# Monday 3/7/11 & Tuesday 3/8/11 CP Algebra

Monday 3/7/11 Lab – Cognitive Tutor

Tuesday 3/8/11 – Discuss / Check HW from Friday – to create a scatterplot with data collected from Look Out Below Lab

Students entered data into graphing calculator and found the equation for the curve of best fit to model; then used their equations to answer questions.

HW – bring in a pack of skittles / m & m’s for “Invasion of the Wiggies” Lab Wednesday;

Wednesday 3/9/11

“Invasion of the Wiggies” Lab & Notes for Target #4 – solve problems involing radicals & rational exponents.

### HW – skills practice pages 633-636 Due Friday

Thursday 3/10/11 Lab – Cognitive Tutor (retake quadratics, if needed).

Friday 3/11/11 Stamp & check HW over radicals & rational exponents.  Quick Quiz

HW – Create a Practice Test covering properties of Exponents #1-7 (see unit organizer).

# Learning Targets:

1. List the factor pairs of a composite number. □
2. Apply rules of exponents to simplify algebraic expressions:                                                                            Multiplication Properties □ Division Properties □ Negative Exponents □ Zero Exponents □  Power Rules □
3. Multiply and divide numbers in scientific notation. □
4. Solve problems involving radicals and rational exponents. □
5. Recognize equations □ and graphs □ of exponential functions.
6. Evaluate □ and graph □ exponential functions.
7. Model real-life scenarios using exponential functions. □