Class Syllabus

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**Week of July 24 - August 4**Welcome back, everyone! I am happy to have you in class this semester. Please check this site often for worked out solutions to homework and test review problems. We begin this week with classifying, adding, subtracting and multiplying polynomials. Additionally, we will learn how to construct Pascal's Triangle and to use the patterns in the triangle to expand binomials.

Poly Vocabulary Notes

Polynomial Multiplication Notes with Mixed Practice Solutions

Pascal's Triangle Notes and Examples

**Week of August 7 - 11****Monday**: Polynomial long division.

Long Division Homework Solutions

**Tuesday**: Extra practice with long division and its applications

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problems after the tutorial.

**Wednesday**: Begin factoring polynomials with the GCF and Grouping Patterns

**Thursday: SLO**

Friday:Factoring quadratic trinomials and polynomials reducible to quadratic form

Friday:

**The key to your survival will be to learn these factoring patterns! We will use them time and time again. Remember, practice makes perfect. Come with your questions on Monday and be prepared to add on. We will learn to factor binomials on Monday and have three additional special patterns. Test will be at the end of the week (Thursday or Friday).**

Monday:Factoring the difference of squares

__Week of August 14 - 18__Monday:

Worksheet and answer key

**Tuesday:**Factoring the sum and difference of cubes

**Wednesday:**More factoring practice (all patterns mixed)

**Thursday**: Review for test

Review Key

**Week of August 21 - 25**

**Monday:**Begin solving by factoring. Concepts to know: The Zero Product Property and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra

**Tuesday:**More solving by factoring.