2B Maths TimelineWednesday 28/5/14:
TO DO: Many students will be absent. DONE: Many students absent. Showed another episode of School of Hard Sums (BBC). Tuesday 27/5/14: TO DO: Go over Exercise 22.5. DONE: Many students absent. Showed School of Hard Sums (BBC). Monday 26/5/14: TO DO: Will be away at a second year soccer competition. Work will be left with supervising teacher. DONE: Work left. Students were to continue with Exercise 22.5.  Friday 23/5/14: No class due to 2B having a class retreat. Thursday 22/5/14: TO DO: Will not be present  as I will be away on an ecology field trip with class 2F. Work to be left  to continue with Exercise 22.4. DONE: Students continued with Exercise 22.4. Homework: Complete exercise 22.4. Wednesday 21/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with trigonometry  Sin, Cos and Tan functions. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Continued with trigonometry  section 22.4. Homework Questions 2, 4, 6, and 8 of Exercise 22.4. Tuesday 20/5/14: TO DO: Go over test and continue with Chapter 22. DONE: Went over test and students continued with Exercise 22.3. Homework: complete all even numbered questions in Exercise 22.3. Monday 19/5/14: TO DO: Give students who were absent on Friday the maths exam. Other students to continue with questions in Chapter 22. DONE: Gave test to students that were absent on Friday. Other students did their own study.  Friday 16/5/14: TO DO: End of year test DONE: Gave end of year exam. Thursday 15/5/14: TO DO: Will be away at an athletics competition. Work will be left with supervising teacher. DONE: Work left. Students were to continue with revision and study any topics they might have difficulty with. Wednesday 14/5/14: TO DO: Revision. DONE: Revised further topics with students. Homework: study by doing questions from difficult topics and choosing three questions to do, one from the beginning, one in the middle, and one at the end of each exercise. Tuesday 13/5/14: TO DO: Revision. DONE: Revised various topics by helping students with a variety of questions from the book. Homework: study topics that you find difficult for upcoming (this Friday) end of year exam. Monday 12/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Start revision. DONE: Corrected homework questions and started revision. Students chose any questions or topics that they found difficult. Homework: study for upcoming test. Choose topics that you find difficult.  Friday 9/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with Chapter 22. DONE: Corrected homework. Started exercise 22.2: Sine, Cosine and Tangent functions. Homework: Complete the even numbered questions. Thursday 8/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Start Chapter 22: Trigonometry. DONE: Corrected homework. Started trigonometry. Homework: complete the odd numbered questions of Exercise 22.1. Wednesday 7/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Cover stem and leaf plots. DONE: Corrected homework. Covered stem and leaf plots. Also covered misleading graphs. Homework: complete odd numbered questions from Exercise 13.4 and 13.5 Tuesday 6/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Cover pie charts. DONE: Corrected any homework questions students had diffuclty with. Covered pie charts and histograms. Homework: Complete the even numbered questions in Exercise 13.2 and the odd numbered questions in Exercise 13.3. Monday 5/5/14: BANK HOLIDAY  Friday 2/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions and start Chapter 13: Stats 3. DONE: Corrected Test Yourself 10 exercise questions. Started stats 3  drawing charts. Homework: complete all odd numbered questions in Exercise 13.1. Thursday 1/5/14: TO DO: Correct homework. Cover tree diagrams. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Covered tree diagrams. Homework: Complete Qs 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 of Exercise 10.7 and Questions 3 and 5 of the test yourself exercise. Wednesday 30/4/14: TO DO: Will be absent due to athletics. DONE: Left work for students to do. Complete the remainder of Exercise 10.6 and complete questions 1 and 2 of the test yourself exercise. Tuesday 29/4/14: TO DO: Continue with probability. DONE: Students continued with probability questions in Chapter 10. Covered topic of probabilities from two event and using a sample space. Homework: Exercise 10.4: odd numbered questions; Exercise 10.5: even numbered questions; Exercise 10.6: Questions 16. Monday 28/4/14: TO DO: Start probability DONE: Covered the start of probability: outcomes, events, probability scale, Principle of Counting. Homework: complete 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, Ex 10.1; Questions 1, 3, 5, Ex 10.2; Questions 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, Ex 10.3.  Friday 11/4/14: TO DO: Test on Chapter 11. DONE: Test on Chapter 11. Thursday 10/4/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with Test Yourself 11. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with Test Yourself 11 and revision. Homework: study for test tomorrow. Wednesday 9/4/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Complete Exercise 11.8. Start Test Yourself 11. Revision. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with distancetime graph questions in Exercise 11.8. Homework: Finish Exercise 11.8 and complete Questions 15 of the Test Yourself 11 exercise. Tuesday 8/4/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Cover the topic of distancetime graphs. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Covered the topic of distancetime graphs. Homework: Q16 Exercise 11.8. Monday 7/4/14: TO DO: Correct homework. Assess understanding. If time start section 11.8: interpreting slope. DONE: Corrected homework. Students were not given work on Friday so they only started Exercise 11.7 today. Homework: Finish Exercise 11.7.  Friday 4/4/14: TO DO: Away at athletics. Work to be left. DONE: Work left. Students were to start Exercise 11.7 in class and finish the exercise for homework. Thursday 3/4/14: TO DO: Correct homework Continue with graphing lines. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Assessed understanding. Students continued with exercise 11.6 graphing lines. Homework: finish exercise 11.6. Wednesday 2/4/14: TO DO: Graphing lines. DONE: Started graphing lines. Homework: Questions up to and including 11 of exercise 11.6. Tuesday 1/4/14: TO DO: Graphing lines. DONE: Many students absent again. Students did work on equations of parallel lines and perpendicular lines on their khanacademy.org accounts. Homework: complete question 1 of the Test Yourself 11 exercise. Monday 31/3/14: TO DO: Graphing lines. DONE: Corrected homework. Did not do graphing lines because many students were absent. Homework: learn off the equations used in Chapter 11.  Friday 28/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework. Assess understanding and move onto graphing lines. DONE: Many students were absent due to a Connacht Final in Gaelic football. Corrected homework questions. Homework: complete Exercise 11.5 and complete 30 minutes of work on geometry on khanacademy.org accounts. Thursday 27/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Assess understanding of these concepts. If time, move onto topic of Graphing lines. DONE: Corrected homework. Students continued with Exercise 11.5. Did not have time to move onto graphing lines. Homework: complete up to Q10 of Exercise 11.5. Wednesday 26/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Assess understanding. Continue with questions on parallel and perpendicular lines. DONE: Brought students to the computer room to do maths on their khanacademy.org accounts. They did questions on the equation of a line and the distance formula. Homework: questions 3 and 4 Exercise 11.5. Tuesday 25/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions on y = mx + c. Continue with work on exercise 11.4. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Continued with y = mx + c questions in exercise 11.4. Homework: finish exercise 11.4 and complete questions 1 and 2 of exercise 11.5. Monday 24/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with equation of a line. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Started y = mx +c. Homework: Questions 1  10 of Exercise 11.4. If finished these questions then study for the upcoming test.  Friday 21/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with the topic of the equation of a line. DONE: Corrected questions. Students carried on with questions from Exercise 11.3. Homework: complete the rest of the questions in Exercise 11.3. Thursday 20/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework and cover topic of linear equations. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Started section 11.3 on equations. Homework: complete questions 1  4 of exercise 11.3. Wednesday 19/3/14: TO DO: Did extra work on slope. Correct homework. Assess understanding. Cover equations of line. DONE: Corrected homework. Did extra work on slope. Did not get to cover line equations. Homework: Question 3 (i), (ii) and (iii) p231. Tuesday 18/3/14: No class due to day off. Monday 17/3/14: St Patrick's Day  Public holiday  Friday 14/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with exercises on slope. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Explained the concept of 'slope' in more detail. Students continued with the questions in Exercise 11.2. Homework: finish all question in exercise 11.2. Thursday 13/3/14: TO DO: Go over the test and cover the topic of slope. DONE: Went over the test. Started topic of slope. Homework: Questions 1 4 of exercise 11.2. Wednesday 12/3/14: TO DO: Correct the coordinate geometry questions given over the past two days. DONE: Away at a U15 soccer Match. Left work for students to do. Students were to start Exercise 11.2 and complete Questions 1  10 for homework. Tuesday 11/3/14: TO DO: Correct homework questions and assess understanding of length and midpoint of a line segment. DONE: Students did work on their khanacademy.org account on the topic of coordinate geometry. Homework: complete question 1 of the Test Yourself 11 exercise. Monday 10/3/14: TO DO: Continue with length and midpoint of line segments (Exercise 11.1). DONE: Away at an SPHE meeting with DoE inspector Ms. N. McHugh. Work left: students were to continue with questions on length and midpoint of line segments from Exercise 11.1. Homework: complete questions in Exercise 11.1.  Friday 7/3/14: TO DO: Start chapter 11. DONE: Started Chapter 11: Coordinate geometry. Students started working on exercise 11.1. Homework: questions 1  7. Thursday 6/3/14: TO DO: Revision DONE: Students did revision of sets, choosing three questions from each exercise of Chapter 3. Homework: show completed revision work on khanacademy.org on the topic of sets  to be completed by Monday 10th March. Wednesday 5/3/14: TO DO: Test on Chapter 17. DONE: Test on Chapter 17. Tuesday 4/3/14: TO DO: Continue the revision of Area and Volume (Chapter 17). DONE: Students did revisio of area and volume questions on their khanacademy.org account. Homework: study for upcoming test on Chapter 17 tomorrow. Monday 3/3/14: TO DO: Revision of Area and Volume. Students must have an indepth knowledge of how to use mathematical formulas involved in calculating area and volume of various shapes and objects. DONE: Corrected homework questions 5 and 6 of Test Yourself 17. Homework: revise for test on Wednesday  Friday 28/2/14: TO DO: More questions on area and volume as many students are still having a lot of difficulty with the more challenging questions. DONE: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with the problems in Test Yourself 17. Homework: complete all of the questions in Test Youself 17 (up to Q7 p355) and study for upcoming test. Thursday 27/2/14: Corrected homework questions. Students continued working on problems in Exercise 17.3. Homework: finish exercise 17.3 and complete questions 1 and 2 of Test Yourself 17. Wednesday 26/2/14: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with Exercise 17.3 on Area and volume of cones and spheres. Homework: Complete up to and including question 15 of exercise 17.3. Tuesday 25/2/14: Away at Connacht Cross Country Champs. Left specific work to be completed during class and to be finished for homework: Questions 110 of exercise 17.3. Monday 24/2/14: Away at Project Maths Inservice Workshop 10. Left a worksheet on area and volume. Homework: complete worksheet questions.  Friday 14/2/14: Corrected homework questions. Started Exercise 17.3 Volume and surface area of cones. Homework: complete some work on khanacademy.org. Thursday 13/2/14: Corrected homework questions from Exercise 17.2. Homework: Questions 11  15. Exercise 17.2. Wednesday 12/2/14: Corrected further homework questions from Monday's work (Exercise 17.1). Started Exercise 17.2: Volume and surface area of the sphere. Homework: Questions 1  10 Exercise 17.2. Tuesday 11/2/14: Corrected homework questions for the full class. Homework: do work on khanacademy.org this evening. Monday 10/2/14: Corrected homework questions. Three students completed the test. Students continued with Exercise 17.2  volumes and surface area of cones, cylinder and spheres. Homework: complete Exercise 17.1.  Friday 7/2/14: Corrected the test. Started Chapter 17: Cones Cylinder and spheres. Homework: Questions 16 Exercise 17.1. Thursday 6/2/14: Test on chapter 6. Wednesday 5/2/14: Corrected homework. Revision of questions in Chapter 6. Homework: study for test on Chapter 6 tomorrow. Tuesday 4/2/14: Students did work on khanacademy.org in the computer room. Homework: study chapter 6 for upcoming test on Thursday and over the next week attain a further 50,000 points on your khanacademy profile. Monday 3/2/14: Corrected homework questions. Covered topic of scale drawings. Homework: questions 1  10 p112113 of exercise 6.6.  Friday 31/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with questions on prisms (area and volume). Homework: finish exercise 6.5. Thursday 30/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Started prisms. Homework: Questions 1  10 exercise 6.5 p107108. Wednesday 29/1/14: Away at schools crosscountry competition. Left work: Students were to continue with exercise 6.4. When finished they were to read over Section 6.5 on prisms. Students were then to start exercise 6.5. If they found it too difficult, they were to start on Test Yourself 6. Homework: Questions 1  4 of Test Yourself 6. Tuesday 28/1/14: Away the schools GAA Handball competition. Left work. Students were to continue on with exercise 6.4. Homework: complete up to and including Question 17 of Exercise 6.4. Monday 27/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Students started exercise 6.4. Homework: questions 1  3 exercise 6.4.  Friday 24/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with questions on area and circumference of the circle. Homework: complete all questions in Exercise 6.3. Thursday 23/1/14: Corrected homework questions on exercise 6.2. Started Exercise 6.3 (Area and circumference of circle). Homework: Questions 1  10 of Exercise 6.3 pages 95 and 96. Wednesday 22/1/14: Continued with Exercise 6.2. Homework: complete all questions on Exercise 6.2. Tuesday 21/1/14: Students did work on their khanacademy.org profiles. Homework: Reach 20,000 points on your profile for the last 7 days. Monday 20/1/14: Test on Chapter 5 and 7. Started Chapter 6. Homework: Complete all questions in Exercise 6.1.  Friday 17/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Revision of Chapters 5 and 7. Homework: Study for test on Monday. Please note: there will be a small number of questions from other chapters covered to date. Thursday 16/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Students continued the questions from the Test Yourself 7 exercise. Homework: Complete all questions in the Test Yourself 7 exercise. Wednesday 15/1/14: Covered quartiles and interquartile range. Homework: Complete the even questions of exercise 7.5 and questions 1 and 2 of Test Yourself 7. Tuesday 14/1/14: Students did interactive questions on khanacademy.org. Homework: students must have attained 10,000 points for tomorrow by completing work on their profile of the website. Monday 13/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Continued with Mean, Mode and Median questions. Homework: Even numbered questions from Exercise 7.3 and Oddnumbered questions from Exercise 7.4 p125131.  Friday 10/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Started Chapter 7: Statistics 2. Mean, mode, median covered. Homework: complete the odd numbered questions from exercise 7.1 and 7.2 p118124. Thursday 9/1/14: Corrected homework questions. Started the Test Yourself Exercise 5. Homework: complete all questions in Test Yourself 5. Wednesday 8/1/14: Corrected homework questions from Ex 5.1 Covered topics: primary and secondary data; surveys; questionnaires; bias; sampling. Homework: odd numbered questions from exercises 5.2 and 5.3. Tuesday 7/1/14: Students did work on Collecting Data Questions on khanacademy.org. Homework: spend at least 20 minutes this evening doing extra questions on khanacademy with progress being checked. Monday 6/1/14: Corrected the test on Chapter 4. Started Chapter 5: Statistics I  Collecting Data. Covered topics of categorical data and numerical data. Homework: complete questions 1  7 Exercise 5.1 p7475.  Friday 20/12/13: No class due to half day. Happy Christmas! Thursday 19/12/13: Test on chapter 4. Wednesday 18/12/13: Corrected homework. Students started Test Yourself 4. Homework: study for tomorrow's test. Tuesday 17/12/13: Corrected homework. Started the topic of compound interest and how to calculate final value, principle, percentage interest and term. Homework: Odd numbered questions up to and including 21 pages 67 and 68 Exercise 4.5. Monday 16/12/13: Corrected homework. Covered topic: Currency exchange calculations. Homework: Questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 of Exercise 4.4, p62  63. Study for test on Thursday 19th December.  Friday 13/12/13: Corrected homework questions. Continued with topic of income tax and USC. Homework: Questions 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19 Exercise 4.3 pages 59  61 and study for a maths test (next Thursday 19th December) on Chapter 4 (with some questions from other chapters studied to date). Thursday 12/12/13: Corrected homework questions. Started income tax and USC questions (Exercise 4.3). Homework: Questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 Exercise 4.3 or Questions 2, 4, 6 Exercise 4.3 depending on how many you completed during class. Wednesday 11/12/13: Corrected homework questions. Covered topic: Household bills. Homework: Questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 of Exercise 4.2 p5355. Tuesday 10/12/13: Students continued their work on maths problems on khanacademy.org. Homework: spend at least 20 min doing quadratic problems on khanacademy.org. Monday 9/12/13: No class due to LC PTM.  Friday 6/12/13: Corrected homework questions. Started new topic: Chapter 4: Applied Arithmetic (VAT and Percentage Profit and Loss). Homework: Questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15 Exercise 4.1. Thursday 5/12/13: Corrected homework questions. Students started Test Yourself 8. Homework: questions 1, 3 and 5 of Test Yourself 8. Wednesday 4/12/13: Students set up accounts on khanacademy.org and joined the 2B group. Students solved some sample quadratic equations on the website. Homework: do some more questions from the online interactive exercises on solving quadratic equations on www.khanacademy.org Tuesday 3/12/13: Corrected homework. Students continued with solving quadratic equations. Homework: complete all questions in Exercise 8.4. Monday 2/12/13: Corrected homework. Students continued with Exercise 8.2 and 8.3. Homework: odd numbered questions from Exercise 8.2 and odd numbered questions up to and including Question 15 of Exercise 8.3.  Friday 29/11/13: Covered the Quadratic formula. Homework: Questions 1  6 of Exercise 8.2. Thursday 28/11/13: Corrected homework questions. Students continued with solving quadratic equations. Homework: Finish all questions in Exercise 8.1 Wednesday 27/11/13: Students did interactive quadratic equations on khanacademy.org  Homework: Questions 31  35 of Exercise 8.1. Tuesday 26/11/13: Corrected homework questions. Covered the topic of solving simple quadratic equations. Homework: Questions 4  30 Exercise 8.1. Monday 25/11/13: Gave a free class due to the number of students absent. One student who was absent for last week's test completed the test today. Despite it being a free class homework was given: Chapter 8: Exercise 8.1 Questions 1  3. Students should be able to do these questions as factorising quadratic equations has been covered previously. 
Solutions to Questions 3  4 Exercise 11.5.
Solutions to Questions 1 and 2 of Exercise 11.5.
