PreCalculus

Chapter 4 PreCalculus Basics
Unit 4-1 Unit 4-2 Unit 4-3 Unit 4-4 Unit 4-5 Unit 4-6 Unit 4-7
Unit 4-1 Review of Linear Equations Agenda
  1. Screencast Review: Linear Equation Forms
    • Slope Intercept
    • Point Slope
    • Standard
    • Intercept
  2. Parallel & Perpendicular Slopes
  3. Assignment 4-1: Pg 177 All Free Response Problems
Unit 4-2: Review of Quadratic Functions Agenda
  1. Quadratic Equation Expressions
    • Standard a, b, c form
    • Vertex
  2. Completing the Square to find the Vertex
  3. Finding a Quadratic from given points.
  4. Applying Quadratic Equations to Projectile Motion
  5. Assignment 4-2 A:Pg 186 #1-4, 9-13
  6. Assignment 4-2 B: Pg 186 #5-8, 14-19
Unit 4-3: Finding Complete Graphs of Polynomials Agenda
  1. Using the Graphing Calculator to Graph and Find Traits of Functions
    • Adjusting the Window
    • Finding zeros
    • Finding Extreme Values
  2. Assignment 4-3: Pg 198 #4-13
Unit 4-4: Optimization by Calculator Agenda
  1. Areas, Volumes, and Surface Area Formulas
    • Representing these formulas as functions
  2. Graphing Optimization Functions on the Graphing Calculator
  3. Finding Minimum/Maximum Values with the Calculator
  4. Assignment 4-4: Pg 204 #1-7
Unit 4-5: Zeros of Higher Order Polynomials by Synthetic Substitution Agenda
  1. Synthetic Substitution
    • Finding zeros of a polynomial
    • Dividing and Factoring Polynomials with Remainders
  2. Using Synthetic Substitution to
    • Factor Polynomials
    • Find Function Values
  3. Finding a polynomial from its zeros
  4. Assignment 4-5: Pg 212 #2-12, 15
Unit 4-6: Sign Patterns of Polynomial Functions Agenda
  1. Using the zeros of a polynomial to set up a sign pattern
  2. Testing Intervals to determine a sign pattern
  3. Interpreting Functions and Graphs from a given sign pattern
  4. Assignment 4-6: Pg 221 #2-11, 18 & 19 (calculator needed for the last two problems)