Day
Date
In-class activitiy or
Target (I can…..)………………………………………
Homework………………………….
Mon
9/28
2.1: Quadratic Functions
  • Write equation of a parabola in Standard Form (completing the square).
  • Identify the vertex, axis of symmetry and direction of opening.
  • Given the vertex and a point on the graph determine the equation of the parabola.
  • Use attributes of Quadratic Functions to solve problem situations
2.1: 5, 11, 15, 19, 25 – 37 odd, 45, 47, 53-61 odd, 67,69

( these should be done without a calculator first and then use your calculator as a check )
Tues
9/29
2.2: Polynomial Functions
  • Identify characteristics of polynomial functions. What is a graph of a polynomial and what is not.
  • Use the Leading Coefficient Test and the degree of the function to determine end behavior.
  • Graph polynomial functions in factored for without a calculator.
  • Determine the zeros of a polynomial
  • Write polynomials of least degree when given the roots.
2.2: 1-7 odd, 15, 21-31 odd, 35, 43, 47, 53, 57, 63-71odd, 105, 107

Complete 2.3 outline
Wed
9/30
2.3:Real Zeros of Polynomial Functions
  • Use long division and synthetic division to divide polynomials by other polynomials.
  • Use the Remainder and the Factor theorems.
  • Use the Rational Root Test to determine the list of possible rational zeros of a polynomial.
2.3: 3,5,9,21,25-33 odd
Thurs
10/1
2.3 Continued
2.3:39,43,47,51,55,59,63,87,89,97,101
(Due Thursday 9/25)
Fri
10/2
2.1-2.3 Quiz

Mon
10/5
2.5: The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
Know how to determine the number of zeros of a polynomial.
  • Find all the zeros of a polynomial using both analytic and graphical approaches. This included division of polynomials, factoring, and quadratic formula.
  • Complex zeros always come in pairs.
  • Write a polynomial as a product of linear factors.
2.5: 1-7 odd, 19-27 odd, 41, 45, 47, 55
Tues
10/6
2.6: Rational Functions and Asymptotes
  • Find all of the asymptotes (vertical & horizontal), intercepts, and holes of a graph and sketch. 2.6 notes key
2.6: 7-12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 25, 33, 37, 43, 47, 49, 51
Wed
10/7
2.7:Graphs of Rational Functions
  • Analyze and sketch graphs of rational functions including slant asymptotes.
  • Be able to graph rational functions without the aid of a graphing calculator.
2.7: 19-25 odd, 37, 41, 45, 47 (on graphs, plot at least 3 additional points)
Thurs
10/8
2.5-2.7 Practice
2.7: 59-69odd, 77-80
Fri
10/9
Review Chapter 2
Finish 2.5-2.7 review
Finding Zeros practice
Additonal practice in
Chapter 2 Review section: 11,13, 15, 23, 33, 35, 47, 55, 63, 65, 111, 119, 121, 143, 145
Mon
10/12
Calculator portion of test
None
Tues
10/13
Non- calculator portion of test
Laws of Exponents Review (Due Thursday)