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PreCalculus Honors 20232024
Week 34
Week 33
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
5/6 
Mon 
Area Approximations Using Finite Rectangles 

Practice Problems 
Finish Worksheet! 
5/7 
Tues 
More work with
area approximations and "n" rectangles
Accumulation Functions and the 2nd Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 
Accumulation Functions and the 2nd Fundamental
Theorem of Calculus 


5/8 
Wed 
Riemann Sums and Infinite Rectangles 
Power Point 


5/9 
Thurs 
More work with
area approximations and "n" rectangles 


Find the area
under
y = x^{2} + x + 1
using "n" rectangles 
5/10 
Fri 
AP US History Exam 



Week 32
Week 31
Week 30
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
4/8 
Mon 
Optimization  Track/ Football
field Question 
Field Space Problem 


4/9 
Tues 
Optimization Harder Problems
Practice 
Level Two Problems 


4/10 
Wed 
Review for Optimization Test 

Review
Sheet
Review Sheet Answers 
Finish as much of Review Sheet as you can 
4/11 
Thurs 
Go over MixedUse Level Two
Problems (Shipping/Trucking, Burying PowerLines, etc) 

Review
Sheet
Review Sheet Answers 
Cylindrical Can with volume of 27 cubic cm. Height is always 2 times
diameter. What is the minimum surface area?
Answer 
4/12 
Fri 
Test 
Optimization 



Week 29
Week 28
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
3/25 
Mon 
Introduction to Relative Extrema 
Overhead 

Finish y = x^{3} 12x^{2} + 36x 
3/26 
Tues 
Continue Relative Extrema  Trig and
Fractional Exponents 
Overhead 
Assignment
Worksheet 
Finish 25 Point Assignment 
3/27 
Wed 




3/28 
Thurs 
No School  Easter Break 



3/29 
Fri 
No School  Easter Break 



Week 27
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
3/18 
Mon 
Graphing 
Rational Functions  Points of NonDifferentiability, etc 
y = 8
4  x^{2
}Answer 

y =
2x^{2} 8
x^{2
} 16
Answer
Extra Practice Question
Also practice: y = x^{4}  10x^{2} + 25 
3/19 
Tues 
Polynomial Graphs Rational Functions
and Fractional Exponents 
y = (x4)^{2/3} 

y = (x + 2)^{1/3} 
3/20 
Wed 
Fractional Exponents and Derivatives that
Require Common Denominators 
Problems from Chalkboard 

Finish problem #3 from board
y = 2x + 3x^{2/3} 
3/21 
Thurs 
Review for Polynomial
Graphing Test 
Extra
Questions and Answers 
Review Sheet
Answers 
Finish Questions
Study!! 
3/22 
Fri 
Test 
Polynomial Graphing 



Week 26
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
3/11 
Mon 
Review for Related Rates Test 

Review Sheet
Answers 
Finish Odd Questions 
3/12 
Tues 
Extra Day of Review for Related Rates Test 

Review Sheet
Answers 
Study! 
3/13 
Wed 
Test  Related
Rates 



3/14 
Thurs 
Introduce Graphing Polynomial Functions 
Power Point y = x^{3}12x^{2}+36x 

Graph:
y = x^{3}27x+10 
3/15 
Fri 
Continue Graphing 
Classwork 
y = x^{3} + 6x^{2
y = }x^{4}  4x^{3} 

y = x^{3}  9x^{2} + 24x  7
CW and HW Answers 
Week 25
Week 24
Week 23
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
2/12 
Mon 
Techniques of
Differentiation Power Rule and Chain Rule 
Techniques Power Point 
Power Rule Practice 
Red Textbook Exercise Set 3.5 #s 2, 6, 9, 11, 18,
31
This Link #s 3, 9, 11, 15, 17, 20 
2/13 
Tues 
No School 
Snow Day 



2/14 
Wed 
Techniques of
Differentiation  Product Rule and Quotient Rule 
Practice Questions
Practice Answers 

Red Textbook Exercise Set
3.3
#s 15, 17, 21, 28
This Link
Practice Questions 19 odd, and 11a, 11b, 13a 
2/15 
Thurs 
Mixed Practice: 5
Techniques of Differentiation 



2/16 
Fri 
Quiz:
Techniques of Differentiation 



Week 22
Week 21
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
1/29 
Mon 
More Visual Limits, 
Limit Overheads 

Exercise Set 2.4 #s 10,13
This link #2,4.6.7.8
This link # 1,13 
1/30 
Tues 
Begin Algebraic Limits 
Algebraic Limit Notes 

Exercise Set 2.5
#s 115 odd and #s 37,41
This link #s 3, 5,7,9,11,13 
1/31 
Wed 
Practice Algebraic Limits 

Algebraic
Limit Practice 1
Algebraic Limit Practice 2 
Red Textbook Exercise Set 2.5
#s 14,16,17
This link #s 121 odd, 24,26
This link #s 7,9
For the links, always do the "Practice Questions"
NOT the "Notes" questions 
2/1 
Thurs 
Algebraic Infinity Limits 
Infinity
Limits PowerPoint 
Infinity
Limits Practice 
Red Textbook Exercise
Set 2.5
#s 1929 and 5156
This Link #s 127 odd 
2/2 
Fri 
Go over any Infinity Limit Questions
Multiple Representation of Limits
Types of Discontinuities
Defining Continuity
Removing Discontinuities 

WORKBOOK LINK
HERE 
Workbook
Practice Problems:
Section 1.9 #s 2,5,9
Section 1.10 #s 4,6,7
Section 1.11 #s 1,5,9
Section 1.13 #s 4,6 (Challenge #10) 
Week 20
Week 19
Week 18
Week 17
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
1/1 
Mon 
No School 
Happy New Year! 



1/2 
Tues 
Begin Systems of Equations 
Class Problems 

Page 646
#s 15, 19 
1/3 
Wed 
Continue 3x3 Systems of
Equations
Class Assignment 

25 Point Systems Class work 
25 Point Assignment Due Tomorrow 
1/4 
Thurs 
Mr. Izzo  Jury
Duty
Work on projects 


Projects Due Tomorrow 
1/5 
Fri 
Introduce 4x4 Systems of
Equations 
Class Problem 
25 Point 4x4 Classwork
Assignment 
25 Point 4x4 Assignment Due Before 1st bell tomorrow 
Week 16
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
12/18 
Mon 
Review for Trig Applications Quiz
Work on Stadium Project 

Review Sheet 
Study!!
Here are
review
sheet answers! 
12/19 
Tues 
Work on Stadium Project 



12/20 
Wed 
Continue
Review for Trig Applications Quiz 

Review Sheet 
Study!!
Here are
review
sheet answers! 
12/21 
Thurs 
Quiz 
Trig Applications 



12/22 
Fri 
Work on Stadium Project 


PROJECT DUE FRIDAY, JANUARY 5th!!! 
Week 15
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
12/11 
Mon 
More practice with RPM
conversions 
Linear and Angular Speed Power
Point 


12/12 
Tues 
Group Assignment 
Linear Speed, Angular Speed, Area of a Sector of a Circle, and
Revolutions per minute. 

Group Assignment 
Linear Speed, Angular Speed, Area of a Sector of a Circle, and
Revolutions per minute 
Finish Group Assignment 
12/13 
Wed 
Trig Review: Pythagorean Theorem, SohCahToa,
Law of Sines, Law of Cosines 


Page 510
#s 11,18,19
Page 518
#s 2,6,19,20 
12/14 
Thurs 
More Work with Law of Cosines 
Power Point  Law of Cosines 

Page 511
#s 24,26, 29 part "d" only
Page 519520
#s 32, 38
Why does #38 seem stupid? 
12/15 
Fri 
Heron's Formula,
Practice Law of Sines and Law of Cosines 
Power
Point  Heron's 

Finish ALL slides from today's Power Point 
Week 14
Week 13
Week 12
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
11/20 
Mon 
AP Practice Questions that can be done knowing only PreCalculus 
2012 AP AB Multiple Choice
2013 International Practice Exam 

2012 AP AB Multiple Choice
#s 9, 21, 77
2013 International Practice Exam
# 9 
11/21 
Tues 
Trivial Pursuit! 



11/22 
Wed 
No School 
Happy Thanksgiving 



11/23 
Thurs 
No School 
Happy Thanksgiving 



11/24 
Fri 
No School 
Happy Thanksgiving 



Week 11
Week 10
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
11/6 
Mon 
Conic Sections Project
Presentations 



11/7 
Tues 
No Students 
Election Day 



11/8 
Wed 
Logarithmic/Exponential Conversions 
Logarithmic WarmUp 

Page 372373
#s 6,9,36,47, 
11/9 
Thurs 
Growth and Decay Questions 
Exponential Application Power Point 

Do problem from last slide on today's PowerPoint 
11/10 
Fri 
No School 
Veterans Day 



Week 9
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
10/30 
Mon 
Review for Conic Section Quiz 

Review Sheet 
Review Sheet Answers
and Study! 
10/31 
Tues 
Last lesson for project:
 Cutting Domains

Draw and Text Commands 


"Cut" all of your conic sections on your calculator 
11/1 
Wed 
Quiz
 Conic Sections 


Projects Due Monday! 
11/2 
Thurs 
Last Class Day to Work on Projects 


Projects Due Monday! 
11/3 
Fri 
Conic Sections Group Activity 


Projects Due Monday! 
Week 8
Week 7
Week 6
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
10/9 
Mon 
No School 
Columbus Day 



10/10 
Tues 
Begin Graphing Unit II:
Parabolas and Absolute Value Functions 
Overhead 1
Overhead 2 


10/11 
Wed 
Continue Graphing Parabolas and
Absolute Value Functions 
Overhead 1
Overhead 2
Overhead 3 


10/12 
Thurs 
Continue Graphing Parabolas and
Absolute Value Functions
Introduce Greatest Integer Functions 
Overhead 4
Overhead 5 

Create a step or greatest integer function based off of a reallife
situation. 
10/13 
Fri 
Composite Functions 
fog(x), gof(x), Domain and Range 
Overhead 1
Overhead 2 
Composition of Functions Worksheet 
Math Meet Monday!!
Cafeteria 2:053:00pm

Week 5
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
10/2 
Mon 
Rational Expressions  Oblique
Asymptotes 
Oblique
Power Point 

Page 322
# 53 
10/3 
Tues 
Oblique Asymptotes  Day 2 
Oblique Practice
Questions 

Problems 2 and 3 from today's overhead 
10/4 
Wed 
Day 1 Review for Polynomial Graphing
Test  Work on Odds 

Review Sheet 
Finish Odd Numbered Questions on Review Sheet
Here are the
ANSWERS
for the odd numbered questions 
10/5 
Thurs 
Day 2 Review for Polynomial Graphing
Test  Work on Evens 

Review Sheet 
Study!
Here are the
ANSWERS
for the even numbered questions 
10/6 
Fri 
Test 
Graphing Rational Expressions 



Week 4
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
9/25 
Mon 
No School 
Yom Kippur 



9/26 
Tues 
Continue Graphing Polynomial Functions 
Review for Test 
Polynomial Roots Extra Practice 
Polynomial Review Sheet 
Study for quiz!
There's a mistake on the Review Sheet  Question # 6 should say
p(x) = x^{4} – x^{3}  7x^{2 }+ x + 6
I fixed it on the review sheet if you want to redownload
Extra
Long Division Problem:
x^{4} + 6x^{3}  5x^{2} + 3x + 4
÷
(x  2) 
9/27 
Wed 
Test 
Polynomial Roots and Graphing 



9/28 
Thurs 
Begin Graphing Rational
Expressions 
Rational
Expressions Power Point (Pages 3 and 4) 

Finish Rational Graphing Questions on Last Slide of PowerPoint 
9/29 
Fri 
Practice Rational Graphs with
Asymptotes 

Rational Graphs Practice 
Finish ALL 5 questions from the rational
graphs practice
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Also, Txtbk Page 322
#s 33,35 
Week 3
Week 2
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
9/11 
Mon 
Continue
Reviewing
Summer Assignment 


Test on Review Material  Friday, September 15
Make sure you are comfortable
with Review Packet numbers 5584) Work on any
you are unsure of and ask questions tomorrow 
9/12 
Tues 
Continue
Reviewing
Summer Assignment 


Test on Review Material  Friday, September 15
Make sure you are comfortable
with Review Packet numbers 85108) Work on any
you are unsure of and ask questions tomorrow 
9/13 
Wed 
Continue
Reviewing
Summer Assignment 


Test on Review Material  Friday, September 15
Make sure you are comfortable
with Review Packet numbers 109140) Work on any
you are unsure of and ask questions tomorrow 
9/14 
Thurs 
Continue
Reviewing
Summer Assignment
Last day to ask questions! 


Test TOMORROW on Review Material  Friday, September 15 
9/15 
Fri 
Test 
Review Material from last year 



Week 1
Date 
Day 
Topic 
Notes 
Handouts 
Homework 
9/4 
Mon 
No School 
Labor Day 



9/5 
Tues 
No Class 
Superintendent's Conference Day 



9/6 
Wed 
No Class 
Superintendent's Conference Day 



9/7 
Thurs 
Intro to Class
Review
Summer Assignment  Algebra and
Logs 
Parent Letter 
Course Syllabus 
Get 5 Subject Notebook and
Folder
Have Parents Sign and Print
Parent Letter
Make sure you are comfortable
with Review Packet Pages 1 and 2 (This is numbers 127) Work on any
you are unsure of and ask questions in class tomorrow

9/8 
Fri 
Continue
Reviewing
Summer Assignment 


Test on Review Material  Friday, September 15
Make sure you are comfortable
with Review Packet Pages 3 and 4 (This is numbers 2854) Work on any
you are unsure of and ask questions Monday 

