Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Chapter Tests

Here are the links to the chapter tests.

Do your very best!! Show all of your work!!

Course 2 Click Here

Pre-Algebra Click Here

Chapter Reviews

Here are the reviews from class. I am posting these because we have had so many absences. If you have missed class or missed the review, use these before you take the test. The rectangles (blue/yellow) are what originally covered the answers, I just moved them so you can see the answers. Please come see me if you need/want help working ANY of these problems out.

Course 2: (Click to make them bigger)

Pre-Algebra: (Click to enlarge the pictures)

Monday, January 28, 2013

1/28 Assignments

Course 2: Lesson 3B: Area and Perimeter of Similar Figures

Below you will find a copy of today's notes from class. We worked many problems together. Each student had 2-3 problems to work on their own. Homework: Pg 301 #1-10 all

Pre-Algebra: 6-8 Dilations

This is a fun, geometric lesson! We used graph paper to draw figures and their image based on a given scale factor.  Below you will find the copy of the notes taken n class. Homework: Pg 314 #5-14 all

There have been many, many students out with illness these past couple weeks. Please let me know if you have missed a lesson and need help with anything! I have copies of many notes from the last week; I am happy to share them.

Tomorrow, we are working on reviewing the entire chapter to prepare for our test on Thursday. I am going to try to figure out a way to post the chapter reviews tomorrow. Stay tuned!

As always, if you have questions, comments, or concerns just contact me!

Challenge Problem

Good luck!  Answers due on Friday!

The Johnson family has three sons, Billy, Tommy, and Bobby.  Billy is as old as Tommy and Bobby together.  Last year, Tommy was twice as old as Bobby was.  In two years, Bill will be twice as old as Tommy is now.  How old is each son?

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Mid-Chapter Quizzes!

Use the following links to access the appropriate mid-chapter quiz.

Course 2 - click here:

Pre-Algebra - click here

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Happy Friday! How about some Extra Credit?

I'm so excited about Friday that I decided to give you all another chance for some extra credit. Remember to answer, just email or Facebook me the answer. You can also bring it on paper to class!

Course 2: 
Give me a real world example (outside of math class) when you could use proportions.

What is the difference between being precise and being accurate (think about your lab from class today).

Challenge Problem 1/14-1/18

Remember to turn in your answer by Friday, and don't forget your name!

A certain number of passengers board a cruise ship in Miami.  When the ship reaches Jamaica,  of the passengers leave the ship and 40 new passengers board.  At the Bahamas port,  of the passengers leave and 52 new ones board.  When the ship reaches Bermuda,  leave and 35 board.  There are now 163 passengers on board the ship.  How many passengers began the cruise in Miami?

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Extra Credit Problem!

I am going to start randomly posting extra credit problems! If you solve one, just email or Facebook message me your answer.

Course 2: Explain (in sentences) what makes two quantities proportional and give a real world example.

Pre-Algebra: A 96-ounce container of orange juice costs $4.80. At what price should a 128-ounce container be sold in order for the unit rate for both containers to be the same? Explain your reasoning.

Good luck! If you have questions about this process, just ask! Remember, my email address is

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Challenge Problem

Here's this week's challenge problem. Don't forget to turn in your answers by Friday!

There are four numbers.  All the numbers are multiples of 5.  All are odd numbers. Their sum is 80.  What are the numbers?