literature circle 5- persepolis/ reflection 2

literature circle 4- persepolis

literature circle 3- persepolis

literature circle 2- persepolis

literature circle 1- persepolis

week 14 in math 10

this week in math 10 I learned how to identify if a relation is a function. I learned that for a relation to be a function, it basically means that the input must have only have one output. on  graph, a function would not have any dots sitting directly above each other:

where as in this graph does not represent a function because there are two points vertically above each other

you can also represent functions through mapping diagrams, a mapping diagram uses arrows to connect the inputs with the outputs, an example of a relation that is not a function would be this because 4, as you can see has arrows to three different outputs.

however this diagram represents a function because it is showing that every input number only has one output/one connecting arrow

week 13 in math 10

this week in math 10 I learned how to write an equation for y by looking at a set of numbers and using a T chart. for example this set of numbers:


we would draw out a T chart with the left side as X and the right side as Y. x being the input, y being the output. then under the X we would write 1,2,3,4….. and under the Y we would write our -5,-2,1,4,7,10… now we have to find a rule that will get the X number to the Y number, that will also work for all of the numbers. so 1 to -5, 2 to -2, 3 to 1, 4 to 4, 5 to 7 and so on. we can write the pattern of the numbers along with the starting point  “start at -5 increase by 3 each time.” because its increasing by 3, we multiple 3 with X and then add/subtract a number to get Y. y=3(x)+or-#

replace x with a number 3(1)= 3 and we have to get to -5 so the equation would be 3(1)-8=-5. we can check if 3(x)-8 works for all the pairs of numbers by replacing X and if it does then the rule for this pattern would be 3(x)-8


Week 12 in math 10

how to find an angle of a right triangle using trigonometry

week 11 in math 10

this week in math 10 i learned how to make a trinomial that has the “pattern” ( x^2 , x, #) look “nicer” if it was written out in a jumbled up order. ex  5x-30x^2+40 is written as x, x^2 , # rather than  x^2 , x, #. so we can write it as –30x^2 +5x+40 now, the x^2 is negative so when we find the greatest common factor, we can take -5 instead of +5 to make it positive, which would also switch the other terms to their opposites, so –30x^2 +5x+40 is now -5( 6x^2 -x-40)

week 10 in math 10

this week in math 10 I learned that if we have a binomial that says x^2-81 for example, this is considered a perfect square because x^2 = (x)(x) , 81= (9)(9). there is no middle term because when factored it would look like (x-9)(x+9), then if you were to expand this back out, the -9 and the +9 would cancel out and become 0, leaving the answer to be a binomial instead of a trinomial. (x)(x)= x^2 + (x)(9)= +9x (-9)(x) = -9x (-9)(9) = -81

x^2 + 9x – 9x -81 .    the +9x and the -9x cancel out to be zero

for this to be a “perfect square” we need to make sure that each term is a perfect square and that the sign is subtraction, not addition




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