In the Rotations “lesson bundle”, students will explore rotations and their properties. Throughout the lessons, students are encouraged to make observations related to their investigations, leading them to discovering the properties of rotated figures. Explorations can be done via rotations on a grid and without a grid.



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In the Translations “lesson bundle”, students will explore translations and their properties. Throughout the lessons, students are encouraged to make observations related to their investigations, leading them to discovering the properties of translated figures. Explorations can be done via translations on a grid by direction, or using a vector.



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Students will learn the shapes of the graphs of the sine and cosine functions and how they relate to the unit circle.



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Students will derive the Law of Cosines by collecting and observing data.



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Students will learn how to solve more complex trig equations over the interval [0, 2π).



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Students will learn the graphs and restrictions for inverse sine and cosine functions.



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Students will make connections between the Cartesian graphs of trig functions and Polar graphs involving cardioids and limacons (with and without a loop).



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In Chemistry Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire™ technology to explore common chemistry problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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In Physics Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire™ technology to explore common physics problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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In Trigonometry Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire™ technology to explore common trig problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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In Differential Equations Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire™ technology to explore differential equations problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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In Statistics Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire technology to explore common statistics problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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In Algebra Made Easy  Trial Edition, students will use TINspire technology to explore common algebra problems utilizing stepbystep processes.




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This activity brings together a range of ideas from Activity 1 and 2 using a combination of rotation and dilation matrices and a very powerful visual and algebraic approach. The activity gives function to the use of matrices and highlights how relatively complicated expressions can be determined very easily. Students connect many aspects of the Specialist Mathematics course in a single activity that is sure to engage students.




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Model the optimization area problem for fencing on 3 sides. In Year 1, a linear relation between length and width is demonstrated. In Year 2, a quadratic relation between area and width is demonstrated. In year 3, students can compare their Calculus solution with the one provided on the Math Notes page. In addition, there is an activity to learn how to construct the TINspire fence problem. Selfdirected instructions with keystrokes are included with each activity.




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