to 2 bonus points on tomorrow's testTuesday, April 9 - Completing the Square with sum and product of rootsLO: You will be able to calculate the product and the sum of the roots by the coefficients of a quadratic equation.Essential Question: How are the roots of quadratics related to the coefficients and constants of the equation itself?Handout:  Sum and Product of the rootsHW:  DeltaMathComplete the HandoutMonday, April 8 - Uses of Completing the SquareLO: You will be able to change a quadratic from standard to vertex form.Essential Question: What is the connection between Completing the Square and the Quadratic Formula?Handout:  Uses of Completing the SquareHW:  DeltaMathComplete the HandoutComplete the Derivation of the Quadratic formula that we started in class.
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comweek10-may8-1212
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/82759519531976876272013-04-03T23:53:25.240Z2013-04-07T23:36:41.516Z2013-04-07T23:36:39.289ZWeek 9 - April 3 - 5
 Friday, April 5 -  Completing the SquareLO: You will be able to Complete the Square of a Quadratic.Essential Question:  Can we solve a quadratic without setting it to Zero?Handouts:    Homework -  DeltaMathComplete the handouts
Thursday, April 4 - Vertex Form
• LO:    You will be able to graph a parabola (quickly) given its quadratic equation.
• Essential question: Where have we seen vertex form before?
• Lesson Slides  (Helpful if you were out today for the college trip)
• Homework:  Complete the handouts
• DeltaMath - 2 parts: 1)Discriminant and 2)Khan Academy (See link in DeltaMath)

Wednesday, April 3 -  Discriminant and Axis of Symmetry/Vertex recap
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek9-april3-57
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/21930250298313207012013-03-19T00:28:52.994Z2013-04-04T23:05:50.692Z2013-04-04T23:05:50.688ZWeek 8 - Mar 18 - 22
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek8-mar18-2210
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/4782017122534468772013-03-11T23:17:16.023Z2013-03-19T23:09:09.476Z2013-03-19T23:09:08.747ZWeek 7 - Mar 11 - 15
 thursday, March 14th - Factoring TrinomialsLO: You will be able to factor trinomials into two binomials.Essential Question:  What is the GCF of a trinomial?Handouts:  Factoring TrinomialsHomework:  DeltaMathComplete the Handout2009 Regents Sampler Multiple Choice Section (Due Monday, march 18th) Download:    2009 Regents Sampler        Wednesday, March 13th - Greatest Common Factor (GCF)LO: You will be able to find the Greatest common Factor of a polynomial.Essential Question:  How do we know if an expression is fully factored?Hand outs:  GCFHomework -  DeltaMathFinish all handoutTuesday, March 12th - Operation with Complex NumbersLO: You will learn how to do Operation with complex numbers.Essential Question:  How many number can be considered complex numbers?LO:  You will be able to multiple and divide complex numbers.Essential Question:  Why do we need to get i out of the denominator?Hand outs:  Operations with Complex Numbers    Rationalize Complex NumbersHomework -  DeltaMathFinish all handoutsMonday, March 11th - Rationalizing denominatorsLO: You will be able to rationalize denominators (and you will know what it means)Essential Question:  who thought up this rationalizing denominators thing anyway?And does it matter if there is a radical in the denominator?Hand outs:  Rationalize DenominatorsHomework -  DeltaMathFinish all handoutsNote book Check Tomorrow
Nigel Magsombolenmagsombol@gmail.comweek7-mar11-159
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/46522089369271556612013-02-26T02:23:55.915Z2013-03-09T23:05:34.112Z2013-03-09T23:05:32.013ZWeek 5 - Feb 25 - Mar 1
 Friday, March 1th - Rational ExponentsLO: You will be able to rewrite Rational Exponents.Essential Question: What is the difference between a root and a power?Handouts:  Rational exponents CW    Rational Exponents HWHomework:  DeltaMathComplete handouts.Exam 2 Review sheet Thursday, February 28th - Exponent LO: You will be able to simplify exponentsEssential Question: How is raising a number by a power the same as multiplying? Handouts:  Exponent rules     exponent partner activity      Exponent Regents QuestionsHomework:  DeltaMathComplete handout.Wednesday, February 27th - Operations with imaginary numbersLO: You will be able to perform  operations with imaginary numbers.Essential Question: How are imaginary numbers similar to variables? How are they different?Handouts:  Operations with iHomework:  DeltaMathComplete handout.Unit 1 Test - Complete the Post Exam Self AssessmentFinish desmos calculator art project.Tuesday, February 26th - Powers of iLO: You will be able to simplify powers of i.Essential Question: What is the pattern in the powers of i?Handouts:  Powers of i Table     Powers of i  Starter problems      Powers of i Regents ProblemsHomework:  DeltaMathUse Google  to find one Application of Imaginary Numbers in the Real World:  Be prepared to present your findings in class.Complete both handoutsUnit 1 Test - Complete the Post Exam Self AssessmentMonday, February 25th - Imaginary Numbers IntroductionLo: You will be able to take the Square Root of a Negative NumberEssential Question: Where do we see imaginary numbers in the real world?Handout: Simplifying negative radicalsHomework: DeltaMathWord wall - Enter your word into the online Glossary (see link at right)Desmos Graphing Assignment - Email your assignment to me by noon tomorrow (rothman.squared@gmail.com)
J Rothmanrothman.squared@gmail.comweek5-feb25-mar116
https://sites.google.com/feeds/content/nychscl.org/rothmath/25759721215353860652013-03-05T02:54:21.939Z2013-03-09T21:55:18.603Z2013-03-09T21:55:16.827ZWeek 6 - Mar 4 - 8