By Wednesday, read over the chapter Ants in Labyrinths, from Ivars Peterson’s The Mathematical Tourist. As usual, make a note of questions you have and passages you think are significant.

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/26, plus Test Warning

Read pages 121-130, finishing Chapter 5.

From pages 133-136, do exercises 28, 32, 40, 44, 45

**Your test on Unit 1 will be on Thursday, September 29.** You should start your review now: pages 139-146, exercises 5, 6, 7, 8, 18, 19, 21, 31, 32f, 33

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/26

Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 10 – Translating English to Math (pages 49-50). You may omit questions 1g, 1h, and 1i. **Note that we are skipping all of lesson 9.**

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed Notes Sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
**I.1 – Write variable expressions**- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
**I.4 – Write variable equations**- V.1 – Exponents with integer bases
- V.2 – Exponents with decimal and fractional bases
- V.4 – Multiplication with exponents
- V.7 – Power rule
- V.8 – Evaluate expressions involving exponents
- Z.6 – Multiply a polynomial by a monomial
- Z.8 – Multiply two binomials
- Z.10 – Multiply polynomials
- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/23

Read pages 114-121 (up to “Z in Reverse”)

From pages 132-133, do exercises 15, 18, 20, 22, 23, 26

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/23

We had a Mastery Quiz in class today. If you didn’t finish it in class, finish the pieces you were given to take home over the weekend. This is in addition to the weekend’s homework: Why Couldn’t the Chicken Find Her Egg?

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
- V.1 – Exponents with integer bases
- V.2 – Exponents with decimal and fractional bases
- V.4 – Multiplication with exponents
- V.7 – Power rule
- V.8 – Evaluate expressions involving exponents
- Z.6 – Multiply a polynomial by a monomial
- Z.8 – Multiply two binomials
- Z.10 – Multiply polynomials
- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# Fractals & Chaos Assignment for 9/22

Work on the front of the Number Patterns in the Square Carpet worksheet I handed out at the end of the period today. We’ll expand a bit more on fractional dimension tomorrow.

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/22

Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 8 – More Complex Equivalency (pages 41-42)

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed Notes Sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
- V.1 – Exponents with integer bases
- V.2 – Exponents with decimal and fractional bases
- V.4 – Multiplication with exponents
- V.7 – Power rule
- V.8 – Evaluate expressions involving exponents
**Z.6 – Multiply a polynomial by a monomial****Z.8 – Multiply two binomials****Z.10 – Multiply polynomials**- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/22

From chapter 5, read pages 107-114 (stop at the section titled “When is a Z-Score BIG?”). There will be a reading quiz tomorrow asking for your answer to the Just Checking questions in this reading.

From pages 102-103, do exercises 31, 35

On page 131, do exercises 1, 3, 5

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/21

**Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 7 – Exponents as Repeated Multiplication (pages 37-38).**

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed Notes Sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
**V.1 – Exponents with integer bases****V.2 – Exponents with decimal and fractional bases****V.4 – Multiplication with exponents****V.7 – Power rule****V.8 – Evaluate expressions involving exponents**- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/21

Complete the Chapter 4 Investigative Task. As before, your response should be completed in a Google Document and submitted to me (bkirk@icsd.k12.ny.us) by the beginning of class tomorrow. Please name your file appropriately. The file name should have the format “LastName.FirstName.Ch4InvTask”. For example, mine would be “** Kirk.Benjamin.Ch4InvTask**“.

I recommend using Plotly to make your graphs. There are some general recommendations and instructions here: Using Plotly. Ms. Seifert also made a very good video to step you through the process of making parallel boxplots. You can watch her video here.

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/20

Today’s homework is some additional practice on the Mindful Manipulation from Lesson 6 of the unit. Work on the Mindful Manipulation Extra Practice sheet, which includes an opportunity to make your own mindful manipulation puzzles! Make them as tricky as you want; you’ll be quizzing each other tomorrow. You could even try to stump me!

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/20

From Chapter 4, read pages 83-90 and 93-95 (skip the section on re-expressing data)

From pages 100-102, do exercises 20, 26, 27

Read over the Chapter 4 Investigative Task. We’ll talk about any questions you have about it tomorrow, then look at a useful online graph-making tool.

Here is the classwork sheet: Mooseburgers & McTofu

# Algebra 1 Warmups for 9/19

There are several small objects hidden in the images linked below. Click on them as you find them. Can you find them all? (check the names and pictures boxes for a list of the objects hidden!)

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/19

**Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 6 – Seeing Structure in Expressions (pages 33-34). You may skip all of exercise 5 if you so choose.**

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed notes sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
- AA.1 – GCF of monomials
- AA.2 – Factor out a monomial
- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/19

Read pages 60-71 from the textbook (finishing chapter 3)

From pages 74-78, do exercises 11, 21, 23, 25, 37

We’ll need the Student Survey Data one last time today.

# Fractals & Chaos Assignment for 9/16

Complete the Pascal’s Triangle task again using numbers divisible by 3, 4, 5, 6, or 9, depending on how they were assigned to you in your group. Use the unnumbered version again for best results.

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/15

**Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 5 – Equivalent Expressions (pages 29-30). You may skip part i of exercise 1 and all of exercise 4.**

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed notes sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)

- B.1 – Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers
- B.2 – Order of operations with integers
- B.3 – Evaluate variable expressions involving integers
- C.3 – Unit rates
- E.3 – Unit prices with unit conversions
- I.2 – Simplify variable expressions involving like terms and the distributive property
**AA.1 – GCF of monomials****AA.2 – Factor out a monomial**- Relevant modules from other grade levels

# AP Statistics Assignment for 9/16

Read some more of Chapter 3: pages 51-60 (up to the section on Standard Deviation)

From pages 74-78, do exercises 14, 18, 36, 41

# Fractals & Chaos Assignment for 9/15

On the Blank Fine Pascal’s Triangle template, work on creating the “Mod 2” fractal: Shade in every cell that would be even. Use the Numbered version as a guide to start you off on the unnumbered version. You should see a familiar pattern emerge.

# Algebra 1 Assignment for 9/15

**Today’s homework is for Unit 1, Lesson 4 – The Distributive Property (pages 25-26)**

- Blank notes/hw (pdf)
- Completed notes sheet (pdf)
- Lesson video (YouTube)

**Cumulative IXL Review Modules** (new additions are in **bold**)