Math 12 Foundations

Welcome to Math 12 Foundations!

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Math 12 Foundations is a course for students who are planning to carry on in college or university, but not in the math or science fields.

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Assignment List:

Date Assignment (Section, Page, Questions)
Intro stuff

Chapter 1: Financial Math

  • 1.3 Pg 30 # 2, 4ac, 5, 7, 9, 13
  • Mid-Chapter Review Pg 45 # 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10
  • Bring a graphing calculator tomorrow OR a way to access the internet (phone, ipad, laptop)
  • Last 28 min “Money and Finances” program?
  • Mid-Chapter Quiz    /11
  • http://mycalculators.com – free online financial calculator
  • 1.6 Pg 64 # 3 (do by hand), 9
  • Self Test pg 68 #1, 2
  • Chapter Review Pg 71 # 1-6, 9, 12
  • “Money and Finances” video (28 min.)?
  • Ch 1 Summary
  • Quick look at Chapter 2
  • Federal Income tax lesson?

  • Chapter 1 Test /32
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 1 questions, before the test
  • Project: Decide on a topic – start research in library. Hand out rubric
Chapter 3: Set Theory and Logic

  • 3.1 Sets and Set Notation Lesson: Ch 3 Sec 1 & 2
  • Pg 154 # 1, 3, 4, 5, 13, 17
  • 3.2 (see above for notes)
  • Pg 160 # 1-5
  • Test Corrections
  • 3.3 Intersections and Unions: Ch 3 Sec 3 Notes
  • Pg 172 # 1-4, 7, 10, 12, 16, read History Connection
  • Mid-Chapter Review Pg 178 # 1-7
  • Mid-Chapter Quiz   /7
  • 3.4 Applications of Set Theory: Ch 3 Sec 4 & 5 Notes
  • Pg 191 # 1, 2, 4, 9, 13, 15
  • 3.5 Conditional and Converse Statements: (see notes above)
  • Pg 203 # 1-6, 10-12, 13ab
  • Analyzing a logic problem – handout shapes
  • 3.6 Inverse and Contrapositive Statements: Ch 3 Sec 6 Notes
  • Pg 214 # 1b, 2, 4, 5bc, 6bc, 7, 8, 11, 13
  • Chapter Review Pg 220 # 1-4, 6, 8, pg 192 #6
  • Library – computer lab – project day
  • Chapter 3 Test    /31
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 3 questions, before the test
  • Puzzles out for after test
Chapter 4: Counting Methods

  • 4.2 Factorial Notation Lesson
  • 4.2 pg 243 # 1-7, 10-16
  • 4.3 Permutations (all objects different) Lesson
  • 4.3 pg 255 # 1-7, 9-11, 15a, 16a
  • Mid-Chapter Quiz /18
  • Fermat’s Room
  • 4.5 Combinations Lesson: Ch 4 Sec 5
  • 4.5 pg 272 #1-4
  • 4.6 Combinations
  • pg 280 #1-5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14-16
  • 4.7 Solving Counting Problems
  • pg 288 #1-13 (note #14 ans is 60,060)
  • Making decisions – handout
  • Review – Chapter Self Test pg 291 #1-9
  • Key correction: 3a. n is greater than or equal to -9 Note: #4, the two black cars are different makes
  • Chapter Review pg 293 #1-17, 19 (note #18b ans is 3,628,800, in case you want to try it)
  • Chapter 4 Test /33
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 4 questions, before the test
  • Library – project research time
Midterm /43
Chapter 5: Probability
  • Skype meeting with Mark Hammergren from Adler Planetarium about the Probability of Asteroid Impacts
  • 5.5 pg 350 # 1 – 5, 7, 8, 10, 16, 18
  • “Les Portes Magiques”
  • Chapter 5 Review pg 367 # 1 – 21
  • Chapter 5 TEST     /33
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 5 Questions, before test
  • Getting Started on Ch 6 pg 378-379 graph and A-G
  • Hyperspace: “Are We Alone?”
  • Drake Equation Activity
Chapter 6: Polynomial Functions

  • Library day for working on project, which is due _______
  • Chapter 6 Test     /26
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 6 questions, before the test
  • After Test: make Origami Yoda and Paper Vader
  • Movie: Fermat’s Room (Spanish with subtitles, a thriller)
  • Fermat’s Room conclusion
  • Do the enigmas presented in the movie:
Chapter 7: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

  • Review pg 504 # 1-4, 6, 8-11 error in key: #4 a=i, b=ii
  • Logarithms and Slide Rules (or NASA light curves?)
  • Hand in ALL assigned Chapter 7 questions, before the quiz
  • Ch 7 Quiz/Test      /13
  • start (around now) creating game for final exam review (Trivial Pursuit Q&A cards ch 1,3,4,5,6,7)
Chapter 8: Sinusoidal Functions

  • Presentations:
  • 8.4 Sin + Cos Functions
  • 8.4 pg 558 #1-4, (5-7, 9)a, 12, 13b, 14a
  • Presentations:
  • 8.5 pg 571 # __ (omit if no time)
  • Presentations:
  • Review Ch 8 pg 581 # 1, 2, 4 – 9
  • Presentations:
  • Final Exam Review (focus on Ch 7 & 8)
  • Ch 8 Test     /22
  • Presentations:
  • Presentations:
  • Final Exam Review:
    • Ch 1-2 Cumulative Review Pg 140 # 2, 4, 6
    • Ch 3-5 Cumulative Review Pg 373 # 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 15, 20
    • Ch 6-8 Cumulative Review Pg 586 # 3, 5, 10, 12, 14
  • Presentations:
  • Questions for me, then review game (Trivial Pursuit)
Final Exam     /40 (10% of your grade)
  • Retake day?