Monday, October 30 – Students will be able to recall how to simplify radicals without the use of a calculator.
Practice simplifying radicals.
Tuesday, October 31 – Students will be able to use the Pythagorean theorem to solve for missing sides or to determine if a triangle is a right triangle.
Check radical review work
Review the Pythagorean theorem (notes)
Prove the Pythagorean theorem
Practice the Pythagorean theorem
Wednesday, November 1 – Students will discover the short cuts associated with finding the sides of a triangle given one side length if the right triangle is a special right triangles.
Go over homework
Thursday, November 2 – Students will be able to use the rules of special right triangles to solve problems.
Powerpoint on special right triangles
practice work on special right triangles
Friday, November 3 – Students will be able to demonstrate a minimum of 75% mastery of special right triangles and Pythagorean theorem.
Introduction to Trig