I hope you’re all enjoying Spring Break. Pre-calc – I talked to an electrical engineer and found out that trig identities are important and actually used quite frequently to simplify signals and systems work. I also learned that many EEs don’t like math and solve most of their problems using computers and simulations…
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I find myself too busy to really enjoy the Olympics. I did get to watch some curling online yesterday. It is a really interesting game and provides some great physics problems (friction, momentum). I’m surprised Mr. Groom hasn’t done a Physics of the Olympics lesson yet.
These notes may get your brain going after a long holiday break…
Notes and Chapter 5A HW Help –> PreCal_12_28
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algebra 2 – Quadratic inequalities
We only we’re able to cover about half the section, so I adjusted the HW. See the notes to find the assignment.
Pre-Calculus – Intro to Trig Ratios and Snell’s Law
Light is cool. Especially refracted light. If you have one of the fiber optic toys, bring it to class. I wish I had one today for a demo – oh, well.