- 1: 1/28-2/15
- 1/27/00
- order of operations
- distance between 2 points
- slope

- 2/1/00
- graphing lines, parabolas
- distance between 2 points
- slopes of lines

- 2/3/00
- writing and graphing equations of lines
- graphing parabolas
- evaluation of function, ex.: f(3)
- calculator graphing and ZOOM, WINDOW, TABLESET, and TABLE

- 2/8/00
- basic functions-- square root, identity, ...
- curve shifting y = f(x - h) + k
- sketch (accurate labeled brief picture) vs.

graph (accurate point-plotted and generalized)

- 2/10/00
- basic functions
- curve shifting & graphic composition of basic function

- 2/15/00
- graph, domain, range. identity function, reciprocal function, square root function, argument, radicand
- curve shifting
- evaluation of functions
- expanding a binomial

- 2: 2/17-2/22
- 2/17/00
- The greatest integer function, window, ZOOM
- function vs. relation
- step function
- calculator graphing in connected vs dot mode
- using TRACE and ZOOM to find roots on the graphing calculator
- not displaying a stored function

- 2/22/00
- polynomial, asymptote
- odd and even functions
- basic polynomial functions
- composition of functions

- 3: 2/24-3/2
- 2/24/00
- 2/29/00
- questions on odd, even functions
- questions on inverse functions

- 4: 3/7-3/16
- 3/7/00
- distance as a function of time
- a volume function

- 3/9/00
- an area formula/function
- solving equations graphically
- solving w/TI83 and TI85-86 calculators
- polynomial solver
- types of solutions of any equation

- 3/14/00
- quadratic formula, discriminant, real number, rational number
- Using the calculator to complete the quadratic formula

- 3/16/00
- Solving absolute value equations
- expanding a binomial
- extraneous roots

- 5: 3/29-4/6
- 3/29/00
- Solving systems of equations graphically
- Graphing absolute value inequalities

- 4/4/00
- Solving polynomial, linear , quadratic equations

- 4/6/00
- end behavior, zeros,
- See "A Line Dilated by A Line Yields A Quadratic" at dilation
- See how Polynomial Graphs are dilations of lines and quadratics.
- Solving equations w/pencil & paper techniques.

- 6: 4/13 - 4/20
- 4/13/00
- end behavior and polynomial & rational functions

- 4/18/00
- 4/20/00
- evaluating functions with a calculator
- using the the division algorithm to graph polynomial functions
- Graphing polynomial functions

- 7: 4/25 - 4/27
- 4/25/00
- Evolution of numbers, read
Imaginary Numbers Are Not Imaginary.

- COMPLEX NUMBER -- solves all ax² + bx + c = 0
- a + bi, where a is not 0, b is not 0, where i² = -1
- a + bi, where a is 0, b is not 0, where i² = -1 -- These are pure
- IMAGINARY
- a + bi, where a is not 0, b is 0, where i² = -1 -- These are pure
- REAL NUMBER -- solves x² - 4 = 0
- IRRATIONAL -- solves x² = 3
- RATIONAL -- solves 4x = 3, x² = 4
- INTEGER -- solves x + 4 = 3
- WHOLE NUMBER -- solves x + 4 = 4
- NATURAL NUMBER
- -- solves x + 4 = 6

- Evolution of numbers, read
Imaginary Numbers Are Not Imaginary.
- 4/27/00

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