Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Homework and Update 10-25-16

1st: Today we talked about the importance of linear algebra and discussed examples and real-world applications. 2,5: Students are working on multiplication and division of rational numbers. Fifth period has a pink sheet of 30 problems due tomorrow. 6th: We … Continue reading

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Homework and Update 10-17-16

For all classes: Consider this problem but please don't discuss it with anyone until we've had our class discussion. The question is used in Daniel Kahneman's book, “Thinking, Fast And Slow“: The Bat and Ball Problem If a baseball and … Continue reading

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Frursday Update

1st: Students corrected a proportions paper today and worked on a scale model story problem called Antonio's Castle. On Monday we will be working on a formative assessment on proving proportionality and solving for a missing value in a proportion. … Continue reading

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Homework and Update 10-11-16

1st: We have been studying ratios and related problems. Tomorrow students will practice evaluating if two ratios are proportional. We will also be using algebraic techniques to solve for a missing value in a proportion. 2nd: Today we reviewed adding … Continue reading

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Homework and Update 10-7-16

1st Period: Students have worked on multiplying and dividing rational numbers this week. On Monday we will take a formative assessment on this skill. Formative assessments are not entered into a grade book but kept in a database and are … Continue reading

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Homework 10-6-16

1st: 1-20 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers. 21-30 are challenge problems and will be extra credit if correct. 2nd and 5th: Update. We have been studying adding and subtracting ratonal numbers with signs. Today we did in-class practice and Friday … Continue reading

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