Mrs. Kearns PreCalculus
Honors Q4 (20102011)
Date Assigned 
Day 
Blue (543001) 
Green (543002) 
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 

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? 

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 18 do the verification just as we did in class 
Worksheet
the rest of the problems on worksheet II using limits 18 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 14 
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 

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 14. 

04/07/11 
E 
Finish
all assigned problems on worksheets 14. 
No
Class 
Solving
exponential equations using logarithms. 
04/06/11 
D 

04/05/11 
C 
No
Class 

04/04/11 
B 
No
Class 

04/01/11 
A 