Graphs of Functions and Systems of Equations
Precalculus will be moving beyond their introduction to functions and function notation from Algebra II and into a in-depth development of transformations. We will be applying transformations (translations, reflections, dilations, etc.) to many of the parent functions included in the image above (we will save trigonometry for the Spring!). Understanding transformations is a crucial link between the algebraic form of a function and its graphical behavior. We will spend a considerable amount…
Polynomials, Odd and Even Functions - Text Tutoring
Recall that the degree of a polynomial equation is simply the largest power in the equation. For example, has a degree of 3, because its highest power is 3, as seen in the term. Similarly, has a degree of 1. Polynomials with odd-numbered (1, 3, 5…) powers follow similar patterns: Note that the . . . → Read More: Polynomials, Odd and Even Functions
25 Things You Had No Clue Google Slides Could Do
I talk about the wonders of Google Slides CONSTANTLY and frequently refer to it as the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. It can do all kinds of things! In this post and podcast series, I will show you 25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do.
How to Make Digital Worksheets - Lindsay Bowden
Learn how to quickly convert PDF worksheets into digital worksheets for you students! Learn how to assign them in Google Classroom™ as well.
Bazinga: Another Easy Review Game
We're coming upon the end of the school year, which means finals! I've had this game ever since I've started teaching and it's one of my fav...
Unit Circle w/ Everything (Charts, Worksheets, 35+ Examples)
The Unit Circle is one of the most important topics in all of Trigonometry and Calculus. Understanding the Unit Circle is in the power of your Left Hand.
Calculus Little Book of Rules (Great mini book for AP Calculus)
Calculus Mini Book Do your calculus students drive you nuts because they forget basic rules that they really need to have memorized? Mine do too! So I created this little book of calculus rules. This book of rules is great for first semester calculus. This book is easy to create, CUTE!, and onl...
Calculus Finding Derivatives End of Unit 44 questions Distance Learning
This comprehensive review of Finding Derivatives is perfect for your AP Calculus, Honors, Dual Enrollment or College Calculus 1 classes. It includes two versions of a handout, each with 22 well chosen representative questions. One version is in multiple choice format and the other is in free re...
Cake Day in Calculus
If you teach calculus, you probably can't look at one of these without seeing a volume of rotation. I presented this as a problem to my calc class, after introducing volumes by the disk and shell method. I gave each student a sheet of cm graph paper, and a slice of cake: Students drew the volume of rotation and found the outer and inner radii. It wasn't too challenging for them, since the cake slice was just a rectangle. This one was my attempt to do the problem with them: To check for…