Category Archives: PreCalculus

Review, ad infinitum…

In elementary school, I used to get excited right around when we reached p.100 of our math books, because that’s when we would really start doing stuff.  Those triple digits meant that lessons would no longer be about practicing addition … Continue reading

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All Seniors Take Calculus…

I have a terrible memory and so acronyms are something that I rely on…  “Every Good Boy Does Fine”, “FACE”, “Great Big Dogs Fight Alligators”, and “All Cows Eat Grass” are some that I live by.  Even “SOH CAH TOA” is … Continue reading

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Synthetic Division: to teach or not to teach?

I really can’t think of a good reason why synthetic division is still in the Algebra 2/PreCalculus curriculum.  When I was in high school (at my HS, I was in the last class not to use graphing calculators), synthetic division … Continue reading

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