# Algebraic Connections

**Plan: 4-28-14 to 5-2-14**

**Monday: **Permutations review

**Tuesday: **Combinations

**Wednesday: **Combinations

**Thursday: **Fundamentals of probability

**Friday: **Probability

**Plan: 4-7-14 to 4-11-14**

**Monday: **Right triangle trigonometry: Trigonometric ratios

**Tuesday: **Trigonometric ratios

**Wednesday: **Problem solving using an angle of elevation

**Thursday: **Determining the angle of elevation

**Friday: **Trigonometric ratios quiz

**Plan: 3-31-14 to 4-4-14**

**Monday: **Area and circumference of triangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, and circles.

**Tuesday: **Formulas for volume

**Wednesday: **Solving volume for multiple polyhedrons

**Thursday: **Solving volume for multiple polyhedrons

**Friday: **Volume of polyhedron word application problems

**Plan: 2-24-14 to 2-28-14**

**Monday: **Measuring area and volume

**Tuesday: **Measuring area and volume in various units

**Wednesday: ** Measuring weight and temperature

**Thursday: **Temperature converision

**Friday: **Chapter quiz

**Standards:**

Literacy: RS 2-4, 8; WS 2d, 3

AL COS: 1; 7; 7a; 12

Practice: 4; 5; 6

**Plan: 2-17-14 to 2-21-14**

**Monday: **Review of consumer mathematics and financial management

**Tuesday: **Review of consumer mathematics and financial management

**Wednesday: **Chapter 8 test

**Thursday: **English/metric measurement systems

**Friday: ** English/metric measurement systems

**Plan: 1-26-14 to 1-31-14**

**Monday: **Perparing a loan amoritzation schedule

**Tuesday: **Perparing a loan amoritzation schedule

**Wednesday: **Installment Loan review

**Thursday: **Installment loan review

**Friday: **Installment loan quiz

**Outcome-Based Objectives:**

*** **Use formulas or equations of functions to calculate outcomes of exponential growth or decay

* Use analytical, numerical, and graphical methods to make financial and economic decisions, including those involving banking and investments, insurance, personal budgets, credit purchases, recreation, and deceptive and fraudulent pricing and advertising.

* Create, manually or with technological tools, graphs and tables related to personal finance and economics.

*Create a model of a set of data by estimating the equation of a curve of best fit from tables of values or scatter plots.

**Standards:**

Literacy: RS 2-4, 8; WS 2d, 3

AL COS: 1; 7; 7a; 12

Practice: 4; 5; 6

**Plan: 1-21-14 to 1-24-14**

** Tuesday: **The Cost of Home Ownership

**Wednesday: **Computing the total cost of interest over the life of a fixed-rate mortgage. Homework: Page 444 (1 – 7)

**Thursday: **Mortgage properties and features. Classwork: Page 445 (12 – 17)

**Friday: **Calculating Mortgage Values Page 458 (49 – 50)

**Outcome-Based Objectives:**

*** **Use formulas or equations of functions to calculate outcomes of exponential growth or decay

* Use analytical, numerical, and graphical methods to make financial and economic decisions, including those involving banking and investments, insurance, personal budgets, credit purchases, recreation, and deceptive and fraudulent pricing and advertising.

* Create, manually or with technological tools, graphs and tables related to personal finance and economics.

*Create a model of a set of data by estimating the equation of a curve of best fit from tables of values or scatter plots.

**Standards:**

Literacy: RS 2-4, 8; WS 2d, 3

AL COS: 1; 7; 7a; 12

Practice: 4; 5; 6

**Plan: 1-13-14 to 1-17-14**

**Monday: **Determining Annual Percentage Rate (APR). Homework: Page 436 (11 – 12)

**Tuesday: **Early Payoff: The actuarial method. Classwork Page 435 (5 – 10)

**Wednesday: **Early Payoff: The rule of 78. Homework: Page 436 (13 – 14)

**Thursday: **Balance due on a credit card. Homework: Page 436 (15 – 16)

**Friday: **Review and quiz

**Outcome-Based Objectives:**

* Create algebraic models for application-based problems by developing and solving equations and inequalities, including those involvingdirect, inverse, and joint variation.

* Use analytical, numerical, and graphical methods to make financial and economic decisions, including those involving banking and investments, insurance, personal budgets, credit purchases, recreation, and deceptive and fraudulent pricing and advertising.

* Create, manually and with technological tools, graphs, and tables related to personal finance and economics.

**Standards**:

Literacy: WS 2d; 3; RS 2-4; 8

AL COS: 1; 7; 7a

Practice: 4; 5; 6

**Plan: 1-6-14 to 1-10-14**

**Monday**: Khan Academy review

**Tuesday**: Khan Academy review

**Wednesday:** Khan Academy review

**Thursday**: Benchmark review

**Friday**: Installment Buying. Homework: Page 435 (1 – 4)

**Outcome-Based Objectives**:

* Create algebraic models for application-based problems by developing and solving equations and inequalities, including those involvingdirect, inverse, and joint variation.

* Create, manually and with technological tools, graphs, and tables related to personal finance and economics.

**Standards**:

Literacy: WS 2d; 3; RS 2-4; 8

AL COS: 1; 7; 7a

Practice: 4; 5; 6

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