Monthly Archives: March 2011

Day 135 and 136 – March 28, 29

Algebra 1a: CST Review Square Roots: The `sqrt(25) = 5`. The `sqrt(5)` can be approximated as somewhere between the `sqrt(4)` and the `sqrt(9)`. `sqrt(9)=3` `sqrt(5) = ?` `sqrt(4)=2`, so `sqrt(5)` is closer to `sqrt(4)` than `sqrt(9)`.  A good guess could … Continue reading

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Day 134 – March 25

SNOW DAY #5

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Day 132 and 133 – March 23, 24

Algebra 1a: Chapter 9, Lesson 2, page 405. Compound Sentences Conjunctions and Disjunctions are like Intersections and Unions (respectively) from lesson 9-1. A disjunction of 2 statements is formed by connecting them with the word “or”. A disjunction is true … Continue reading

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Day 130 and 131 – March 21, 22

Snow Days #3 and #4!

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Day 128 and 129 – March 17, 18

Algebra 1a: Chapter 9, Lesson 1, page 400. Sets, Intersections and Unions A set is a well-defined collection of objects called members or elements. Roster notation LISTS the members of the set. Set-Builder Notation gives a DESCRIPTION of how the … Continue reading

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Day 127 – March 16

Algebra 1a Benchmark #6 – Chapter 8 TODAY!

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Day 125 and 126 – March 14, 15

Algebra 1a: Chapter 8 REVIEW! Make sure that you review: 1. Motion Problems REMEMBER, diagrams are great to get you to understand what you are looking for. The tables in the book are also good techniques. The more pictures or … Continue reading

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Day 124 – March 11

Algebra 1a: Chapter 8 Review Review of Benchmark #6 began today and continues on Monday. Make sure your questions on the review are covered and you know HOW to solve these! Ask questions!

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Day 122 and 123 – March 9, 10

Algebra 1a: Chapter 8, Lesson 6, page 387. Digit and Coin word problems. Just remember to write the coin problems with the d (dime), q (quarter), n (nickel) preceeded by the value of the coin remembering that the d, q … Continue reading

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Day 120 and 121 – March 7, 8

Algebra 1a: Chapter 8, Lesson 5, page 380. Motion Problems D-R-T Problems (otherwise known as DIRT problems). `D` is the distance, `R` is the rate (or speed like miles per hour [mph] or kilometers per hour [kph] or feet per … Continue reading

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