Mr. Bigham

Classroom direct telephone number 507.207.3696
Direct link to Mr. Bigham's Web site 
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Algebra notes that will be helpful during solving of geometry problems.Notes

If you want to be a stronger math student do your RDLS
R Read the problem
D Draw a picture
L Label the picture
S Sub into equation (formula) and Solve


ALGEBRA NOTES

4 STEPS TO SOVLE EQUATIONS BIG PRINT

ALGEBRA COOL COMPUTER (Writing equations given 2 points or 1 point and slope or slope and y-intercept).
 
 Algebra 2 notes, PEMDAS, Add/Subtract, Mult/Div positive and negative numbers. Terms, properties, exponents, inequalities.


Algebra 6 notes , Domain, range, solution set, composite, equation 2 variables, linear equation, direct/indirect variation,standard form.

Algebra 7a notes, Point slope form, coordinate plane, x/y table method.

Algebra 7b notes, Scatter plots, y-intercept, Family of Graphs, Parent group, parallel and perpendicular lines.

Algebra
8a/b notes, squares/roots, powers, bases, trick or treat method, scientific notation, radicals, Pythagorean Theorem, Distance formula.

Algebra 8c notes, Factoring Poly's Includes "SPOCK METHOD".

Algebra 9a notes, Expanded form, binomials, trinomials, mult like bases, expanded form, exponential form, trick or treat method, negative exponents, degree of polynomial, add/subtract polynomials.

Algebra 9b notes, Multiply binomials, FOIL, special cases, product of sum and difference.

Algebra 10a notes, Relation, domain, range, function, open sentence.

Algebra 10b notes, Function, not function, mappings/graphs, vertical line test.

Algebra 10c notes, Constant function, composite function, linear function, direct/inverse variation.

Algebra 11a notes, Parabolas, quadratics functions/graph, minimum/maximum,  axis of symmetry, vertex, solving/factoring quadratics, zero product property, roots.

Algebra 11b notes, Steps for graphing parabolas.

Algebra 11c notes, Three steps for graphing parabolas.

Algebra 12a notes, Bag of tricks for graphing inequalities.

Algebra 12b notes, Graphing and shading inequalities.

Algebra 13 notes, Simultaneous equations, consistent/inconsistent/dependent/independent, substitution method, add or subtract method, multiply add or subtract method.


GEOMETRY REQUIRED PRACTICE
DATE PAGE ASSIGNMENT OBJECTIVE

9/6/11 Meet and Greet!
9/7/11 Hand out books and notes, go over rules. Chapter one A notes , Chapter one B notes, Collins writing Chapter one, 10 points.
9/8/11 Collins Writing Chapter One assignment
9/9/11 TEACH Understanding Points, Lines, and Planes (1-1).

9/12/11 9 1-23 all.Understanding Points, Lines, and Planes (1-1).
9/13/11 Teach section 2 and go over NWEA Testing for Thursday.
9/14/11 17 1-23 all, skip 5,13. Measuring and Constructing Segments (1-2).
9/15/11 NWEA TESTING.
9/16/11 Catch up day.


9/19/11 24 1-27 odds but not 23&25. Measuring and Constructing Angles (1-3).
9/20/11 24 2-26 evens, not 24&26. Measuring and Constructing Angles (1-3).
9/21/11 31 1-29 odds. Pairs of Angles (1-4).
9/22/11 35 REVIEW Chapter 1A Test (1-1thru1-4) page 35, 1-25 odds.
9/23/11 Chapter 1A Test (1-1 thru 1-4).


9/26/11 38 1-27 odds. Using Formulas in Geometry (1-5).
9/27/11 47 1-5all. Midpoint in the Coordinate Plane (1-6).
9/28/11 47 16-21 all. Distance, Pythagorean(1-6).
9/29/11 53 1-10 all. Transformations in the Coordinate Plane (1-7).
9/30/11 catch up day/BIG / SHORT DAY FOR HOMECOMING


10/3/11 53 1-23 odds. Transformations in the Coordinate Plane (1-7).
10/4/11 59 1-13 all. Review Chapter 1 B Test (1-5 thru1-7).
10/5/11 Chapter 1 B Test (1-5 thru1-7).
10/6/11 Collins writing chapter two. CHAPTER 2A NOTES, Chapter 2B Notes.Chap2C1Notes, Chap2C2Notes.
10/7/11 77 11-53 odds. Using Inductive Reasoning to Make Conjectures (2-1).


10/7/17 85 13-65 odds. Conditional Statements (2-2).
10/5/10 91 9-25 odds. Using Deductive Reasoning to Verify Conjectures (2-3).
10/6/10 99 11-41 odds. Biconditional Statements and Definitions (2-4).
10/7/10 103 1-18 all. Review Chapter 2A (2-1 thru 2-4).
10/8/10 Chapter 2A Test (2-1 thru 2-4).



10/11/10 Reteach Chap 2A MID QTR.
10/12/10 Retake Chap 2A Two Hour Late Start.
10/13/10 Test Prep MCA Test
10/14/10 108 16-22 all. Algebraic Proof (2-5).
10/15/10 108 23-34 all. Algebraic proofs congruence.



10/18/10 114 6-27 all. Geometric Proof (2-6. skip 2-7).
10/19/10 127 1-11 all. Chapter 2B Review (2-5 thru 2-6).
10/20/10 Chapter 2B Test (2-5 thru 2-6).
10/21/10 MEA
10/22/10 MEA



10/25/10 Collins Writing Chapter 3, Chapter 3A Notes, Chapter 3B Notes.Chap3-1N, Chap3-2N, Chap3-3N, Chap3-4N
10/26/10 149 15-61 odds. Lines and Angles (3-1). I am at a conference "Boy's Adrift-Girl's on the Edge"
10/27/10 Today we catch up. I talk about what Ilearned at the Conference.
10/28/10 158 7-47 odds. Angles Formed by Parallel Lines and Transversals (3-2).
10/29/10 Interactice Friday Smart Board.



11/1/10 Catch up day "Boy's is State Soccer at the DOME!
11/2/10 166 13-65 odds. Proving Lines Parallel (3-3).
11/3/10 175 1-15 all. Perpendicular Lines (3-4).
11/4/10 Boy's is State Soccer Championship Game at the DOME!
11/5/10 176 16-26 all. Perpendicular Lines (3-4).



11/8/10 181 1-17 all. Chapter Review 3A (3-1 thru 3-4)
11/9/10 Chapter 3A Test (3-1 thru 3-4).
11/10/10 186 10-17 all. Slopes of Lines (3-5).Chap3-5N, Chap3-5bN, Chap3-6N, Chap3SlopeCoolComputerNotes ... Cool Computer/slope-intercept form/Point-Slope Form.
11/11/10 186 19-33 odds. Slopes of Lines (3-5). FIRST QUARTER ENDS,
11/12/12 PREP DAY NO SCHOOL End of First Quarter.


11/15/10 MCA PRACTICE TEST.
11/16/10 194 2-4 all,13-15 all. Lines in the Coordinate Plane (3-6).
11/17/10 194 15-51 odds. Lines in the Coordinate Plane (3-6).
11/18/10 201, 1-25 odds. Chapter 3B Review (3-5 thru 3-6).
11/19/10 Chapter 3B Test (3-5 thru 3-6).



11/22/10 Collins Writing Chapter 4, Chapter 4A Notes, Chapter 4B Notes.
11/23/10 219 12-33 all. Classifying Triangles (4-1).
11/24/10 HOLIDAY
11/25/10 HOLIDAY
11/26/10 HOLIDAY



11/29/10 219 35-37 all and 41-44 all. Classifying Triangles (4-1). Chap4Vocab, Chap4Vocab2.
11/30/10 228 15-24 & 29-32 all. Angle Relationships in Triangles (4-2). Chap4Postulates/Theorems.
12/01/10 235 13-18, 21-25, 31-34 all. Congruent Triangles (4-3) DO NOT DO PROOFS.
12/02/10 239 1-15 all. Chapter 4A Review (4-1 thru 4-3).
12/03/10 Chapter 4A Test (4-1 thru 4-3).



12/06/10 246 8-20&28-31 all. Triangle Congruence: SSS and SAS (4-4). KELLIES B DAY
12/07/10 246 8-20&28-31 all. Triangle Congruence: SSS and SAS (4-4).
12/08/10 257 9-12 all &26. Triangle Congruence:ASA (4-5).
12/09/10 257 13,16,22,27,28. Triangle Congruence:AAS (4-5).
12/10/10 257 14,15,17,18,19. Triangle Congruence:HL (4-5).



12/13/10 262 7-18 all. Triangle Congruence: CPCTC (4-6). Two Hour Late Start
12/14/10 262 18-21 all. Triangle Congruence: CPCTC (4-6). TWO HOUR LATE START
12/15/10 270 9-39 odds. Introduction to Coordinate Proof (4-7).
12/16/10 SNOW DAY
12/17/10 277 13-54 odds. Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles (4-8).



12/20/10 Chapter 4B Review on smart board. (4-4 thru 4-8). Geo Chapter 4B Review. EARLY OUT SNOW
12/21/10 Chapter 4B Test
WINTER BREAK 12/22/10-1/2/2011



1/3/11 Collins Writing Chapter 5, Chapter 5A Notes, Chapter 5B Notes.
1/4/11 336 20-63 all. Indirect Proof and Inequalities in One Triangle (5-5 NO Indirect Proof).
1/5/11 336 20-63 all. Indirect Proof and Inequalities in One Triangle (5-5 NO Indirect Proof).
1/6/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST.
1/7/11 343, 9-15 all, 18-27 all, 33. Innequalities in Two Triangles (5-6).



1/10/11 352 2-18 all. The Pythagorean Theorem (5-7).
1/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST 2 hour late start.
1/12/11 353 15-45 odds. The Pythagorean Theorem (5-7).
1/13/11 360 1-4, 9-11, 17,19,22,24. Applying Special Right Triangles 45-45-90 (5-8).
1/14/11 360 5-8, 13-16, 18,21,27. Applying Special Right Triangles 30-60-90 (5-8).



1/17/11 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
1/18/11 368 37-61 odds. Chapter 5B Review (5-5 thru 5-8).
1/19/11 Chapter 5B Test (5-5 thru 5-8).
1/20/11 Collins Writing 6, Chapter 6A Notes, Chapter 6B Notes.
1/21/11 Finish first semester work/tests.



1/24/11 Finish first semester work/tests. Sem 1 Final Review. Answers for Sem1 Final Review S pages, answers regular pages.
1/25/11 Review for First Semester Final.
1/26/11 Review for First Semester Final.Geometry Standard
Semester 1 Review for Final Chapter 1:S4 #13, 20-27, p.35 #12, p.39 #20-21, S5 #38-39
Chapter 2, S6 #18-20, S7 #23, Chapter 3:S8 #1-6, S9 #25-27, 31-36, Chapter 4: S10 #6, S11 #24-26, 29-30
Chapter 5: S12 #7, p. 304 #9-11, s13 #31-38, 47-49, 50-55
Chapter 6: S14 #1-3, 15-17, S15 #25-26, 41-43
1/27/11 Finals P1-8:15-9:35, P2-9:40-10:55, P3-11:00-12:15, Lunch 12:15-1:00, P4-1:05-2:25
1/28/11 Finals 5&6 8:15-935, P7-9:40-10:55, P8-11:00-12:15, Lunch12:15-1:00, Make up 1:05-2:50.

END of 2nd QRT. END OF FIRST SEMESTER

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Start Sem 2.
1/31/11 TEACHER WORK DAY NO SCHOOL
2/1/11 386 17-57 odds. Properties and Attributes of Polygons (6-1).
2/2/11 386 17-57 odds. Properties and Attributes of Polygons (6-1).
2/3/11 395 15-23 all. Properties of Parallelograms (6-2).

2/4/11 396 27-43 all. Properties of Parallelograms (6-2).


2/7/11 402 9-13 all. Quads to Parallelograms (6-3).
2/8/11 402 14-17 all,19,21,26. Quads to Parallelograms second half. (6-3) TWO HOUR LATE START
2/9/11 407 1-25 all. Review for Chapter 6A Test (6-1 thru 6-3). 6-1Notes, 6-2Notes, 6-3Notes, 6-4Notes.
2/10/11 Chapter 6A Test (6-1 thru 6-3).
2/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST/CATCH UP/Short classes for SNOW WEEK.


2/14/11 412 11-23 all. Properties of Special Parallelograms (6-4).
2/15/11 413 21-31 all &35. Properties of Special Parallelograms (6-4).
2/16/11 Go over Conditions for Special Parallelograms (6-5) then write down all the Theorems for 6 thus far on one sheet.
2/17/11 422 7-25 odds 26,28. Conditions for Special Parallelograms (6-5).
2/18/11 433 13-55 odds. Properties of Kites and Trapezoids (6-6).


2/21/11 NO SCHOOL Presidents Day
2/22/11 433 14-32 all. Properties of Kites and Trapezoids (6-6).
2/23/11 437, 1-19 all. Review for 6B Test (6-4 thru 6-6). Theorems for Chapter 6.
2/24/11 Chapter 6B Test (6-4 thru 6-6).
2/25/11 Collins Writing Chapter 7. Chapter 7a notes, Chapter 7b notes.



2/28/11 We will go over Ratio and Proportion (7-1).
3/1/11 458 17-43 odds. Ratio and Proportion (7-1).
3/2/11 NWEA TEST
3/3/11 465 8-24 all. Ratios in Similiar Polygons (7-2). NWEA TEST 8th hr.
3/4/11 475 11-25 odds. Triangle Similarity: AA, SSS, and SAS (7-3).



3/7/11 Review 7a- 458-21,23,29,35, 465-9, 467-27, 474-5, 475-11, 479-15. Review Chapter 7A Test (7-1 thru 7-3). Geo Chap 7a Review Solutions.
3/8/11 LATE START / Work in groups of two on review.
3/9/11 Chap 7a test (7-1 thru 7-3) Theorems for Chapter 7a Test.
3/10/11 Introduce "Applying Properties of Similar Triangles" (7-4).
3/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST/Catch up.


3/14/11 485 8-22 all & 28. Applying Properties of Similar Triangles (7-4).
3/15/11 491 12, 13-29. Using Proportional Relationships (7-5).
3/16/11 499 11-35 odds. Dilations and Similarity in the Coordinate Plane (7-6).
3/17/11 474-5: 484-2,4: 485-6: 486-22: 492-27: 499-10,15.. Review Chapter 7B (7-4 thru 7-6). Chap7b Review/solutions, Chapter 7b Theorems.
3/18/11 Chapter 7B Test (7-4 thru 7-6).


3/21/11 Go over chapter 7b test results.
3/22/11 Collins Writing Chapter 8, Chapter 8A Notes, Chapter 8B Notes.
3/23/11 529 23-49 all. Trigonmetric Ratios (8-2).
3/24/11 529 22-42 E & 43. QUIZ
3/25/11 521 2,6,10. Similarity in Right Triangles, Geometric Mean. (8-1).



3/28/11 END OF THE THIRD QUARTER
3/29/11 SPRING BREAK
3/30/11 SPRING BREAK
3/31/11 SPRING BREAK
4/01/11 SPRING BREAK


4/4/11 521 15-39 odds. Similarity in Right Triangles, Geometric Mean. (8-1).
4/5/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST. TWO HOUR LATE
4/6/11 537 1-19 all. Solving Right Triangles (8-3). Many students gone for career day. Sub for Academy meeting 8th hr.
4/7/11 537 1-19 all. Solving Right Triangles (8-3). RETACH for missing students.
4/8/11 543 1-20 all. Review Chapter 8A Test (8-1 thru 8-3). GeoChap8AReviewSolutionsbigham



4/11/11 Chapter 8A Test (8-1 thru 8-3).
4/12/11 MCA TESTING. SUB for seminar. Page 543, 1-20 all. READY TO GO ON.
4/13/11 MCA TESTING. TBD
4/14/11 547 11-21 odds. Angles of Elevation and Depression (8-4)
4/15/11 555 1-9 all, 11&13. Law of Sines and cosines (8-5).



4/18/11 555 26,28,30,32-38 all. Law of Sines and cosines (8-5).
4/19/11 564 4-12 all. Vectors (8-6). 564 18-40 evens. Vectors (8-6).
4/20/11 Review Chapter 8B test. P547,3-9 all. 555, 27,31,33. 564, 19-25 odds. I was sick today.

4/21/11 Chapter 8B Test
4/22/11 NO SCHOOL TODAY.



4/25/11 Collins Writing Chapter 9, Chapter 9A Notes, Chapter 9B Notes. Went over the rest of page 547.
4/26/11 593 1-10 all. Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals (9-1).
4/27/11 594 11-27 odds. Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals (9-1).
4/28/11 603 2-5, 10-13 all. Formulas for Circles. (9-2).
4/29/11 603 6-9, 14-17 all. Formulas for Regular polygons. (9-2).



5/2/11 609 1-25 odds. Composite Figures (9-3)
5/3/11 Chapter 9A Test.
5/4/11 619 1-9 all. Perimeter and Area in the Coordinate Plane (9-4).
5/5/11 625 1-13 all. Effects of Changing Dimensions Proportionally (9-5).
5/6/11 NO SCHOOL BIG NINE MUSIC.



5/9/11 633 1-18 all. Geometry Probability (9-6).
5/10/11 Collins Writing Chapter 10, Chapter 10A Notes, Chapter 10 B Notes. Take Home Chapter 9 A Test for those caught up.
5/11/11 657 13-59 odds. Solid Geometry (10-1).
5/12/11 674 1-7 all, 15-19 odds. Formulas in Three Dimensions (10-3).
5/13/11 674 11-13 odds, 24&26. Formulas in Three Dimensions for distance and mid point (10-3).


5/16/11 685 13-49 odds. Surface Areas of Prisms and Cylinders (10-4).
5/17/11 719 13-51 odds. Spheres (10-8).
5/18/11 734 1-3,10,11,14,16,17,19,21. Are You Ready?
5/19/11 Collins Writing Chapter 11, Chapter 11 A Notes, Chapter 11 B Notes.
5/19/11 Quiz over 10.4 and 10.8
5/20/11 751 9-27 odds.,31,33,35,38-40 all Lines that Intersect Circles (11-1).



5/23/11 761 5-39 odds. Arcs and Chords (11-2).
5/24 Let's take a day to catch up!
5/25/11 767 2-4,9-11,12-14,19-21. Sector Area and Arc Length (11-3).
5/26/11 767 6-8,16-18,23-27,32-34. Segment Area, Sector Area and Arc Length (11-3).
5/27/11 771 1,2,4-14. Ready to Go Review (11-1 thru 11-3).



5/31/11 Chapter 11A Test (11-1 thru 11-3).
6/01/11 Page 776 3-29 odds. Inscribed angles (11.4).
6/02/11 Page 786 1-27 odds. Different Angle relationships (11.5).
6/03/11 Page 795 3-23 odds (11.6).


6/06/11 Review for final.
6/07/11 Review for final.
6/08/11 Final exam for periods 1,2, and 4.
6/09/11 Final exam for period 8.

5/23/11 XYZ Club.
5/23/11 796 13-35 odds. Segment Relationships in Circles (11-6).
5/24/11 796 41-47 odds. Segment Relationships in Circles (11-6).
5/25/11 802 11-53 odds. Circles in the Coordinate Plane (11-7).
5/26/11 812 21-36 all. Review Cahpter 11B Test (11-4 thru 11-7).
5/27/11 Cahpter 11B Test (11-4 thru 11-7).


5/30/11 NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY
5/31/11 Go over Chapter 11B Test.
6/1/11 Chap 12 Skip 12-4, skip drawings. Lisa's Bday
6/2/11 Chapter 12 Collins Writing, Chapter 12A Notes, Chapter 12B Notes.
6/3/11 STUDY Guide FOR FINALS


6/8/11 STUDY Guide FOR FINALS END of 4th Quarter.


Thursday, June 9 Friday, June 10
Period 1 8:15 – 9:35 Period 5 & 6 8:15 – 9:35
Period 2 9:45 – 11:00 Period 7 9:45 – 11:00
Period 3 11:10 – 12:25 Period 8 11:10 – 12:25
Lunch 12:30 – 1:15
Period 4 1:20 – 2:35 Make-up Tests 1:35 – 2:50 END of Semester 2.

School is over and summer is here:)