## Wednesday, November 9, 2011

### More Transformations and Systems of Inequalities

Transformations will continue in Precalculus with even more difficult problems coming your way!  I encourage you to review your notes nightly until you can, without hesitation, describe a single transformation and the order of transformations.  These are simple tasks if you take it one transformation at a time.  At the end of the week will refocus on our attention on common characteristics of functions such as symmetry, end behavior, etc.  The homework is posted with odd solutions to help you navigate this, at times challenging, homework assignment. Beneath the table is a link to a new set of videos/animations you may find more engaging or interesting if you need to review the material.

 Pearson Powerpoints Text Examplars: Classwork: Homework (from University of Houston) Reference Sheet (from fortress math)

Precalculus animations/review from Cengage Learning:
Transformations of Graphs and Functions
Nonrigid Transformations of Functions
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Algebra 2 will apply their problem solving abilities to three-variable systems as well as revisit some of the classic simultaneous equation problems.  Given that I will be working outside of the building on Wednesday and  we have no school on Thursday, this will be a short work with a great deal of perfecting of our basic skills.  We will return to systems when we add polynomial functions to the mix so master the skills now!

Please find some relevant resources below:
 Solving by Graphing Powerpoint Homework Reference Sheet 1 Reference Sheet 2

Problems for homework with one student's action plan:
Brightstorm Videos:
These videos are aligned to the sections from your textbook, so as you are completing homework from your textbook you can easily locate the most relevant videos for you!

Also check out the videos recently posted by LearnZillion. They provide a nice basic overview of the underlying skills.