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Course Outline

Ministry of Education Math 10 curriculum

**Math 10 Provincial Exams will be on Wednesday, June 18 at 9:00 am.
Data page from the Provincial Exam**

Practice exams and other info for Math/English/Science

We are currently working on Final Exam Review.

The Unit 8 – Measurement unit test will be on June 3 (not May 30) and June 4.

The Unit 2b – Powers & Radical mini-unit test was on Tuesday, May 6, and Wednesday, May 7.

**June 3/4**

Mesasurement test

We worked on the final exam practice booklet after the test.

**May 29/30**

Measurement review

page 52 #1ac,3aceg,5d,6a,11abcd

There will be a measurement test next day on June 2/3.

**May 26/27**

Mass/Density

complete the handout

There will be a quiz next day on rulers, surface area, and volume on Wednesday, May 28/Thursday, May 29.

There will be a measurement test on June 2/June 3.

**May 21/22**

Volume

Workbook pages…

There will be a quiz on rulers, surface area, and volume on Wednesday, May 28/Thursday, May 29.

There will be a measurement test on May 30/June 2.

**May 21/22**

Volume

Workbook pages…

There will be a quiz on rulers, surface area, and volume on Wednesday, May 28/Thursday, May 29.

There will be a measurement test on May 30/June 2.

**May 16/20**

Surface Area day 2

page 39 #9, 16

page 46 #2,7,14,19

There will be a quiz on rulers, surface area, and volume on Wednesday, May 28/Thursday, May 29.

There will be a measurement test on May 30/June 2.

**May 14/15**

Area and Surface Area

page 25 #1ac,6

page 37 #3c

page 44 #1a,e,g,h,i,j

**May 12/13**

We looked at measuring using the imperial system. Complete:

– the rulers practice worksheet,

– the feet/inches worksheet

If there had been a lot more time, I would have assigned page 13 #4h,8,9 and page 18 #3fgh

There will be a converting units quiz on Wednesday/Thursday next week.

**May 8/9**

Students continued to convert units, but saw how to use unit analysis to convert units and to convert rates.

page 12 #1,2ace,3ace

page 17 #1,3ace,6,12

There will be a converting units quiz on Wednesday/Thursday next week.

**May 6/7**

Students are writing the powers and radicals test. Complete the metric lengths unit conversion questions.

**May 2/5**

Review for the powers and radicals test. Work on worksheet.

**Apr 30/May 1**

More radicals practice and started Measurement

Page 90 #3bd, 9bd

Page 6, 1, 3 (a-f for each)

**Apr 28/29**

We looked at converting between whole radicals and mixed radicals.

page 89 #2-5,9-12 (block A should do a,c,e for each; block F should do a and c for each)/

There will be a quiz next day on evaluating and simplifying powers, and converting between exponents and radicals.

**Apr 24/25**

Exponents and radicals worksheet

page 1 – a,d,g,j…

page 2 – a,c,e…

**Apr 22/23**

Powers with fractional exponents

Page 106 – 109

#7a-h, 8 left side, and 11 left side

page

**Apr 16/17**

We wrote the Unit 7 – Systems of Equations test.

**Apr 14/15**

Complete a few questions from each page of the review worksheet. There will be a unit test next class.

There will be a unit 7 test on Wednesday/Thursday April 16/17

**Apr 9/10**

Complete the solving systems of equations handout.

There will be a quiz on Monday/Tuesday. It will have 7 questions:

– 2 solving by substitutions, 4 solving by elimination, 1 word problem

There will be a unit 7 test on Wednesday/Thursday April 16/17

**Apr 7/8**

We looked at solving systems by elimination

Block A should try page 295 #2a,c,k,q,s

Block F should try page 295 #2a,c

There will be a quiz on Monday/Tuesday.

There will be a unit 7 test on Wednesday/Thursday April 16/17

**Apr 3/4**

Page 287 #1-3,4ac,6ac,11

page 300 #1acem

There will be a quiz next class (Monday and Tuesday) on # of solutions and solving systems graphically.

**Apr 1/2**

Number of solutions in a system of equations

Block A should do the graphing and equations review worksheet. Answer key here.

**Mar 14/31**

We started systems of linear equations

page 288 #4bdfg, 5, 6bdghl, 10

**Mar 12/13**

Linear Equations unit test; no homework

**Mar 10/11**

The class wrote a quiz on the slope-point form of a linear equation.

Students were given a review worksheet with an answer k ey to review for test next day.

**Mar 6/7**

We looked more at the slope-point form of the equation.

page 267 #1,2,4

page 188 #5

page 218 #5,6,15

we will have a quiz next class.

**Mar 4/5**

We looked at the slope-point form of the linear equation.

page 247 #5ab, 10ce, 11ab

There will be linear equations unit test in 3 classes.

**Feb 28/Mar 3**

We looked at parallel and perpendicular lines.

Page 233-235 #1(all but i), 2, 3ace, 6, 11-13

There will be a quiz next day on the general form of the equation, x and y intercepts and slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines.

**Feb 26/27**

We looked at parallel and perpendicular lines. Block F should look at examples 1-5 on the worksheet.

**Feb 24/25**

Working with the general form of an equation. X and Y intercepts

worksheet in notes #1a,c,e, 4a,c,e (answer key attached to back)

page 185 #1(all), 4a-e

page 225 #2,a,c,e, 6a,c,e

**Feb 19/20**

Writing the equation of a line, and graphing an equation in slope-intercept form.

page 187 #4f-k

page 223 #1,3,4,5,6 (“odd” letters: a,c,e… for each)

**Feb 17/18**

Calculating slope from a graph, a table of values, or two ordered pairs

page 208 #1a,b,c,d, 2, 3, 4, 5a,c,e,k, 6

**Feb 13/14**

We looked at solving (or manipulating) equations.

worksheet #2,4,5,8,11 (a and c for each)

page 246 #3,4,5,6 (a,c,e for each)

**Feb 11/12**

Midterm today; no homework.

**Feb 6/7**

We practiced for the upcoming midterm.

There will be a midterm exam covering the first five units of the year next class.

**Feb 4/5**

We practiced for the upcoming midterm.

There will be a midterm exam covering the first five units of the year on Tuesday Feb 11, and Wednesday Feb. 12.

**Jan 31/Feb 3**

We wrote a functions unit test today. There will be a midterm exam covering the first five units of the year on Tuesday Feb 11, and Wednesday Feb. 12.

**Jan 29/30/**

We wrote a function notation quiz today. Complete the review worksheet for next class. There will be a functions unit test next class.

**Jan 27/28/**

Composite function worksheet

There will be a function notation quiz on next class, and a unit test on Friday Jan. 31 and Monday Feb 3.

**Jan 23/24**

Students worked on a function notation worksheet.

Students should do:

– front: a (i-v) and b (i-v)

– back: a,c,e,g,i.

There will be a function notation quiz on Monday and Tuesday, and a unit test on Friday Jan. 31 and Monday Feb 3.

**Jan 21/22**

We wrote a domain and range quiz.

We will continue to look at function notation next day.

There will be a function notation quiz on Monday and Tuesday, and a unit test on Wednesday, and Thursday next week.

**Jan 16/17**

We practiced domain and range.

We also have begun to look at function notation.

**Jan 14/15**

Functions quiz 1

We looked at more examples of domain and range.

Block F also looked at the vertical line test to determine if a relation is a function or not. Block F should complete the worksheets.

**Jan 10/13**

Domain and range

page 169 #5,6,7,10(not d)

Quiz next day.

**Jan 8/9**

Representations of functions

Complete the examples on the front and the back of the handout.

**Jan 6/7**

Start of Unit 5 – Functions

Reminder of writing the equation of a linear relation. We also looked at substituting values into an equation or expression.

Students should do 1,2ab,3,4,6b,7, *2cd,8 on the worksheet.

**Dec 18/19**

The class wrote the factoring test.

**Dec 16/17**

We practiced factoring. Students should be prepared for the factoring unit test next class.

**Dec 12/13**

We did some much-needed practice on factoring difference of squares and perfect square trinomials.

Students should try page 137 #7,10,11

The Factoring Polynomials test will be on Wed, Dec. 18 and Thurs, Dec. 19.

**Dec 10/11**

Students looked at factoring perfect square trinomials. There was a worksheet with an answer key available to check your work. Block A should do #4-10 (a and c only). Block F should complete #4-10 (a only).

The Factoring Polynomials test will be on Wed, Dec. 18 and Thurs, Dec. 19.

**Dec 6/9**

We wrote a quiz today. We looked at factoring a difference of squares.

There is no homework, although students who found the quiz difficult should practice the topics we have seen so far this unit.

**Dec 4/5**

We looked at factoring trinomials that have a leading coefficient.

Students should complete the questions that are on the notes handout. Students should also do at least the first 7 questions on the “when is the wrestler king of the ring?” worksheet.

There will be a quiz next class.

**Dec 2/3**

We factored polynomials with 3 and 4 terms.

Page 136 #5,6 “odd” letters

Page 143 #6,7 “odd” letters

There will be a quiz in two classes.

**Nov 28/29**

We looked at finding greatest common factors (GCF) and factoring polynomials.

do page 134-135 #1-4 “odd” letters (a,c,e…) Skip #4i.

**Nov 26/27**

The class wrote the Expanding Polynomials unit test today.

There was a handout for people to do for next day to get ready for Factoring Polynomials.

**Nov 21/25**

We reminded ourselves of algebra tiles.

We have a review worksheet.

Do #1ab, 3abcf, 4a, 6abc

or #1ab, 3ab, 4ac, 7, 14

**Nov 15/18**

Quiz today

We looked at area and volume of shapes.

Practice this in your workbook. Page 130 and 137.

Chapter test next week.

**Nov 15/18**

We multiplied polynomials by polynomials and we cubed binomials. Students should do the worksheet #3ab,4ab,5ab,6,7,8.

There will be a quiz on Tuesday/Wednesday.

**Nov 13/14**

We multiplied binomials by binomials. Students should practice with page 128 #1a-f, 2, 3. Do a few questions from each.

**Nov 8/12**

Students should complete the multiplying a monomial times a polynomial questions on pages 4 and 5 of the worksheet from today.

There will be a quiz next class on combining like terms, multiplying numbers and multiplying monomials times a polynomial.

**Nov 6/7**

We started to look at multiplying and had a reminder of like terms in polynomials. Students should complete the worksheet.

**Nov 4/5**

Unit 2 (numbers and number system) test today. Do the multiplying/dividing monomials worksheet that was given out afterwards.

**Oct 31/Nov 1**

We had some scientific notation practice.

We had a review worksheet to work on. Answer key available Review solutions.

We will have a unit test next class on Nov. 4 and 5.

**Oct 29/30**

We wrote a quiz on powers and exponents.

We looked at scientific notation. Students should do the odd numbers on the worksheet. There is an answer key on the back.

We will have a unit test on Nov. 4 and 5.

**Oct 24/28**

We practiced simplifying powers using exponent laws.

We looked at writing powers with negative exponents as the reciprocal of the positive exponent. Students should practice this by looking at pages 103 – 105 in the workbook. Block F should do #3,4,5,6 (a-d for each)

There will be a quiz next day on powers and exponent laws. We will have a unit test on Nov. 4 and 5.

**Oct 22/23**

Students wrote a quiz on the rational vs. irrational numbers as well as square and cube roots. Block A should do alternating letters a,c,e… on the powers and exponents worksheet.

**Oct 18/21**

Students completed the handouts on the number systems, and worked on page 58 in the workbook.

Block F students should also complete the first two pages of the powers and exponents worksheet.

There will be a quiz next class on the number systems and square and cube roots.

**Oct 16/17**

We talked about square and cube roots. Students in block A should do page #83 #1-5,7 (abcd for all). Students in block F should the workbook questions as well as describing the first 4 numbers on the rational/irrational numbers handout.

**Oct 11/15**

We looked at the square and cube roots of perfect and non-perfect squares. Block A should complete the first 3 pages of the worksheet. Block F should do the first 4 pages.

There will not be tests this week.

**Oct 9/10**

We practiced divisibility rules, prime factorization, GCF, LCM, and square and cube roots. We wrote a quiz on this.

**Oct 7/8**

We looked at perfect squares and perfect cubes. There will be a quiz next day with no calculators.

**Oct 3/4**

We looked at greatest common factors and lowest common denominators.

**Oct 1/2**

We did divisibility rules. Complete the worksheet. Answer key here.

**Sept 27/30**

Chapter test today; no homework.

**Sept 25/26**

We reviewed how to solve triangles.

We looked at applications of trigonometry on worksheets here and here. The answer key is here.

There will be a trigonometry test next class (on Friday/Monday).

**Sept 23/24**

The class wrote trig quiz 2.

Students should solve the two triangles that they copied. There will be a trigonometry test in two classes (on Friday/Monday).

**Sept 18/19**

We worked on the inverse trig functions. Complete the worksheet.

There will be a quiz on Monday/Tuesday next week. It will cover the three trig functions, as well as the inverse trig functions.

**Sept 16/17**

The classes wrote Trig quiz 1. Block A has no homework. Block F was still working on “The Trig Ratios: Sin, Cos, Tan”. Students should do #1abc,ijk and #7cd.

There will be a quiz on Monday/Tuesday next week.

**Sept 12/13**

The A block class had no homework. The F block was still working on the Trig Using Any Angles worksheet. They should do #1-9 on that page. Here is the answer key.

There will be a quiz on trigonometry next class. There will be a calculator and non-calculator section.

**Sept 10/11**

Complete the finding the length questions on the 30-60-90 and 45-45-90 triangles handout.

**Sept 4**

No homework. We will go over the Math 9 review at the start of class next day.

**Unit 1 – Trigonometry of Right Triangles**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 1A – obtain (from both a trig table and a calculator) an appropriate trig ratio value
- 1B – give the angle for a specific trig ratio (using a calculator and trig table)
- 1C – calculate the length of a side or the measure of an angle in a right triangle
- 1D – calculate angles or sides in problems involving two right triangles
- 1E – solve problems from a picture or description involving one or more right triangles
- 1F – solve triangles using trigonometry, the Pythagorean Theorem, and angles in a triangle = 180 degrees

**Unit 2 – Numbers and Number Systems**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 2A – write a number as the product of prime factors
- 2B – determine the greatest common factor (GCF) and lowest common multiple for a set of 2 or 3 numbers
- 2C – determine the square and cube root of perfect squares and perfect cubes, including large and small numbers and fractions
- 2D – estimate the square and cube root of numbers that are not perfect squares or cubes
- 2E – demonstrate an understanding of the differences and classificationsof real numbers (rational and irrational numbers)
- 2F – order irrational numbers
- 2G – apply exponent laws to simplify powers
- 2H – explain, using patterns why a negative exponent can be written as the reciprocal of a positive exponent
- 2I – express numbers in scientific notation
- 2K – calculate the value of a power or radical
- 2L – convert powers to radicals and vice versa
- 2M – convert between whole radicals and mixed radicals

**Unit 3 – Polynomials 1 – Expanding**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 3A – multiply a monomial by a polynomial and collect like terms
- 3B – FOIL – multiply a binomial by a binomial, including perfect squares and difference of squares
- 3C – multiply a polynomial by a polynomial
- 3D – add or subtract products of polynomial expansion
- 3E – applications of multiplying polynomials: area, volume, etc.

**Unit 4 – Polynomials 2 – Factoring**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 4A – determine the greatest common factor of numbers or terms
- 4B – factor out the greatest common factor from a polynomial
- 4C – factor a difference of squares and a sum of squares
- 4D – factor a trinomial into two binomials with a leading coefficient of 1
- 4E – factor a trinomial with a leading coefficient not equal to 1 into two binomials
- 4F – factor polynomials that appear in geometric applications

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 5A – determine the equation of a linear relation, in the form y = mx + b
- 5B – determine the result if you input different values of x into a function, or determine the value(s) of x that will give a specific result
- 5C – explain the domain or range of a relation, or draw a relation with a specific domain and range
- 5D – explain whether a relation is a function or not
- 5E – use function notation for an algebraic or graphical function
- 5F – use function notation for an algebraic or graphical composite function

**Unit 6 – Slopes and Graphing of Linear Relations**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 6A – solve or manipulate an equation, including converting between these forms of linear equations:
- the general form of a linear equation Ax + By + C = 0
- the slope-intercept form of a linear equation y = mx + b
- the slope-point form y-y1 = m(x-x1)

- 6B – represent a linear relation using a graph, words, ordered pairs, tables of values, or equations
- 6C – find the equation of a line given a graph, a point and the slope, the coordinates of two points, a point and the equation of a parallel or perpendicular line
- 6D – determine other points on a line and determine whether a point is a solution to a linear equation
- 6E – determine the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines
- 6F – use a linear equation to solve a rates of change problem

**Unit 7 – Systems of Linear Relations (Algebra & Graphing)**

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 7A – Write an equation for a relation
- 7B – Plot a linear function on a grid
- 7C – Determine whether a point is on a line or not, and explain algebraically and graphically, what a solution to a system represents
- 7D – Solve a system of equations graphically
- 7E – Determine the number of solutions of a system of equations and describe systems as consistent or inconsistent
- 7F – use substitution to algebraically solve a system
- 7G – use elimination to algebraically solve a system
- 7H – solve a two-variable problem that involves a system of linear equations

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 8A – convert between SI units and imperial units using proportions and unit analysis
- 8B – choose appropriate units and estimate lengths in both SI units and imperial units
- 8C – measure using the SI and imperial systems of measurements
- 8D – determine the surface area of 3d shapes and composite shapes, including prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres
- 8E – determine the volume of 3d shapes and composite shapes, including prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres
- 8F – Apply proportional reasoning to solve geometric problems (e.g. cost, weight, time, etc.)