Notes: Tuesday 4/8 there will be no class since I have a performance commitment in New York and won’t be able to make it back until that afternoon. My apologies. For those of you who wish to improve your scores…

Notes: Tuesday 4/8 there will be no class since I have a performance commitment in New York and won’t be able to make it back until that afternoon. My apologies. For those of you who wish to improve your scores…

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Notes: Due to STAR testing this coming Tuesday 4/1, class will run 10:45-11:45 in order to insure that everyone has enough time to get from the testing site to class without feeling rushed. I will be at the cottage at…

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Date: Week: Sections: 3/18/2014 10T 11.1 Simplifying Radical Expressions 11.2 Operations with Radical Expressions 3/21/2014 10F 11.3 Radical Equations 3/25/2014 11T 11.4 The Pythagorean Theorem 3/28/2014 11F 11.5 The Distance Formula 11.6 Similar Triangles 4/1/2014 12T 12.1 Inverse Variation 4/4/2014…

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Notes: I highly recommend viewing the Khan Academy videos on Ch. 11-4, the Pythagorean Theorem. I’ve also worked out a few problems from Ch. 11-4 to supplement what we discussed in lecture; #16 & 22 can be viewed here, #30…

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Videos (optional/participation): [Ch. 11-1] Simplifying Square Roots (5.5 minutes) [Ch. 11-1] How to Rationalize a Denominator (10.5 minutes) [Ch. 11-1] Multiply and Simplify a Rational Expression 1 (4.5 minutes) [Ch. 11-2] Subtracting and Simplifying Radicals (5.5 minutes) [Ch. 11-2] Adding…

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Notes: Congratulations on getting through another test! I’ll have them graded as soon as I can. We didn’t get through all of Ch. 10-6 last Friday, but I’ve written up examples of the problem types we didn’t cover. They’re also…

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Notes: As discussed in class, our test covering Ch. 8.5-10.4 will be this coming Tuesday, March 18th. I will be available for tutoring at the Benicia Public Library on Monday 3/17 at 1pm-2pm and 7:30pm-8:30pm, in addition to Tuesday 3/18…

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Notes: As discussed in class, our test covering Ch. 8.5-10.4 will be on Tuesday, March 18th. The review problems that will be due on Tuesday are listed at the end of this post so you can use them to guide…

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Notes: As discussed in class, our quiz has been moved to this coming Tuesday, March 11th, and our next test has been moved to the following Tuesday, March 18th. My website and regular email address are working again, but it…

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Notes: As discussed, our quiz covering Ch. 8.5-9.6 is this Friday, March 7th, and our test covering Ch. 8.5-10.4 will be next Friday, March 14th. Per your requests in class, I’ve had a look at my schedule and I’m able…