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College Algebra

 

Week of 

Oct. 18

 

Objective

 

Activity

 

Method

 

Assessment

Monday

Chapter 3.1 - Quadratic Functions

Discuss the characteristics of parabolas and how to graph them.

Lecture

 

Group Discussion

Section 3.1 and 3.2 Homework, due Sunday (10/24) at 

11:59 PM.

 

Chapter 2 Test Wednesday (10/20) and Thursday (10/21).

Tuesday

Chapter 3.1 - Quadratic Functions

 

Chapter 3.2 - Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs

Finish discussing 3.1 if needed.

 

Identify characteristics of graphs of polynomial functions, namely, end behavior.

 

Use factoring to find zeros of polynomial functions and identify multiplicities of zeros. 

Lecture

Section 3.1 and 3.2 Homework, due Sunday (10/24) at 

11:59 PM.

 

Chapter 2 Test Wednesday (10/20) and Thursday (10/21).

Wednesday

Chapter 2 Test Part 1

Chapter 2 Test Part 1

Chapter 2 Test Part 1

Chapter 2 Test Part 1

Thursday

Chapter 2 Test Part 2

Chapter 2 Test Part 2

Chapter 2 Test Part 2

Chapter 2 Test Part 2

Friday

Chapter 3.2 - Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs

Use factoring to find zeros of polynomial functions and identify multiplicities of zeros. 

 

Use the intermediate value theorem to help find solutions of polynomial functions. 

 

Understand the relationship between degrees of polynomials functions and how many turning points their graphs can have.

Lecture

Section 3.1 and 3.2 Homework, due Sunday (10/24) at 

11:59 PM.