3C Maths


Friday 31/5/19: No class.

Thursday 30/5/19: No class.

Wednesday 29/5/19: TO DO: Continue with exam paper questions. DONE:

Tuesday 28/5/19: TO DO: Continue with exam paper questions. Revise trigonometry. DONE:

Monday 27/5/19: TO DO: Give theorems test and continue with exam paper questions. DONE: Did the above. Revised sequences and series questions. Homework: complete revision questions on linear and quadratic sequences.


Friday 24/5/19: TO DO: Continue with exam paper questions. DONE:

Thursday 23/5/19: TO DO: Give test on definitions and continue with exam paper questions. DONE: Gave definitions test and continued with functions revision. Homework: study for theorems test on Monday.

Wednesday 22/5/19: TO DO: Continue with exam paper questions. Revise functions and graphing functions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for definitions test tomorrow.

Tuesday 21/5/19: TO DO: Continue with exam paper questions. DONE: Did the above. Revised constructions. Homework: practice construction questions from the exam papers.

Monday 20/5/19: TO DO: Give theorems test and continue with exam papers. DONE: Gave theorems test. Students were then called to the hall for an awards ceremony. Homework: none given.


Friday 17/5/19: TO DO: Bring students to computer room to do work on their khanacademy accounts. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for theorems test on Monday.

Thursday 16/5/19: TO DO: Give definitions test. Continue with exam papers. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for theorems test on Monday.

Wednesday 15/5/19: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with exam papers. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for definitions test tomorrow.

Tuesday 14/5/19: TO DO: Correct homework question. Continue revision of tax and income questions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for definitions test on Thursday.

Monday 13/5/19: TO DO: Give theorems test. Continue with revision. DONE: Did the above. Continued revising tax. Gave question on the board for homework.


Friday 10/5/19: TO DO: Continue revision with exam papers. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for theorems test on Monday.

Thursday 9/5/19: TO DO: Give test on definitions and continue with revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study theorems for another test on Monday.

Wednesday 8/5/19: TO DO: Continue revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study definitions for test tomorrow.

Tuesday 7/5/19: TO DO: Give test on theorems. Continue with revision and exam paper questions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete given question and study for definitions test on Thursday.

Monday 6/5/19: NO school – bank holiday.


Friday 3/5/19: TO DO: Bring students to computer room to do work on their khanacademy.org accounts. DONE: Some students absent due to catch up with project work in other subjects. Students continued with work on their exam papers. Homework: study the theorems for another short test next Tuesday.

Thursday 2/5/19: TO DO: Give short test on definitions. Continue with exam paper questions. DONE: Did the above. Homework; study theorems for test on Monday.

Wednesday 1/5/19: TO DO: Continue revision of probability and definitions. DONE: Did the above. Did some revision of functions as well. Homework: study definitions for test tomorrow.

Tuesday 30/4/19: TO DO: Continue with revision and completion of exam papers. DONE: Did the above. Gave out booklet of definitions in maths. Homework: Study definitions for test on Thursday.

Monday 29/4/19: TO DO: Give test on theorems and revise probability definitions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study definitions and answer questions on probability.


Monday 15/4/19 – Friday 26/4/19: EASTER HOLIDAYS


Friday 12/4/19: TO DO: Bring students to computer room to do work on their khanacademy.org accounts. DONE:

Thursday 11/4/19: TO DO: Correct homework. Continue revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete question on page 296.

Wednesday 10/4/19: TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue revision of geometry. DONE: Did the above. Homework: do question on Pythagoras’ theorem.

Tuesday 9/4/19: TO DO: Go over the linear equation question. Continue revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete page 85.

Monday 8/4/19: TO DO: Give theorem test to students and continue with exam papers. DONE: Did the above. Homework: gave sheet out on linear equations. Homework: complete question 1.


Friday 5/4/19: TO DO: Bring students to the computer room and do khanacademy.org with them. DONE: Did the above. Some students did work on their exam papers. Homework: learn theorems for test on Monday.

Thursday 4/4/19: TO DO: Correct homework and continue with revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: Complete pages

Tuesday 3/4/19: TO DO: Correct homework and continue with revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete pages 235 and 236.

Tuesday 2/4/19: TO DO: Correct homework and continue with revision. DONE: Revised line and quadrilateral and cyclic quadrilaterals. Homework: complete assigned quadrilateral question from the exam papers.

Monday 1/4/19: TO DO: Give theorems test. Continue revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete table assigned in the exam papers.


Friday 29/3/19: TO DO: Take students to the computer room to do work on their khanacademy.org accounts. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study theorems for test on Monday.

Thursday 28/3/19: TO DO: Correct homework question and continue revision of tax. Also do interest and compound interest. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study theorems for another test on Monday.

Wednesday 27/3/19: TO DO: Correct homework question. DONE: Corrected exam paper question. Revised tax. Homework: complete question on page 185.

Tuesday 26/3/19: No class due to a business talk for third years.

Monday 25/3/19: TO DO: Give test on theorems. Continue with revision and papers. DONE: Did the above. Homework: answer question 14 SEC official 2018 paper page 212.


Friday 22/3/19: TO DO: Continue with revision of algebra and long division of algebraic terms. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study theorems for test Monday.

Thursday 21/3/19: TO DO: Correct homework questions and revise long division of cubics. DONE: Did the above. Homework: learn off theorems for test next Monday.

Wednesday 20/3/19: TO DO: Revise sets. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete pages 36 and 37 of the exam papers.

Tuesday 19/3/19: TO DO: Finish covering the maths mock exam. Revise geometry if time. DONE: Finished mock paper. Didn’t get time to continue revision. Homework: study.

Monday 18/3/19: No school – bank holiday.


Friday 15/3/19: No school due to day off.

Thursday 14/3/19: TO DO: Give test on theorems. Give questions based on pi for pi day. DONE: Gave test on theorems. Homework: gave out worksheet on pi questions. Complete for next Tuesday.

Wednesday 13/3/19: TO DO: Finish going over the mock exam. Revise coordinate geometry. DONE: Went over two questions on the mock exam. Didn’t get it finished. Homework: study for theorem test tomorrow.

Tuesday 12/3/19: Continue going over the mock exam. DONE: Did the above. Homework: keep revising the theorems for a test on Friday.

Monday 11/3/19: TO DO: Go over test on Pythagoras and continue going over mock exam. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for another theorem test this Thursday.


Friday 8/3/19: TO DO: Bring students to computer room to do khanacademy maths and give test on Pythagoras Theorem. DONE: Did the above.

Thursday 7/3/19: TO DO: Continue going over mock exam. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study Pythagoras’ Theorem for test tomorrow.

Wednesday 6/3/19: TO DO: Give back mock exam results and go over. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study theorems.

Tuesday 5/3/19: Give short inform assessment on factorising – address any issues and continue revision. DONE: Did the above. Homework: learn off Pythagoras’ Theorem for test on Friday.

Monday 4/3/19: TO DO: Continue revising factorising. DONE: Did the above. Homework: practice factorising for short informal test tomorrow.


Friday 1/3/19: TO DO: Give short exercise on inequalities and formula arranging. Revise factorisation. DONE:

Thursday 28/2/19: TO DO: Revise inequalities and formula rearranging. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study these topics for short class exercise tomorrow.

Wednesday 27/2/19: TO DO: Continue revision of Sin, Cos and Tan trig ratio questions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: learn of Theorem of Pythagoras for next Monday.

Tuesday 26/2/19: TO DO: Give short test on similar triangles. Revise Sin, Cos and Tan trigonometric ratios. DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete assigned questions on trig ratios.

Monday 25/2/19: TO DO: Cover the theorem of Pythagoras. DONE: Did the above. Students worked on practicing similar triangles and Pythagoras’ problems. Homework: practice/study similar triangles and Pythagoras’ Theorem for a short test tomorrow.


Monday 18/2/19 – Friday 22/2/19: Midterm Break.


Monday 11/2/19 – Friday 15/2/19: JC Mock Exams.


Wednesday 6/2/19 – Friday 8/2/19: Absent.

Tuesday 5/2/19: TO DO: Revision. Exam paper questions. DONE: Students revised. Homework: study for maths paper 2 next week.

Monday 4/2/19: TO DO: Revision. Exam paper questions. DONE: Students revised. Homework: study for maths paper 2 next week.


Friday 1/2/19: TO DO: Khanacademy.org. DONE: Students did work on their khanacademy.org accounts. Homework: study.

Thursday 31/1/19: TO DO: Revision. DONE: Students started the papers. I also covered the topic of circumcircle and incircle of triangles. Homework: practice incircles and circumcircles.

Wednesday 30/1/19: TO DO: Cover the remainder of the constructions. DONE: Did the above. Homework: finish exercise 24.4. odd numbered questions.

Tuesday 29/1/19: TO DO: Correct homework and cover constructions of a line segment, an angle and a triangle with given dimensions. DONE: Completed the above. Homework: study and practice constructions further.

Monday 28/1/19: TO DO: Correct homework. Cover dividing a line into three equal portions construction and cover circle theorem with 3F students. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study and 3F students. Learn off circle theorem.


Friday 25/1/19: TO DO: Students to do work on their khanacademy.org accounts. DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for upcoming mock exam.

Thursday 24/1/19: TO DO: Give test on theorems (3F) and constructions (3C) and continue with relevant topics for each. Parallelogram theorem for 3F and construction of equal divisions of a line segment. DONE: Gave tests and covered parallelogram theorem. Didn’t cover the construction. Homework: study for upcoming mock exam.

Wednesday 23/1/19: TO DO: Correct homework. Continue with theorems (3F) and constructions (3C). DONE: Corrected homework. Covered theorems with 3F students and drawing a parallel line through a point with 3C. Homework: study theorems (3F) and study constructions 1-5 (3C).

Tuesday 22/1/19: TO DO: Correct homework questions. Cover the topic of bisecting a line segment and constructing a perpendicular line. DONE: Did all of the above. Homework: complete 1, 3, 5, 7 of exercise 24.3.

Monday 21/1/19: TO DO: Start exercise 24.3: transformations – bisect an angle and bisect a line segment. DONE: Did the above. Homework: Complete assigned questions taken down from the board – bisect angles: 30 degrees, 50 degrees, 80 degrees, 110 degrees and 130 degrees.


Friday 18/1/19:
TO DO: Review the symmetry section and start constructions.
DONE: Brought students to the computer room and they did work on their khanacademy.org accounts – specifically in relation to transformations.

Thursday 17/1/19:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with symmetry questions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for upcoming test.

Wednesday 16/1/19:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and start the next topic of symmetry.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 exercise 24.2.

Tuesday 15/1/19:
TO DO: Give test on circle theorem. Start transformations and constructions.
DONE: Students completed the short test on theorem. Started chapter 24: transformations and constructions. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 exercise 24.1.

Monday 14/1/19:
TO DO: Give test on theorems. Continue with Chapter 16 – the test yourself exercise.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: learn off the last theorem – angle at centre of circle equals twice the angle at the circumference, standing on the same arc.


Monday 7/1/19 – Friday 11/1/19: Due to be away – work left for class.


Friday 21/12/18: No class.

Thursday 20/12/18:
TO DO: Test on chapters 15 and 16 to be given.
DONE:

Wednesday 19/12/18:
TO DO: Revision to be done on chapters 15 and 16.
DONE: Revised chapters 15 and 16. Homework: study for test tomorrow.

Tuesday 18/12/18:
TO DO: Continue correcting exam.
DONE: Did the above. Finished just for the end of class. Homework: study chapters 15 and 16 for test on Thursday.

Monday 17/12/18:
TO DO: Give back tests and go over the questions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for test on chapters 15 and 16 on Thursday


Friday 14/12/18:
TO DO: Students to do work on their khanacademy.org accounts.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study chapters 15 and 16 for test next week.

Thursday 13/12/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with scientific notation questions. Start section 15.6 on decimal places and significant figures.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete questions 1, 3, 5 of exercise 15.6.

Wednesday 12/12/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and start scientific notation section.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 of exercise 15.5.

Tuesday 11/12/18:
TO DO: Continue with surds.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: gave three scientific notation questions to be done.

Monday 10/12/18:
TO DO: Continue with indices – recap on the laws of indices.
DONE: Did the above. Covered irrational/rational/surds section. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 of exercise 15.4.


Tuesday 4/12/18 – Friday 7/12/18: Junior Cert Christmas exams.

Monday 3/12/18:
TO DO: Revision for upcoming test.
DONE: Did revision. Homework: study for upcoming test on Thursday morning.


Friday 30/11/18: Due to be away at inservice. Work left.

Thursday 29/11/18: No class due to teacher inservice day.

Wednesday 28/11/18:
TO DO: Bring students to computer room for khanacademy.org.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for test next week.

Tuesday 27/11/18:
TO DO: Continue with indices.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete the odd-numbered questions exercise 15.2.

Monday 26/11/18:
TO DO: Start Chapter 15: Indices. Cover the laws of indices.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete the odd numbered questions exercise 15.1.


Friday 23/11/18: Due to be absent. Work left.

Thursday 22/11/18:
TO DO: Bring students to computer room for khanacademy.org
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for upcoming Christmas test.

Wednesday 21/11/18:
TO DO: Cover theorem of Pythagoras in detail.
DONE: Did the above. Took most of the class! Students worked on other problems in the test yourself exercise as well. Homework: complete the test yourself exercise odd-numbered questions.

Tuesday 20/11/18:
TO DO: Correct homework question and cover the next theorem – theorem of Pythagoras.
DONE: Corrected homework. Started proof of theorem of Pythagoras – but did not finish it. Homework: question 4 (c).

Monday 19/11/18:
TO DO: Cover next theorem on parallelogram. Correct homework questions from exercise 16.3.
DONE: Covered theorem of opposite angles in a parallelogram. Homework: question 3 in the test yourself exercise 16.


Friday 16/11/18:
TO DO: Students to do their reflection. Continue with exercise 16.3. and the theorems.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: write out theorem 4 and answer 4 questions of your choice.

Thursday 15/11/18:
TO DO: Correct homework. Continue with angles and circles.
DONE: Homework: complete the odd-numbered questions from exercise 16.3.

Wednesday 14/11/18:
TO DO: Give out survey for careers guidance teacher. Correct homework question and discuss theorem 4 – the exterior angle of a triangle is equal to the two interior opposite angles.
DONE: Did the above. Homework:

Tuesday 13/11/18:
TO DO: Recap on transversals and triangles.
DONE: Did the above. Started on angles and circles. Homework: write out theorem 4 three times.

Monday 12/11/18: Due to be away at an NCCA meeting – work left for students.

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Friday 9/11/18:
TO DO: khanacademy.org
DONE: Students did work on their khanacademy.org accounts.

Thursday 8/11/18:
TO DO: Correct HW questions and start angles and circles if time.
DONE: Brought students to the computer room to do khanacademy.org.

Wednesday 7/11/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and complete exercise 16.1. Start 16.2
DONE: Did the above. Introduced exercise 16.2 transversals and triangles. Homework: complete questions 1, 3 and 5 exercise 16.2.

Tuesday 6/11/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Students to continue with exercise 16.1 on similar triangles.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete up to and including question 15, exercise 16.1

Monday 5/11/18:
TO DO: Give back test and correct with students. Start Chapter 16: geometry 2.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3 and 5 of exercise 16.1

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Friday 26/10/18:
TO DO: Test.
DONE: Test given

Thursday 25/10/18:
TO DO: Students to revise – choosing a topic and practicing questions.
DONE: Students brought to computer room and did khanacademy.org. Homework: revise for test tomorrow.

Wednesday 24/10/18:
TO DO: Students to revise – choosing a topic and practicing questions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: study for upcoming test on Friday.

Tuesday 23/10/18:
TO DO: Students to revise – choosing a topic and practicing questions.
DONE: Revised. Homework: revise for upcoming test on Friday.

Monday 22/10/18:
TO DO: Students to revise – choosing a topic and practicing questions.
DONE: Revised. Homework: revise for upcoming test on Friday.

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Friday 19/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and complete exercise 18.6 and any test yourself questions. Then start revision in preparation for class test next week.
DONE: Did the above. Helped students with algebra and functions. Homework: study and practice areas of algebra and functions.

Thursday 18/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with patterns and sequences.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd-numbered questions from exercise 18.5 and do question 1 of exercise 18.6.

Wednesday 17/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework and continue with patterns and sequences.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5 exercise 18.4 and question 1 18.5.

​Tuesday 16/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Start Chapter 18: patterns and sequences.
DONE: Did the above. Showed Hank Green’s crash course 3 minute video on the Fibonacci sequence. Homework: complete questions 1-13 (odd-numbered) exercise 18.3.

Monday 15/10/18: Away at Junior Cycle Maths inservice

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Friday 12/10/18:
TO DO: Finish off rearranging formula. Start section on evaluating and writing formulas.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 exercise 23.6.

Thursday 11/10/18:
TO DO: Continue with rearranging formulas.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd-numbered questions exercise 21.5.

​Wednesday 10/10/18: No school due to whole-school well-being inservice for teachers

Tuesday 9/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with algebraic division. Start section 21.5: rearranging formulas.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5 exercise 23.5.

Monday 8/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and start section 21.4: algebraic division.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 exercise 23.4.

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​Friday 5/10/18:
TO DO: Continue with factorising and move on to division of cubic equations if time.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd-numbered questions from exercise 21.3.

Thursday 4/10/18:
TO DO: Correct homework.  Continue with factorising.
DONE: Did the above. Complete odd numbered questions from 21.2.

Wednesday 3/10/18:
TO DO: Give back tests and correct.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete exercise 21.1 odd numbered questions.

Tuesday 2/10/18:
TO DO: Start Chapter 21: Algebra
DONE: Did the above. Homework: up to question 13 exercise 21.1.

Monday 1/10/18: No class due to day off.

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Friday 28/9/18:
TO DO: Test
DONE: Test given

Thursday 27/9/18:
TO DO: Revision of chapters 19, 20 and 23.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: revise for test Friday.

Wednesday 26/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Revise chapters 19, 20 and 23.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: revise for test on Friday.

Tuesday 25/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework. Revise
DONE: Spent whole class completing questions in the test yourself 23 exercise. Used geogebra to draw graphs. Revised the use of calculator to calculate out-put values of functions. Homework: study for test on Friday. Test will be on Chapters 19, 20 and 23.

Monday 24/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with the test yourself exercise.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: question 3 of the test yourself exercise 23.

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Friday 21/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework question and continue with exercise 23.5.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd numbered questions 3, 5 and 7 of exercise 23.5 for Monday. Study for test next Friday.

Thursday 20/9/18:
TO DO: Give second year test to class to test it out. Correct in class by self- or peer assessment.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: question 1 exercise 23.5.

Wednesday 19/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with graphing functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: question 2 exercise 23.4.

Tuesday 18/9/18: No school due to teacher CPD.

Monday 17/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with graphing functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd-numbered questions up to and including Question 11 exercise 23.3.

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Friday 14/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with quadratic functions.
DONE: Did the above. Started Exercise 23.3. Homework: questions 1 and 3 of exercise 23.3.

Thursday 13/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework and start exercise 23.2 – quadratic functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete questions 1, 3 and 5 of exercise 23.2.

Wednesday 12/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with graphing functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete odd-numbered questions on exercise 23.1

Tuesday 11/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and start chapter 23: graphing functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1 and 3 exercise 23.1.

Monday 10/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework and continue with test yourself exercise from chapter 19.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: question 6 (c) test yourself 19.

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​Friday 7/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with exercise 19.4.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete all the odd-numbered questions from exercise 19.4.

Thursday 6/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and start exercise 19.4: graphing functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 exercise 19.4.

Wednesday 5/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with exercise 19.3.
​DONE: ​Did the above. Homework: finish odd-numbered questions from exercise 19.3.

Tuesday 4/9/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions. Continue with mapping functions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5 and 7 exercise 19.3

Monday 3/9/18:
TO DO: Correct HW. Start functions. Cover domain, range and co-domain.
DONE: Did above. Completed exercise 19.1. Homework: do questions 1 and 3 exercise 19.2.

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Friday 31/8/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions from exercise 20.2 and continue with direct proportionality questions.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: complete the odd-numbered questions from exercise 20.3.

Thursday 30/8/18:
TO DO: Correct homework questions and continue with real-life graphs. Start direct proportionality.
DONE: Did the above. Finish the odd-numbered questions from exercise 20.1 and do questions 1, 3 and 5 from exercise 20.2.

Wednesday 29/8/18:
TO DO: Start Chapter 20: real-life graphs.
DONE: Did the above. Homework: questions 1, 3, 5 and 7 exercise 20.1.

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