Monday, March 20: We will go over questions from our Quadratics Test that students missed. Begin our unit over operations with polynomials. 10.1: adding and subtracting polynomials. Explain how to add polynomials and how to add the opposite when subtracting polynomials. Examples in class. HW: pg. 580 #’s 47-54
Tuesday, March 21: Go over HW and turn in. 10.2: Multiplying Polynomials, and 10.3: Special Products with polynomials. Show FOIL, horizontal, and vertical multiplication. Show square of a binomial pattern and sum and difference pattern. Examples in class. HW: pg. 587 #’s 27-32, pg. 593 #’s 31-36
Weds, March 22: Turn in HW. Discuss division of a polynomial by a monomial, 11.7. Discuss how to factor a polynomial using the distributive property, 10.8. Show examples, begin worksheet in class and finish for HW.
Thursday, March 23: Learn how to simplify rational expressions. Watch the 1st 7:30 of the video https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/rational-expressions-equations-and-functions/simplify-rational-expressions/v/simplifying-rational-expressions-introduction Then go through examples in 11.4. Have students start worksheet in class and finish for HW.
Friday, March 24: Go over HW worksheet in class. 11.5: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions. Go through notes on how to multiply and divide rational expressions. Look through examples in book. Work together to solve problems to practice pg. 673.