Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 5/7

We expanded on compound interest today, extending the concept to the idea of “compounding continuously,” which in turn led us to the fascinating mathematical constant of e. If you’re interested in learning more about e, click the link!

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  • Homework: HW 9.9 – Compounding Continuously
  • Notes
  • Lesson video 1 – The is the Numberphile video we watched in class, explaining what e is and some of the interesting things it does.
  • Lesson video 2 – Skip to the 14:30 mark for information on compounding continuously, but the first bit is a great review of other compound interest problems.

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Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 5/4

A special case of exponential functions today: Compound Interest

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Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 5/3

Continuing with the unit on exponential functions, today we spent some time working on creating functions that model real-world data.

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AP Statistics Assignment for 5/2

For Friday, you should get started on Practice Exam 2 from your review book. Specifically, you should get at least multiple choice questions 1-20 and free response questions 1, 2, 3 done.

We’re otherwise taking a break from review for the rest of this week to get started on final projects. You can find all information about the projects and expectations in the Google Drive folder here.

Intermediate Algebra 2 Assignment for 5/1

Our quiz on the unit so far will be tomorrow in class.

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Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 4/30

We will have a quiz on the first part of the unit (including simplifying expressions with exponents and on sketching the graphs of exponential functions) on Wednesday, May 2nd. We started reviewing for this quiz with a game of survivor.

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AP Statistics Practice AP Exam Information

Your practice AP exam is tomorrow, May 1st, at 8:00 am in the small gym. We will start promptly at 8, so don’t be late! Bring pens and pencils (though preferably just pencils) and your calculator. Bring nothing else.

Your grade on this exam will count towards your 4th marking period grade. There is not “final exam” component to your overall average; your final grade for the course is the average of the four marking periods.

Intermediate Algebra 2 Assignment for 4/27

Today, we revisited the exponential growth and decay functions we first saw with the M&Ms activity on Wednesday, and we formalized our notation and vocabulary a bit.

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Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 4/26

We reviewed our exponent laws today, and tonight is some practice of them.

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Intermediate Algebra Assignment for 4/25

We started Unit 9 today, a unit that is partially review and partially new content around exponential functions. Our first lesson used M&Ms to model exponential growth and decay. If you were in class today, you should finish the lab sheet for the activity. If you were not in class today, your homework is HW 9.1 – Investigating Exponential Functions

Intermediate Algebra 2 Assignment for 4/23

Your test on Unit 8 is tomorrow. By now, you have been given two review assignments. Their answers can be found below. Work on these, plus some additional IXL review to prepare for tomorrow’s test.

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