
Mr. Bigham
Classroom direct telephone number 507.207.3696
Direct link to Mr. Bigham's Web site http://www.ehs.isd77.org/page/2973 ;
Algebra notes that will be helpful during solving of geometry problems.Notes
If you want to be a stronger math student do your RDLS
R Read the problem
D Draw a picture
L Label the picture
S Sub into equation (formula) and Solve
ALGEBRA NOTES
4 STEPS TO SOVLE EQUATIONS BIG PRINT
ALGEBRA COOL COMPUTER (Writing equations given 2 points or 1 point and slope or slope and yintercept).
Algebra 2 notes, PEMDAS, Add/Subtract, Mult/Div positive and negative numbers. Terms, properties, exponents, inequalities.
Algebra 6 notes , Domain, range, solution set, composite, equation 2 variables, linear equation, direct/indirect variation,standard form.
Algebra 7a notes, Point slope form, coordinate plane, x/y table method.
Algebra 7b notes, Scatter plots, yintercept, Family of Graphs, Parent group, parallel and perpendicular lines.
Algebra 8a/b notes, squares/roots, powers, bases, trick or treat method, scientific notation, radicals, Pythagorean Theorem, Distance formula.
Algebra 8c notes, Factoring Poly's Includes "SPOCK METHOD".
Algebra 9a notes, Expanded form, binomials, trinomials, mult like bases, expanded form, exponential form, trick or treat method, negative exponents, degree of polynomial, add/subtract polynomials.
Algebra 9b notes, Multiply binomials, FOIL, special cases, product of sum and difference.
Algebra 10a notes, Relation, domain, range, function, open sentence.
Algebra 10b notes, Function, not function, mappings/graphs, vertical line test.
Algebra 10c notes, Constant function, composite function, linear function, direct/inverse variation.
Algebra 11a notes, Parabolas, quadratics functions/graph, minimum/maximum, axis of symmetry, vertex, solving/factoring quadratics, zero product property, roots.
Algebra 11b notes, Steps for graphing parabolas.
Algebra 11c notes, Three steps for graphing parabolas.
Algebra 12a notes, Bag of tricks for graphing inequalities.
Algebra 12b notes, Graphing and shading inequalities.
Algebra 13 notes, Simultaneous equations, consistent/inconsistent/dependent/independent, substitution method, add or subtract method, multiply add or subtract method.
GEOMETRY REQUIRED PRACTICE
DATE PAGE ASSIGNMENT OBJECTIVE
9/6/11 Meet and Greet!
9/7/11 Hand out books and notes, go over rules. Chapter one A notes , Chapter one B notes, Collins writing Chapter one, 10 points.
9/8/11 Collins Writing Chapter One assignment
9/9/11 TEACH Understanding Points, Lines, and Planes (11).
9/12/11 9 123 all.Understanding Points, Lines, and Planes (11).
9/13/11 Teach section 2 and go over NWEA Testing for Thursday.
9/14/11 17 123 all, skip 5,13. Measuring and Constructing Segments (12).
9/15/11 NWEA TESTING.
9/16/11 Catch up day.
9/19/11 24 127 odds but not 23&25. Measuring and Constructing Angles (13).
9/20/11 24 226 evens, not 24&26. Measuring and Constructing Angles (13).
9/21/11 31 129 odds. Pairs of Angles (14).
9/22/11 35 REVIEW Chapter 1A Test (11thru14) page 35, 125 odds.
9/23/11 Chapter 1A Test (11 thru 14).
9/26/11 38 127 odds. Using Formulas in Geometry (15).
9/27/11 47 15all. Midpoint in the Coordinate Plane (16).
9/28/11 47 1621 all. Distance, Pythagorean(16).
9/29/11 53 110 all. Transformations in the Coordinate Plane (17).
9/30/11 catch up day/BIG / SHORT DAY FOR HOMECOMING
10/3/11 53 123 odds. Transformations in the Coordinate Plane (17).
10/4/11 59 113 all. Review Chapter 1 B Test (15 thru17).
10/5/11 Chapter 1 B Test (15 thru17).
10/6/11 Collins writing chapter two. CHAPTER 2A NOTES, Chapter 2B Notes.Chap2C1Notes, Chap2C2Notes.
10/7/11 77 1153 odds. Using Inductive Reasoning to Make Conjectures (21).
10/7/17 85 1365 odds. Conditional Statements (22).
10/5/10 91 925 odds. Using Deductive Reasoning to Verify Conjectures (23).
10/6/10 99 1141 odds. Biconditional Statements and Definitions (24).
10/7/10 103 118 all. Review Chapter 2A (21 thru 24).
10/8/10 Chapter 2A Test (21 thru 24).
10/11/10 Reteach Chap 2A MID QTR.
10/12/10 Retake Chap 2A Two Hour Late Start.
10/13/10 Test Prep MCA Test
10/14/10 108 1622 all. Algebraic Proof (25).
10/15/10 108 2334 all. Algebraic proofs congruence.
10/18/10 114 627 all. Geometric Proof (26. skip 27).
10/19/10 127 111 all. Chapter 2B Review (25 thru 26).
10/20/10 Chapter 2B Test (25 thru 26).
10/21/10 MEA
10/22/10 MEA
10/25/10 Collins Writing Chapter 3, Chapter 3A Notes, Chapter 3B Notes.Chap31N, Chap32N, Chap33N, Chap34N
10/26/10 149 1561 odds. Lines and Angles (31). I am at a conference "Boy's AdriftGirl's on the Edge"
10/27/10 Today we catch up. I talk about what Ilearned at the Conference.
10/28/10 158 747 odds. Angles Formed by Parallel Lines and Transversals (32).
10/29/10 Interactice Friday Smart Board.
11/1/10 Catch up day "Boy's is State Soccer at the DOME!
11/2/10 166 1365 odds. Proving Lines Parallel (33).
11/3/10 175 115 all. Perpendicular Lines (34).
11/4/10 Boy's is State Soccer Championship Game at the DOME!
11/5/10 176 1626 all. Perpendicular Lines (34).
11/8/10 181 117 all. Chapter Review 3A (31 thru 34)
11/9/10 Chapter 3A Test (31 thru 34).
11/10/10 186 1017 all. Slopes of Lines (35).Chap35N, Chap35bN, Chap36N, Chap3SlopeCoolComputerNotes ... Cool Computer/slopeintercept form/PointSlope Form.
11/11/10 186 1933 odds. Slopes of Lines (35). FIRST QUARTER ENDS,
11/12/12 PREP DAY NO SCHOOL End of First Quarter.
11/15/10 MCA PRACTICE TEST.
11/16/10 194 24 all,1315 all. Lines in the Coordinate Plane (36).
11/17/10 194 1551 odds. Lines in the Coordinate Plane (36).
11/18/10 201, 125 odds. Chapter 3B Review (35 thru 36).
11/19/10 Chapter 3B Test (35 thru 36).
11/22/10 Collins Writing Chapter 4, Chapter 4A Notes, Chapter 4B Notes.
11/23/10 219 1233 all. Classifying Triangles (41).
11/24/10 HOLIDAY
11/25/10 HOLIDAY
11/26/10 HOLIDAY
11/29/10 219 3537 all and 4144 all. Classifying Triangles (41). Chap4Vocab, Chap4Vocab2.
11/30/10 228 1524 & 2932 all. Angle Relationships in Triangles (42). Chap4Postulates/Theorems.
12/01/10 235 1318, 2125, 3134 all. Congruent Triangles (43) DO NOT DO PROOFS.
12/02/10 239 115 all. Chapter 4A Review (41 thru 43).
12/03/10 Chapter 4A Test (41 thru 43).
12/06/10 246 820&2831 all. Triangle Congruence: SSS and SAS (44). KELLIES B DAY
12/07/10 246 820&2831 all. Triangle Congruence: SSS and SAS (44).
12/08/10 257 912 all &26. Triangle Congruence:ASA (45).
12/09/10 257 13,16,22,27,28. Triangle Congruence:AAS (45).
12/10/10 257 14,15,17,18,19. Triangle Congruence:HL (45).
12/13/10 262 718 all. Triangle Congruence: CPCTC (46). Two Hour Late Start
12/14/10 262 1821 all. Triangle Congruence: CPCTC (46). TWO HOUR LATE START
12/15/10 270 939 odds. Introduction to Coordinate Proof (47).
12/16/10 SNOW DAY
12/17/10 277 1354 odds. Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles (48).
12/20/10 Chapter 4B Review on smart board. (44 thru 48). Geo Chapter 4B Review. EARLY OUT SNOW
12/21/10 Chapter 4B Test
WINTER BREAK 12/22/101/2/2011
1/3/11 Collins Writing Chapter 5, Chapter 5A Notes, Chapter 5B Notes.
1/4/11 336 2063 all. Indirect Proof and Inequalities in One Triangle (55 NO Indirect Proof).
1/5/11 336 2063 all. Indirect Proof and Inequalities in One Triangle (55 NO Indirect Proof).
1/6/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST.
1/7/11 343, 915 all, 1827 all, 33. Innequalities in Two Triangles (56).
1/10/11 352 218 all. The Pythagorean Theorem (57).
1/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST 2 hour late start.
1/12/11 353 1545 odds. The Pythagorean Theorem (57).
1/13/11 360 14, 911, 17,19,22,24. Applying Special Right Triangles 454590 (58).
1/14/11 360 58, 1316, 18,21,27. Applying Special Right Triangles 306090 (58).
1/17/11 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
1/18/11 368 3761 odds. Chapter 5B Review (55 thru 58).
1/19/11 Chapter 5B Test (55 thru 58).
1/20/11 Collins Writing 6, Chapter 6A Notes, Chapter 6B Notes.
1/21/11 Finish first semester work/tests.
1/24/11 Finish first semester work/tests. Sem 1 Final Review. Answers for Sem1 Final Review S pages, answers regular pages.
1/25/11 Review for First Semester Final.
1/26/11 Review for First Semester Final.Geometry Standard
Semester 1 Review for Final Chapter 1:S4 #13, 2027, p.35 #12, p.39 #2021, S5 #3839
Chapter 2, S6 #1820, S7 #23, Chapter 3:S8 #16, S9 #2527, 3136, Chapter 4: S10 #6, S11 #2426, 2930
Chapter 5: S12 #7, p. 304 #911, s13 #3138, 4749, 5055
Chapter 6: S14 #13, 1517, S15 #2526, 4143
1/27/11 Finals P18:159:35, P29:4010:55, P311:0012:15, Lunch 12:151:00, P41:052:25
1/28/11 Finals 5&6 8:15935, P79:4010:55, P811:0012:15, Lunch12:151:00, Make up 1:052:50.
END of 2nd QRT. END OF FIRST SEMESTER
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Start Sem 2.
1/31/11 TEACHER WORK DAY NO SCHOOL
2/1/11 386 1757 odds. Properties and Attributes of Polygons (61).
2/2/11 386 1757 odds. Properties and Attributes of Polygons (61).
2/3/11 395 1523 all. Properties of Parallelograms (62).
2/4/11 396 2743 all. Properties of Parallelograms (62).
2/7/11 402 913 all. Quads to Parallelograms (63).
2/8/11 402 1417 all,19,21,26. Quads to Parallelograms second half. (63) TWO HOUR LATE START
2/9/11 407 125 all. Review for Chapter 6A Test (61 thru 63). 61Notes, 62Notes, 63Notes, 64Notes.
2/10/11 Chapter 6A Test (61 thru 63).
2/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST/CATCH UP/Short classes for SNOW WEEK.
2/14/11 412 1123 all. Properties of Special Parallelograms (64).
2/15/11 413 2131 all &35. Properties of Special Parallelograms (64).
2/16/11 Go over Conditions for Special Parallelograms (65) then write down all the Theorems for 6 thus far on one sheet.
2/17/11 422 725 odds 26,28. Conditions for Special Parallelograms (65).
2/18/11 433 1355 odds. Properties of Kites and Trapezoids (66).
2/21/11 NO SCHOOL Presidents Day
2/22/11 433 1432 all. Properties of Kites and Trapezoids (66).
2/23/11 437, 119 all. Review for 6B Test (64 thru 66). Theorems for Chapter 6.
2/24/11 Chapter 6B Test (64 thru 66).
2/25/11 Collins Writing Chapter 7. Chapter 7a notes, Chapter 7b notes.
2/28/11 We will go over Ratio and Proportion (71).
3/1/11 458 1743 odds. Ratio and Proportion (71).
3/2/11 NWEA TEST
3/3/11 465 824 all. Ratios in Similiar Polygons (72). NWEA TEST 8th hr.
3/4/11 475 1125 odds. Triangle Similarity: AA, SSS, and SAS (73).
3/7/11 Review 7a 45821,23,29,35, 4659, 46727, 4745, 47511, 47915. Review Chapter 7A Test (71 thru 73). Geo Chap 7a Review Solutions.
3/8/11 LATE START / Work in groups of two on review.
3/9/11 Chap 7a test (71 thru 73) Theorems for Chapter 7a Test.
3/10/11 Introduce "Applying Properties of Similar Triangles" (74).
3/11/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST/Catch up.
3/14/11 485 822 all & 28. Applying Properties of Similar Triangles (74).
3/15/11 491 12, 1329. Using Proportional Relationships (75).
3/16/11 499 1135 odds. Dilations and Similarity in the Coordinate Plane (76).
3/17/11 4745: 4842,4: 4856: 48622: 49227: 49910,15.. Review Chapter 7B (74 thru 76). Chap7b Review/solutions, Chapter 7b Theorems.
3/18/11 Chapter 7B Test (74 thru 76).
3/21/11 Go over chapter 7b test results.
3/22/11 Collins Writing Chapter 8, Chapter 8A Notes, Chapter 8B Notes.
3/23/11 529 2349 all. Trigonmetric Ratios (82).
3/24/11 529 2242 E & 43. QUIZ
3/25/11 521 2,6,10. Similarity in Right Triangles, Geometric Mean. (81).
3/28/11 END OF THE THIRD QUARTER
3/29/11 SPRING BREAK
3/30/11 SPRING BREAK
3/31/11 SPRING BREAK
4/01/11 SPRING BREAK
4/4/11 521 1539 odds. Similarity in Right Triangles, Geometric Mean. (81).
4/5/11 MCA PRACTICE TEST. TWO HOUR LATE
4/6/11 537 119 all. Solving Right Triangles (83). Many students gone for career day. Sub for Academy meeting 8th hr.
4/7/11 537 119 all. Solving Right Triangles (83). RETACH for missing students.
4/8/11 543 120 all. Review Chapter 8A Test (81 thru 83). GeoChap8AReviewSolutionsbigham
4/11/11 Chapter 8A Test (81 thru 83).
4/12/11 MCA TESTING. SUB for seminar. Page 543, 120 all. READY TO GO ON.
4/13/11 MCA TESTING. TBD
4/14/11 547 1121 odds. Angles of Elevation and Depression (84)
4/15/11 555 19 all, 11&13. Law of Sines and cosines (85).
4/18/11 555 26,28,30,3238 all. Law of Sines and cosines (85).
4/19/11 564 412 all. Vectors (86). 564 1840 evens. Vectors (86).
4/20/11 Review Chapter 8B test. P547,39 all. 555, 27,31,33. 564, 1925 odds. I was sick today.
4/21/11 Chapter 8B Test
4/22/11 NO SCHOOL TODAY.
4/25/11 Collins Writing Chapter 9, Chapter 9A Notes, Chapter 9B Notes. Went over the rest of page 547.
4/26/11 593 110 all. Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals (91).
4/27/11 594 1127 odds. Developing Formulas for Triangles and Quadrilaterals (91).
4/28/11 603 25, 1013 all. Formulas for Circles. (92).
4/29/11 603 69, 1417 all. Formulas for Regular polygons. (92).
5/2/11 609 125 odds. Composite Figures (93)
5/3/11 Chapter 9A Test.
5/4/11 619 19 all. Perimeter and Area in the Coordinate Plane (94).
5/5/11 625 113 all. Effects of Changing Dimensions Proportionally (95).
5/6/11 NO SCHOOL BIG NINE MUSIC.
5/9/11 633 118 all. Geometry Probability (96).
5/10/11 Collins Writing Chapter 10, Chapter 10A Notes, Chapter 10 B Notes. Take Home Chapter 9 A Test for those caught up.
5/11/11 657 1359 odds. Solid Geometry (101).
5/12/11 674 17 all, 1519 odds. Formulas in Three Dimensions (103).
5/13/11 674 1113 odds, 24&26. Formulas in Three Dimensions for distance and mid point (103).
5/16/11 685 1349 odds. Surface Areas of Prisms and Cylinders (104).
5/17/11 719 1351 odds. Spheres (108).
5/18/11 734 13,10,11,14,16,17,19,21. Are You Ready?
5/19/11 Collins Writing Chapter 11, Chapter 11 A Notes, Chapter 11 B Notes.
5/19/11 Quiz over 10.4 and 10.8
5/20/11 751 927 odds.,31,33,35,3840 all Lines that Intersect Circles (111).
5/23/11 761 539 odds. Arcs and Chords (112).
5/24 Let's take a day to catch up!
5/25/11 767 24,911,1214,1921. Sector Area and Arc Length (113).
5/26/11 767 68,1618,2327,3234. Segment Area, Sector Area and Arc Length (113).
5/27/11 771 1,2,414. Ready to Go Review (111 thru 113).
5/31/11 Chapter 11A Test (111 thru 113).
6/01/11 Page 776 329 odds. Inscribed angles (11.4).
6/02/11 Page 786 127 odds. Different Angle relationships (11.5).
6/03/11 Page 795 323 odds (11.6).
6/06/11 Review for final.
6/07/11 Review for final.
6/08/11 Final exam for periods 1,2, and 4.
6/09/11 Final exam for period 8.
5/23/11 XYZ Club.
5/23/11 796 1335 odds. Segment Relationships in Circles (116).
5/24/11 796 4147 odds. Segment Relationships in Circles (116).
5/25/11 802 1153 odds. Circles in the Coordinate Plane (117).
5/26/11 812 2136 all. Review Cahpter 11B Test (114 thru 117).
5/27/11 Cahpter 11B Test (114 thru 117).
5/30/11 NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY
5/31/11 Go over Chapter 11B Test.
6/1/11 Chap 12 Skip 124, skip drawings. Lisa's Bday
6/2/11 Chapter 12 Collins Writing, Chapter 12A Notes, Chapter 12B Notes.
6/3/11 STUDY Guide FOR FINALS
6/8/11 STUDY Guide FOR FINALS END of 4th Quarter.
Thursday, June 9 Friday, June 10
Period 1 8:15 – 9:35 Period 5 & 6 8:15 – 9:35
Period 2 9:45 – 11:00 Period 7 9:45 – 11:00
Period 3 11:10 – 12:25 Period 8 11:10 – 12:25
Lunch 12:30 – 1:15
Period 4 1:20 – 2:35 Makeup Tests 1:35 – 2:50 END of Semester 2.
School is over and summer is here:)


