Mrs. Kearns Pre-Calculus Honors Q4 (2010-2011)

Date Assigned

Day

Blue (5430-01)

Green (5430-02)

Topic Covered in Class

06/08/10

D

Find the generic derivative for both functions given in class f(x)= x^2 and

f(x) = 1/x.  Write the equation of the line tangent to each function at x=1 and x=3.

Find the generic derivative for both functions given in class f(x)= x^2 and f(x) = 1/x

Write the equation of the line tangent to each function at x=1 and x=3.

Finding generic derivatives using the limit definition.

06/07/11

C

No Class

 

06/06/11

B

Study your notes. Find the numeric derivative to the function f(x)= 1/x at x = 1 and x = 3, using the limit definition.

No Class

 

06/03/11

A

TEST:  Limits

TEST:  Limits

 

06/02/11

F

No Class

Study for test next class 06/03/11.

If you have not done your work on finding derivatives using the limit definition make sure you have completed this by our next class meeting.

Click here for notes limits of sequences (for review)

 

Click here for notes on finding the limit of a sequence using theorems

 

Click here for notes finding the limit of a function as x approaches a point x=a

06/01/11

E

Study for test next class 06/03/11.

No Class

Click here for review sheet for up coming limit test

05/31/11

D

Do the last page of the limit packet answer all 14 questions just like we did in class today

Study your notes. Find the numeric derivative to the function f(x)= 1/x at x = 1 and x = 3, using the limit definition.

Introduce the definition of the derivative as the answer to a limit problem.  Preliminary topics. 

05/26/11

C

No Class

Do the remaining graph problem (last page in your limit packet).  Answer all 14 questions just like we did in class.

 

05/25/11

B

In your limits packet worksheet “Using the Limit Theorems on P(x) and R(x)” do part III all problems

No Class

Finding limits of rational functions as x approaches a, where R(x) is discontinuous at x=a.

05/24/11

A

Finish all problems on the worksheet “Using the Limit Theorems on P(x) and R(x)”

Finish all problems on the worksheet “Using the Limit Theorems on P(x) and R(x)” Parts I, II and III.

Finding limits of rational functions at x = a.  Where R(x) is continuous at x=a.

05/23/11

E

Go on to the next worksheet page titled: “Using the Limit Theorems on P(x) and R(x)”.  Look only at section II.  Identify the polynomial functions and find the limits of each of those functions at the given “x” value.

No Class

Polynomial functions and continuity.  Limits of polynomial functions at x =a

05/20/11

D

Try and use the definition of continuity at a point that you developed in class today to determine if each of the 9 functions are continuous at x=a.  If the function is discontinuous at the point x=a, which of the three rules for continuity is broken?

 

05/19/11

F

No Class

Go on to the next worksheet page titled: “Using the Limit Theorems on P(x) and R(x).  Look only at section II.  Identify the polynomial functions and find the limits of each of those functions at the given “x” value.

Click here for notes on limits of rational functions and continuity

05/18/11

C

No Class

Try and use the definition of continuity at a point that you developed in class today to determine if each of the 9 functions are continuous at x=a.  If the function is discontinuous at the point x=a, which of the three rules for continuity is broken?

Click here for notes on continuity at a point x =a

05/17/11

B

Answer the 4 questions given on the worksheet for each of the 9 piecewise defined graphs.

No class

Continuity at a point x =a

05/16/11

A

Do both worksheets finding the limits of a function as x approaches + and – infinity.

Graph the 9 piecewise defined functions in your limit package.  Use a separate piece of graph paper for each graph.

Do both worksheets finding the limits of a function as x approaches + and – infinity.

 

Graph the 9 piecewise defined functions in your limit package.  Use a separate piece of graph paper for each graph.

Limits of functions to infinity.

Introduce limits of functions to a point x = a.

 

NOTE: THERE WILL NOT BE A QUIZ ON LIMITS…ONLY A MAJOR TEST THE LAST DAY OF CLASS.  STAY ON TOP OF THIS MATERIAL.

05/13/11

F

No Class

Find the limits of the sequences on worksheet IV using theorem 9.

05/12/11

E

Do all problems on worksheet IV using theorem 9.  Try the problems on worksheet  and IV in your limit packet using your knowledge of sequences and the end behavior of a function.  Try these even if you are not sure use your instinct.

No Class

Introduce finding the limits of a function as x approaches infinity

05/11/11

D

Finish worksheet III using theorems 1-8 do the verification just as we did in class

Worksheet the rest of the problems on worksheet II using limits 1-8 show an organized verification.

05/10/11

C

No Class

Worksheet III in your limit packet:   do problems 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 16.  State what theorem you used.

05/09/11

B

Worksheet III in your limit packet:   do problems 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 16.  State what theorem you used.

No Class

Limits of sequences using theorems 1- 4

05/06/11

A

ACT MATH

ACT MATH

SENIOR PROM:  Seniors I will see you tonight 7:00 p.m. sharp

05/05/11

F

No Class

Finish generating terms of a sequence using a recursively defined rule.

Limit theorems 1-4

05/04/11

E

Do the next page of the limit package, finding the limit of the sequence using your intuition/confirming with your calculator

No Class

05/03/11

D

Do the first page of the limit package:  Generating terms of a sequence

Do the first page of the limit package:  Generating terms of a sequence

Introductions to Calculus

Sequences:  General Term vs Recursive

05/02/11

C

No Class

Quiz:  Applications of Exponential growth and Decay

04/20/11

B

Quiz:  Applications of Exponential growth and Decay

04/19/11

A

Study for quiz

04/18/11

F

No Class

Do all assigned worksheet problems on the real world applications of exponential growth and decay functions

Real world applications using  exponential growth and decay functions

04/15/11

E

TEST:

 No Class

04/14/11

D

Do all assigned worksheet problems on the real world applications of exponential growth and decay functions

TEST:   Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Applications of exponential growth and decay functions.

04/13/11

C

No Class

Study for test next class

04/12/11

B

Study for Friday E Day 04/15  Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

No Class

04/11/11

A

Do all problems solving exponential equations using logarithims

Do all problems solving exponential equations using logarithms

04/08/11

F

No Class

Finish all assigned problems on worksheets 1-4.

04/07/11

E

Finish all assigned problems on worksheets 1-4.

No Class

Solving exponential equations using logarithms.

04/06/11

D

Click here for practice worksheet # 4

Click here for solutions to worksheet # 4

Click here for practice worksheet # 4

Click here for solutions to worksheet # 4

04/05/11

C

No Class

Click here for practice worksheet # 3

Click here for solutions to worksheet # 3

04/04/11

B

Click here for practice worksheet # 3

Click here for solutions to worksheet # 3

No Class

04/01/11

A

Click here for practice worksheet using logs

Click here for solutions to worksheet using logs

Click here for practice worksheet using logs

Click here for solutions to worksheet using logs