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Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Prealgebra
Recommended: 8th, 9th
Course Description: Students will engage in real world and handson problem solving while using their developing skills in algebra. Students will learn new material through animations, videos, reading, and guided practice. The topics covered in this course include: real numbers, algebraic expressions, graphing to solve inequalities and absolute value, graphing to solve linear equations, systems of equations, factoring polynomial equations, relations and functions, quadratic equations, radical and rational expressions and equations, and probability. Students will also do timed PSAT practice questions.
Notes: The text for each lesson is also available in Spanish.
Materials:
 Basic Supplies List (There are no lapbooks in this course.)
 tape measure
 patience as several of these resources are slow to load
Lesson 1* (Note that an asterisk * indicates that there is a worksheet in this Lesson)
Welcome to your first day of school! I wanted to give you one important reminder before you begin. Many of your lessons below have an internet link for you to click on. When you go to the different internet pages for your lessons, please DO NOT click on anything else on that page except what the directions tell you to. DO NOT click on any advertisements or games. DO NOT click on anything that takes you to a different website. Just stay focused on your lesson and then close that window and you should be right back here for the next lesson. Okay?
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 *Print out your first quarter grading sheet or use the Excel version. Save this sheet and record your scores.
 Watch the presentation introducing algebra.
 Read the topic text (#4 in the list).
 Do the practice and review. They are both on the link above.
 Read the definitions and solve the crossword puzzle.
 Watch the presentation on “Why and When” and read the topic text.
 This is the end of your work for this course for your first day. You are allowed to move at your own pace (this is homeschooling), but it’s intended you complete one lesson a day.
Lesson 2
 Do all of the available parts of the lesson on approaching problems.
 Remember that the topic text is always available for reminder, review, help, or to learn the lesson if that is easier for you than the video.
Lesson 3
 Do the warmup, presentation, worked examples as necessary and practice for solving equations.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
Lesson 4
 If you want to move more quickly, DO NOT do the review on the same day as the lesson. The point of putting the review on the next day is to try to force the information into your longer term memory instead of using it only in your short term memory (which would allow you to easily forget it and leave it behind). If you want to move on, after a review lesson, you can start the next lesson. You could do the whole thing or just watch the presentation. Then the next day you could use the text and worked examples. You can find what groove works best for you.
 Do the review from solving equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Go through this lesson on exponents to refresh your memory on the topic.
 If it were 2 to the third power, what would the answer be?
 8
 2 x 2 x 2 = 4 x 2 = 8
 If it were 2 to the third power, what would the answer be?
 Play Connect Four with equations. Click on twostep equations. (Here’s a walk through of onestep equations. Here’s practice with twostep equations. Make the blocks on the scales match the expression. If the expression says 3x + 1 on one side, drag three x blocks and one 1 block onto the scale on the same side.)
 Almost every other lesson is a review lesson. It gives two days to learn each new lesson. Make sure you get 100% on the lesson before you move on. There will also be another review activity on these days to have more practice on other topics from the course.
 Early in the course, these lessons may go by quickly because it is probably going to be a bit easy for you.
Lesson 5
 Do the warmup, presentation, worked examples as necessary and practice for solving multistep equations.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
Lesson 6
 Do the review from solving multistep equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Go through this lesson on radicals to refresh your memory on the topic. If you need more help/practice…
 Do some equation solving.
 You could get a head start on the next lesson by watching the presentation.
Lesson 7
 Do the warmup, presentation, worked examples as necessary and practice for writing expressions and equations.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
Lesson 8
 Do the review from writing expressions and equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Watch the Order of Operations video.
 Try some problems. If you need more of a reminder on how to do it, check it out at Khan Academy.
Lesson 9
 Do the warmup, presentation, worked examples as necessary and practice for solving for a specific variable.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
Lesson 10
 Do the review from solving for a specific variable.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Read the lesson on properties of addition and do the guided practice. Then check your answers. (right below it)
Lesson 11
 Do the warmup and presentation for absolute value. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
Lesson 12
 Do the review from absolute value.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. I don’t need to keep saying it, do I? You know the rules. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Read the lesson on properties of multiplication and do the guided practice. Then check your answers.
Lesson 13
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving absolute value equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer (1 or 2 tries). There were twelve all together. You can see them in the list on the result page.
 Divide the total by two. Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems.
 Complete the practice.
Lesson 14
 Do the review from solving absolute value equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Read over these statements of equality.
 Match the terms and their definitions.
Lesson 15
 Use the tutor simulation to build a swimming pool.
Lesson 16
Lesson 17
 Create a proposal. Write it or create a presentation like described in the project assignment.
 Present your proposal. If you wrote a proposal, present it without reading it.
 Record 5 points for completion.
Lesson 18
 Watch the presentation for inductive patterns. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer.
Lesson 19
 Do the review from inductive patterns.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play Absolutely.
Lesson 20
 Do the warmup and presentation for representing patterns. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice. (ANSWER CORRECTION: one problem says both charts represent, only chart B represents the equation)
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 21
Lesson 22
 Do the warmup and presentation for representing functions and relations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 23
 Do the review from representing functions and relations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Can you figure out these problems using the distributive property? Of course you can; just use your brain.
Lesson 24
 Do the warmup and presentation for domain and range. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 25
 Do the review from solving for domain and range.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Simplify some fractions. (Do you need a video on fractions?)
Lesson 26
 Do the warmup and presentation for proportional functions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 27
 Do the review from proportional functions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Find some equivalent fractions. (Do you need a fraction review video?)
Lesson 28
 Do the warmup and presentation for linear functions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 29
Lesson 30
 Do the warmup and presentation for nonlinear functions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 31
Lesson 32
 Complete the tutor session on snowboarding.
Lesson 33 Roller coaster project
 You will be working on a roller coaster project over the next 4 lessons.
 Let’s look at a sample graph for a roller coaster. Looking at this diagram and using what you have learned so far about functions and equations, can you identify which areas of track might be described by proportional, linear, and nonlinear functions? (This is NOT asking you to write complicated functions. Can you identify an area that would be proportional? linear? nonlinear?)
 Do this worksheet to practice using an algebra function to solve a problem. This is also giving you an idea of how to graph a drop section of a roller coaster!
 You can check your worksheet answers.
 You can read over and start planning ideas for your project. You will be drawing/designing a roller coaster. You will be using the Dream Scream Machine worksheet to help you write a function for the tallest drop of your roller coaster. You can also look at this grading rubric to see how it will be graded.
Lesson 34
 Do this worksheet to practice applying algebra functions to roller coasters. This worksheet is a further look into functions of the drop portion of a roller coaster. In part 1 you will substitute times into the drop function to find the height at that portion of the drop.
 You can check your worksheet answers.
 Read over the project again and start planning your project.
 Requirements:
 Completed worksheets (demonstrating you understand algebraic functions applied to roller coasters)
 Poster showing your roller coaster (at least two hills and a loop), information about the highest drop, labels showing sections of various function types (proportional, linear, nonlinear)
 Draw out your roller coaster. There needs to be at least two hills (for one of which you will be writing a function for the drop) and a loop. You do not need to write functions for the other portions of this roller coaster. You DO need to identify if there are areas that would be linear, nonlinear, or proportional.
 Written report. Write a onepage paper that answers the questions from the Dream Scream Machine worksheet and discusses how your roller coaster uses functions. You do not need to know the equations for all the functions your roller coaster uses, but you should be able to identify which type of function describes specific sections of track (proportional, linear, nonlinear). Include graphs, tables (like the table from the worksheet), and equations (the equation for your highest drop) to support your discussion.
 This grading rubric will be used to score your presentation.
Lesson 35
 Work on your project.
 Requirements:
 Completed worksheets (demonstrating you understand algebraic functions applied to roller coasters)
 Poster showing your roller coaster (at least two hills and a loop), information about the highest drop, labels showing sections of various function types (proportional, linear, nonlinear)
 Written report. Write a onepage paper that answers the questions from the worksheet and discusses how your roller coaster uses functions. You do not need to know all the functions your roller coaster uses but you should be able to identify which type of function describes specific sections of track (proportional, linear, nonlinear). Include graphs, tables, and equations to support your discussion.
 This grading rubric will be used to score your presentation.
Lesson 36
 Finalize your project and present it.
 Requirements:
 Completed worksheets (demonstrating you understand algebraic functions applied to roller coasters)
 Poster showing your roller coaster (at least two hills and a loop), information about the highest drop, labels showing sections of various function types (proportional, linear, nonlinear)
 Written report. Write a onepage paper that answers the questions from the worksheet and discusses how your roller coaster uses functions. You do not need to know all the functions your roller coaster uses but you should be able to identify which type of function describes specific sections of track (proportional, linear, nonlinear). Include graphs, tables, and equations to support your discussion.
 Use this grading rubric to score your presentation.
Lesson 37
 Do the warmup and presentation for rate of change and slope. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 38
 Do the review from solving for rate of change and slope.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Find the pattern. Choose level 12 and then click on Genius before you look at it. If you are stuck, click on the Very Hard, etc.
Lesson 39
 Do the warmup and presentation for intercepts of linear functions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 40
 Do the review from solving for intercepts of linear functions.
 You could take a screen shot of your review exercise and even print out a page of topic text to show what materials you used.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Try writing a few expressions. Scroll down to the exercise.
Lesson 41
 Do the warmup and presentation for graphing equations in slopeintercept form. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
 You can print graph paper if you would like to use it.
 You could save some graphs for your portfolio.
Lesson 42
Lesson 43
 Do the warmup and presentation for slope form and standard form. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 44
Lesson 45
 Do the warmup and presentation for parallel lines. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
STOP
Time for a report card and portfolio/records updating.
Portfolio/records: In your portfolio you should include a couple of your assignments from this quarter. You could take screen shots of different quizzes/exercises. Keep any written work. Keep your papers neat.
This is how you find your grade: add up all the grades you have been recording for this quarter. Add up your scores and write that number down.
Divide your score by total possible. Move the decimal point over two places to the right. In the next box over, write the number in front of the decimal (something between 1 and 100). This is your percent grade. In the next box over, write your letter grade. Anything starting with a 9 is an A. Anything starting with an 8 is a B. Anything starting with a 7 is a C and so forth. If you have everything perfect, then your grade is 100. That’s an A too.
Your goal is to get an A for the course at the end of the year. Go back and look at where you lost points. What can you do to avoid losing those points in the next quarter?
Lesson 46(*)
 (*)Print out your next second quarter grading sheet or use the Excel version.
 Do the review from parallel lines.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Combine like terms.
Lesson 47
 Do the warmup and presentation for perpendicular lines. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 48
 Do the review from solving for perpendicular lines.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. I hope you are following the rules. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Shoot the target using slope. You’ll enter the slope as a decimal. 0.10 is one tenth. 0.75 is three fourths, etc.
Lesson 49
 Complete the music downloads activity.
Lesson 50

Complete the community service project. (You don’t actually have to do the project; you just have to plan it. But you could do it!)
 You will have a written and oral presentation of your findings.
 Read the problem. (There are links for suggestions. They are not working. Here are two of them: one two. You can search online for others, or just come up with your own.
 Read the rubric. You will score up to 8 points; 4 for the written content, and 4 for the oral presentation.
 You have four days. Reread the directions and make a list of everything you need to do. Make a plan for how you are going to finish on time. It’s okay to get ahead of schedule, but not behind.
Lesson 51

Complete the community service project. (You don’t actually have to do the project; you just have to plan it. But you could do it!)
 You will have a written and oral presentation of your findings.
 Your last lesson is Lesson 53.
Lesson 52

Complete the community service project.
 You will have a written and oral presentation of your findings.
 Your last lesson is Lesson 53.
Lesson 53

Complete the community service project.
 Present your findings.
 Score your project.
 Give yourself 10 points for completing this assignment on time.
 Score the different portions of your project according to the rubric.
 Record your score out of 18.
Lesson 54
 Collect five sets of Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures from five different locations. (Vary the locations so that you have a wide range of represented temperatures.)
 Plot them on a graph with Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures on the x and y axis.
 Find the slope of the line.
 Solve the conversion formula for C. °C x 9/5 + 32 = °F
 Enter a Fahrenheit temperature into the formula and see if it equals what was given on the site for the Celsius temperature.
 Do the opposite and start with a Celsius temperature.
 Record 10 points for completion. If you didn’t complete all the parts, go back and complete it! There’s no reason not to!
 Work neatly and save this in your portfolio.
Lesson 55
 Take this quiz.
 Record your score as extra credit.
 Complete this height project. (This is an archive link. It will be slow to load.)
 Try to get at least 4 girls/women and 4 boys/men, including yourself.
 Complete parts 1 and 2.
Lesson 56
 Complete your height project from Lesson 55.
 Take graph paper and put a project title on it.
 Make two tables of data, one for the boys and one for the girls.
 Graph the three equations for each set of data. You can make two graphs (one for boys and one for girls) and use different colors for the three different equation lines.
 Use your graphs to predict the heights of your parents (or other adults you measured). Measure their real heights and see how close they came.
 Write a paragraph summary of what you did, what seems to be the best equation for predicting height and why.
 Score up to 5 points for two tables and three equations.
 Score up to 5 points for your paragraph. Make sure you followed all of the directions.
 Record your score out of 10.
 You can include this in your portfolio.
Lesson 57
 The SAT is a test you’ll take in 11th grade. It is required by colleges. You will need a good score to show the college of your choice that you will be a good student. A good score also shows that you’ve been learning something and not just home playing video games.
 In 10th grade you can take a practice test called the PSAT. Some schools give full scholarships to students who score very high. That could save your parents $100,000! So do your best 🙂
 When you take the PSAT or SAT, you need to know how to play the game. It’s a bit of a game and knowing the rules will help you win.
 You get 1 point for each correct answer. You get zero points for anything left blank. You lose a quarter of a point if you get one wrong. So it’s not a good idea to just guess. If you can eliminate at least one answer, then your odds of guessing the right one increase, and statistically speaking, it’s in your favor to guess. If you can eliminate two or more of the answers, then you really should guess at the answer. Of course it’s best to know the answer!
 NOTE! As of 2015 the PSAT is eliminating the penalty for a wrong answer. So it is best to guess if you don’t know! Don’t leave any answers blank.
 NOTE! As of 2016 the SAT is eliminating the penalty for a wrong answer. That means you should never leave an answer blank. Just guess if you don’t know.
 Try these PSAT math practice questions. There are explanations below.
 Here’s another reason not to cheat. The truth has a way of making itself known. If your PSAT/SAT scores don’t match up with your grades, everyone will know something is up. Just copying answers won’t help you learn anything and it will eventually show if you aren’t learning.
Lesson 58
 The PSAT and the SAT are also timed tests. You have to stop when time is up. Give it a try.
 Give yourself thirty minutes to complete this test. Read the directions below before you begin.
 Get the timer ready and then begin. If you have time left over, go back and look over your answers to make sure you are happy with them.
 Don’t flip out if you feel like you don’t know something. Use your brain. Look at the question. Look at what you do know. Look at the answers for what is reasonable .
 Record your score out of 15 (1/2 point each).
Lesson 59*
 *Print a bubble answer sheet. Print 5 or 6 to have on hand.
 Try a set of PSAT practice questions.
 You may use a calculator.
 Get the timer ready for twenty minutes and then begin. If you have time left over, go back and look over your answers to make sure you are happy with them.
 Check your answers.
Lesson 60*
 *Print a bubble answer sheet if you don’t have one already.
 Try one more set of PSAT practice questions.
 You may use a calculator.
 Get the timer ready for fifteen minutes and then begin. If you have time left over, go back and look over your answers to make sure you are happy with them.
 Check your answers.
Lesson 61
 Do the warmup and presentation for writing, solving and graphing inequalities in one variable. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
 You can print graph paper if you would like to use it.
Lesson 62
 Do the review from writing, solving and graphing inequalities in one variable.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Complete this exercise called Trick or Treat.
Lesson 63
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving and graphing absolute value inequalities. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 64
 Do the review from solving for solving and graphing absolute value inequalities.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Practice turning words into mathematical expressions.
Lesson 65
 Do the warmup and presentation for writing and using inequalities. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 66
 Do the review from writing and using inequalities.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Go through the lesson on inequalities and do the practice problems.
Lesson 67
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving and graphing linear inequalities in two variables. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 68
 Do the review for solving and graphing linear inequalities in two variables.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Solve the two example problems.
 Solve these example problems.
Lesson 69
 Complete the skateboarding activity.
Lesson 70
 You are starting a business project that you will present at the end of Lesson 74. You can look at the checklist so you have an idea of what you will be expected to have.
 You are owner of a small factory and you have equipment set up capable of making the following products. You will be working over the next few days to determine how many units you will need to produce to earn a specific profit goal. You will ultimately need to create visual aids and graphs to explain your decision for units of production.
 Listed below are the products and the cost to produce one unit.
Product  Cost to Produce One Unit 
Wobbly Shades  $3.75 
Moon Slides  $15.35 
Ribbit Snacks  $1.25 
Pillow Frills  $7.25 
Book Cuddler  $4.55 
Burrito Bundler  $3.75 
Banana Masher  $2.68 
Elephant Teether  $5.98 

 Choose a product to produce.
 Determine the minimum sales price needed to cover the cost to produce the item. You will make an inequality statement showing the possible values for a sales price. Display this inequality on a number line.
 Now you are going to create a graph of the profit as a function of units sold.
 If you want to earn a profit of at least $500, how many units would you need to sell.
 Profit = (sale price – cost to produce) x units
 What might be a maximum sales price? What is the highest you think the public would be willing to pay to purchase the product? For the purposes of this assignment, your maximum sales price should not be more than 2.5 times the production cost. Create an equation and a graph for that price, again using $500 for the profit goal. (You can graph it on the same graphing sheet so you can easily compare them.)
 Create function tables for each equation to show the profit at 3 different levels of production.
 Choose a product to produce.
Equation:  Equation:  
X value  Y value  X value  Y value  
Lesson 71
 In this lesson, you will choose a different product and repeat the process from the previous lesson.
 Develop your inequality to determine minimum sale price.
 Decide on a potential maximum sale price.
 Create equations for both the minimum and maximum sales prices.
 Create function tables for both the minimum sales price equation and the maximum sales price equation.
Lesson 72
 In today’s lesson you will be making 2 variable equations. You will use $500 as the overall profit goal.
profit per unit x units of product X + profit per unit x units of product Y ≥ profit goal For example, if I chose Wobbly Shades at a sales price of $5.75 and Ribbit Snacks at a sales price of 2.75, my equation would be
2x + 1.5y ≥ 500
 For example, if I chose Wobbly Shades at a sales price of $5.75 and Ribbit Snacks at a sales price of 2.75, my equation would be
 You will need to graph this. You will need to change your equation into y ≥ mx +b format.
 Using my example again:
2x + 1.5y ≥ 500
2x 2x
1.5y ≥ 2x + 500
÷1.5 ÷1.5
y ≥ 4/3 x + 1000/3
 Using my example again:
 Graph this equation. This graph will give you possible x and y values.
 Create a function table to show 3 possible units of production levels for your x value (product X) and your y value (product Y) that would allow you to earn the $500 profit goal.
Lesson 73
 Today you will create a presentation for your production line choice. Use this as your checklist of what you need to do. Then, when you give your presentation, give this checklist to your audience for them to evaluate your project.
Lesson 74
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving systems of linear equations with graphing. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
 You can print graph paper if you would like to use it.
Lesson 75
 Do the review from solving systems of linear equations with graphing.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on solving absolute value equations.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to five correct.
 Here’s a video to review if you need it.
Lesson 76
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving systems of equations with substitution. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 77
Lesson 78
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving systems of linear equations by elimination. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 79
 Do the review from solving systems of linear equations by elimination.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on solving systems of equations using the elimination method.
 Keep going until you do four completely correctly. Score a point for each X and Y in those equations that you solved correctly.
 Record your score out of 8.
Lesson 80
 Do the warmup and presentation for rate problems. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 81
 Do the review from rate problems.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Write three rate word problems and solve them.
Lesson 82
 Do the warmup and presentation for mixture problems. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 83
 Do the review from mixture problems.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Write three mixture word problems and solve them.
Lesson 84
 Complete the tutor session on mixing punch.
Lesson 85
 Start the Say What? project. Read over it today to get an idea of what the project requires.
 You will have a written and an oral presentation of your findings.
 Read the rubric. You will score up to 8 points; 4 for the written content, and 4 for the oral presentation.
 You have four days. Read the directions and make a list of everything you need to do. Make a plan for how you are going to finish on time. It’s okay to get ahead of schedule, but not behind.
 You need to choose ONE of the domain/range sets. You will use the set you choose to make a story line. (Problem 1)
Ex: I’m going to choose this set.
 Decide what the x values represent and what the y values represent. Make up data tables and a graph for your story line. (Problem 2)
Ex: I’m going to imagine that I own a restaurant and I’m buying new uniforms for the staff. I have 10 staff members. There are two options I’m considering for uniforms. One option is $63/person. The other is $88/person. My domain (xaxis) will be number of employees. My range will be cost of uniform.  You can use this program to create a graph instead of the one suggested in Problem 3. If there are other programs you are more familiar with, you can use those. Excel and similar spreadsheet based programs can create graphs. (another graphing alternative). You can handdraw your graph if you’d like.
 Problem 4 asks you to find the equation of the lines you have graphed.
Remember: Find two points on one of your lines. Using those 2 points, find the slope. Find the yintercept (the value of y when x is zero). Once you have the slope and yintercept, you can find the equation.  Write your story line and algebraic question. (This is your opportunity to be creative and maybe even make light of some of the algebra questions you have come across.)
 Prepare an oral presentation. You will want to have visual aids to present as well, for example, a poster with your graphs.
 You need to choose ONE of the domain/range sets. You will use the set you choose to make a story line. (Problem 1)
Lesson 86
 Continue the Say What? project.
 Remember, you need:
 You need to choose the domains/ranges you will use to make a story line. (Problem 1)
 Decide what the x values represent and what the y values represent. Make up data tables and a graph for your story line. (Problem 2)
 You can use the program suggested in Problem 3 to create a graph. If there are other programs you are more familiar with, you can use those. Excel and similar spreadsheet based programs can create graphs.
 Problem 4 asks you to find the equation of the lines you have graphed.
 Write your story line and algebraic question. (This is your opportunity to be creative and maybe even make light of some of the algebra questions you have come across.)
 Prepare an oral presentation. You will want to have visual aids to present as well, for example, a poster with your graphs.
 Remember, you need:
Lesson 87
 Continue working on the Say What? project. It is due tomorrow! Are you on track?
 You will have a written and an oral presentation of your findings.
 Read the rubric. You will score up to 8 points; 4 for the written content, and 4 for the oral presentation.
 You need to choose the domains/ranges you will use to make a story line. (Problem 1)
 Decide what the x values represent and what the y values represent. Make up data tables and a graph for your story line. (Problem 2)
 You can use the program suggested in Problem 3 to create a graph. If there are other programs you are more familiar with, you can use those. Excel and similar spreadsheet based programs can create graphs.
 Problem 4 asks you to find the equation of the lines you have graphed.
 Write your story line and algebraic question. (This is your opportunity to be creative and maybe even make light of some of the algebra questions you have come across.)
 Prepare an oral presentation. You will want to have visual aids to present as well, such as a poster with your graphs.
Lesson 88
 The Say What? project is due today.
 Score the written content and the oral presentation using the rubric provided in the project. The maximum points for this is 8 points (4 for the written content, and 4 for the oral presentation).
 Give yourself 10 points for completing this assignment on time.
 Record your score out of 18.
Lesson 89
 Do these three sets of review exercises. Work to get a perfect score. Use the links to go over the material again if necessary.
Lesson 90
 Do these three sets of review exercises. Work to get a perfect score. Use the links to go over the material again if necessary. Topics: Nonlinear functions, perpendicular lines, solving and graphing linear inequalities in two variables
STOP
Time for a report card and portfolio/records updating.
Portfolio/records: In your portfolio, you should include a couple of your assignments from this quarter. You could take screen shots of different quizzes/exercises. Keep any written work. Keep your papers neat.
This is how you find your grade: add up all the grades you have been recording for this quarter. Add up your scores and write that number down.
Divide your score by total possible. Move the decimal point over two places to the right. In the next box over, write the number in front of the decimal (something between 1 and 100). This is your percent grade. In the next box over write your letter grade. Anything starting with a 9 is an A. Anything starting with an 8 is a B. Anything starting with a 7 is a C and so forth. If you have everything perfect, then your grade is 100. That’s an A too.
Your goal is to get an A for the course at the end of the year. Go back and look at where you lost points. What can you do to avoid losing those points in the next quarter?
Lesson 91(*)
 (*)Print out your next third quarter grading sheet or use the Excel version.
 Watch the presentation for the rules of exponents. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer.
Lesson 92
 Do the review from the rules of exponents.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Have some more practice.
 Play “What’s More?“ Do 15 levels.
Lesson 93
 Do the warmup and presentation for scientific notation. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 94
 Do the review from scientific notation.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. No cheating. Solve each problem completely and correctly for the half point extra.
 Can you do these scientific notation problems?
 Play system solver. Choose level 3 and do at least three rounds.
Lesson 95
 Do the warmup and presentation for simplifying expressions with exponents. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 96
 Do the review from simplifying expressions with exponents.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Find the like terms.
 Solve the equations. For the first one swap the sign from minus to plus. 49 + 7m = 14
Lesson 97*
 *Print out this worksheet to take notes while watching the video on the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Take the quiz.
 Record your score out of 10. (Take two points off for any incorrect.)
Lesson 98
 Do the warmup and presentation for applications of the Pythagorean Theorem. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 99
 Do the review from applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Solve the inequalities.
Lesson 100
 Do the warmup and presentation for simplifying radical expressions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 101
 Do the review from simplifying radical expressions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Do the absolute value inequality problems.
Lesson 102
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving radical equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 103
Lesson 104
 Do the warmup and presentation for applying radical equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 105
 Do the review from applying radical equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play with these graphs and observe.
 Now play with the straight line graph calculator.
Lesson 106
 Do the warmup and presentation for fractional exponents. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 107
 Do the review from fractional exponents.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play with this geometric proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. What does it show?
Lesson 108
 Complete the tutoring simulation on calculating miles.
Lesson 109 (Materials: tape measure)
 Select three rectangles to measure. After measuring the length and width of each, use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of the diagonal. Then measure the actual distance of the diagonal. How accurate were your calculations compared to your measurements?
 Choose at least two bigger rectangles like a table or door. (Don’t just do three books.) Make sure you are able to measure the diagonal. You could use string to measure and then measure the string. (This activity idea is from the NROC course.)
 Score up to 6 for three measurements and three calculations.
 Record your score out of 6.
Lesson 110*
 *Print a bubble answer sheet if you don’t have one already.
 You have 20 minutes to do these PSAT practice problems: set 1 and set 2.
 Get the timer ready and then begin.
 Check your answers.
Lesson 111*
 *Print a bubble answer sheet if you don’t have one already.
 You have 20 minutes to do these PSAT practice problems: set 1 and set 2.
 Get the timer ready and then begin.
 Check your answers.
Lesson 112
 What does mono mean?
 Do the warmup and presentation for multiplying and dividing monomials. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 113
 Do the review from multiplying and dividing monomials.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take a listen to this music. There are 16 counts, 16 beats. How many beats per minute? The page shows the amount of time for the clip as 11.813 seconds. Figure it out and then check your answer. (Answer: about 81)
Lesson 114
 Do the warmup and presentation for applications of the polynomials. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 115
 Do the review from applications of the polynomials.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on solving absolute value inequalities.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to five correct answers.
 Here’s a video to review if you need it.
Lesson 116
 Do the warmup and presentation for adding and subtracting polynomials. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 117
 Do the review from adding and subtracting polynomials.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on radical expressions.
 Record your score out of 5. (potential for extra credit)
 Here’s a video if you need review.
Lesson 118
 Do the warmup and presentation for multiplying polynomials. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 119
 Do the review from multiplying polynomials.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play the exponent game.
Lesson 120
 Do the warmup and presentation for special products of polynomials. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 121
Lesson 122
 Complete the tutoring session on Roman numerals and polynomials.
Lesson 123
 Do the warmup and presentation for factoring and the distributive property. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 124
 Do the review from factoring and the distributive property.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Play polynomials at bat. Read the directions.
Lesson 125
 Do the warmup and presentation for factoring trinomials by grouping 1. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 126
 Do the review from factoring trinomials by grouping 1.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Simplify the radicals. Do numbers 48 and score up to five points for up to five correct answers.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Here’s a video if you want review on this.
Lesson 127
 Do the warmup and presentation for factoring trinomials by grouping 2. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 128
Lesson 129
 Do the warmup and presentation for factoring by special products. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 130
 Do the review from multiplying polynomials.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz and multiply the binomials.
 Record your score out of 5. (1/2 point for each question)
 Here’s a video if you need the review.
Lesson 131
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving quadratic equations by factoring. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 132
 Do the review from solving quadratic equations by factoring.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play Match the Factors.
Lesson 133
 Complete the tutoring session on perfecting the long kick in soccer.
Lesson 134
 You’ve finished another grading period. Let’s do another review. There will be a final exam at the end of the course.
 Do these three sets of review exercises. Work to get a perfect score. Use the links to go over the material again if necessary.
Lesson 135
 Do these three sets of review exercises. Work to get a perfect score. Use the links to go over the material again if necessary.
STOP
Time for a report card and portfolio/records updating.
Portfolio/records: In your portfolio you should include a couple of your assignments from this quarter. You could take screen shots of different quizzes/exercises. Keep any written work. Keep your papers neat.
This is how you find your grade: add up all the grades you have been recording for this quarter. Add up your scores and write that number down.
Divide your score by total possible. Move the decimal point over two places to the right. In the next box over, write the number in front of the decimal (something between 1 and 100). This is your percent grade. In the next box over write your letter grade. Anything starting with a 9 is an A. Anything starting with an 8 is a B. Anything starting with a 7 is a C and so forth. If you have everything perfect, then your grade is 100. That’s an A too.
Your goal is to get an A for the course at the end of the year. Go back and look at where you lost points. What can you do to avoid losing those points in the next quarter?
Lesson 136(*)*
 (*)Print out your fourth quarter grading sheet or use the Excel version.
 Do the warmup and presentation for graphing quadratic equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 *Do you need more graph paper?
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 137
 Do the review from graphing quadratic equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Find the equation of the line. (The slope is rise/run. Say, “Rise over run, we’re gonna have fun.” ‘Cause math is fun like that.)
Lesson 138
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving quadratic equations by completing the square. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 139
 Do the review from solving quadratic equations by completing the square.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on factoring the differences of squares.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to five correct answers.
 Here’s a video if you need review.
Lesson 140
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving quadratic equations using the quadratic formula. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 141
 Do the review from solving quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on factoring trinomials.
 Score up to 5 points for up to five correct answers.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Here’s a video if you need review.
Lesson 142
 Do the warmup and presentation for applications of quadratic functions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 143
 Do the review from applications of quadratic functions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on factoring perfect square trinomials.
 Record your score out of 5. (1/2 point for each question)
 Here’s a video if you want review.
Lesson 144
 Do the warmup and presentation for systems of nonlinear equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 145
 Do the review from systems of nonlinear equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take another quiz on factoring trinomials.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to five correct answers.
 Here’s a video if you want review.
Lesson 146
 Complete the tutoring session on rocket trajectory.
 Video break.
Lesson 147
 Do the warmup and presentation for simplifying rational expressions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 148
 Do the review from simplifying rational expressions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Play Jeopardy just choose the first column, simplifying rational expressions.
Lesson 149
 Do the warmup and presentation for multiplying and dividing rational expressions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 150
 Do the review from multiplying and dividing rational expressions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on the quadratic formula.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to give correct answers.
 Here’s a video if you want review.
Lesson 151
 Do the warmup and presentation for adding and subtracting rational expressions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 152
 Do the review from adding and subtracting rational expressions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on parabolas.
 Record your score out of 5 for up to five correct answers.
 Here’s a video if you want review.
Lesson 153
 Do the warmup and presentation for solving rational equations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 154
 Do the review from solving rational equations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take the quiz on completing the square.
 Score up to 5 points for up to five correct answers.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Here’s a video if you want review
Lesson 155
 Do the warmup and presentation for applying rational expressions. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 156
 Review with the topic text.
 Do the review from applying rational expressions.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
Lesson 157
 Complete the tutoring session on conserving water.
Lesson 158
 Do the warmup and presentation for number sets. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 159
 Do the review from number sets.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score. You may add a half point for any newly correct answers if you can correctly solve them now and haven’t just cheated.
 Solve this puzzle. Which two of these painters working together would paint the room in three hours?
 Peter paints a room in 5 hours.
 Paul paints it in 6 hours.
 Neil paints it in 7.5 hours.
 Mary paints it in 3.75 hours.
 (This puzzle is from NROC algebra course. Hint: If it takes Bob 3 hours to paint a room and it takes Jeff 5 hours to paint the same room, how many hours would it take if the two painters work together? Many students will attempt to take an average and come up with an answer of 4 hours, but 4 hours doesn’t make sense. Why would it take longer than Bob working alone? Surely the two painters would complete the room in less than 3 hours. Find the rate at which each painter paints.)
 Answer: (Peter and Neil, 1/5 per hour + 2/15 per hour = 1/3 of a room per hour or 1 room per three hours)
Lesson 160
 Do the warmup and presentation for understanding logical statements. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 161
 Do the review from understanding logical statements.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Take a look at the diagram on this page. Make sense of it. 🙂 You can read this page for examples and help in understanding it.
Lesson 162
 Do the warmup and presentation for inductive reasoning. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 163
Lesson 164
 Do the warmup and presentation for deductive reasoning. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 165
 Do the review from deductive reasoning.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
Lesson 166
 Do the warmup and presentation for events and outcomes. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 167
 Do the review from events and outcomes.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play Bargain Time. If you are ever on Let’s Make a Deal and you have three doors to choose from to find a prize, did you know you should always switch your choice? Why? Play with probability.
Lesson 168
 Do the warmup and presentation for probability of independent events. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 169
 Do the review from probability of independent events.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Play Probability Fair.
Lesson 170
 Do the warmup and presentation for permutations and combinations. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you.
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 171
 Do the review from permutations and combinations.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Your final will be on Lesson 180. Here’s a study packet for you. It covers a few things we didn’t, so don’t worry about those. Don’t worry about those. Also, probability will not be on your final.
Lesson 172
 Do the warmup and presentation for probability of dependent events. Use the worked examples and topic text to help you. (Note: The answer for “probability that both are hearts” question in 3 is not a fully reduced fraction.)
 Complete the practice.
 Record your score out of 6 for the practice problems. You get a point for any you get correct before it shows you the answer. Divide the total by two.
Lesson 173
 Do the review from probability of dependent events.
 Record your score out of 5.
 Review as directed if you missed any. Then you may retake the review at this point for a new score.
 Keep reviewing for the final.
Lesson 174
 Complete the tutoring session on probability game design.
Lesson 175(*)
Lesson 176
 You can use this test as an example of your final. Only work on problems through number 42. The answers are at the end.
Lesson 177
 This is a good place for review. You can try the problems on the worksheets and then watch the videos if necessary in order to see the answers, or try the quizzes if you think you got it.
 If that link ever stops working, here are those same videos on YouTube.
Lesson 178
 You’ve got videos, a study packet and all the resources in this course. Study!
Lesson 179
 You’ve got videos, a study packet and all the resources in this course. Study!
Lesson 180*
 *Print your answer sheet.
 Take your final exam. Do through number 45.
 Check your answers. (Scroll to the end. The answers are on page 35.)
 Add 5 points to your score.
 Record your score out of 50.
 You can include this test in your portfolio.
 Figure your course grade. Enter on your fourth quarter grading sheet your total score for each quarter. Divide by the total score from all four quarters. That can be your grade, but I also think you can award up to half of the grade for completing the daily assignments. Then you would take the grade you just calculated, divide it in half and add it to 50, or whatever grade you deem appropriate. Example of the scoring calculation:
 four quarters total: 126 + 115 + 110 + 233 = 584 (sample numbers, not reflective of this course)
 dividing by total possible 584 669 = .87 * 100 = 87%
 dividing in half for being worth half the grade: 44%
 100% completion of daily assignments, readings, homework, etc.
 Half of that 100% for being worth half of the final grade: 50%
 Final grade would be: 50 + 44 = 94%, A
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Summer School: If you want to practice for the PSATs, here is one place to do it.
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