FILE 
CURRICULUM 
DATE UPDATED 
Two Special Triangles
(new style and sequencing info) 
Geometry 
March 23, 2011 
Perimeters and Areas of Similar Polygons
(new style and sequencing info) 
Geometry 
March 23, 2011 
Similarity, Ratios, and Proportions 
Geometry 
March 22, 2011 
Area Formulas: Triangle, Parallelogram, Trapezoid 
Geometry 
March 22, 2011 
Introduction to Area and Perimeter 
Geometry 
March 21, 2011 
Parallelograms and Negating Sentences 
Geometry 
March 20, 2011 
Parallel Lines 
Geometry 
March 19, 2011 
More on Exterior Angles in Triangles 
Geometry 
March 18, 2011 
Is there an ‘SSA’ Congruence Theorem? No! 
Geometry 
March 17, 2011 
Practice with TwoColumn Proofs 
Geometry 
March 15, 2011 
Relationships between Angles and Sides in Triangles 
Geometry 
March 12, 2011 
Triangle Congruence 
Geometry 
March 11, 2011 
Equivalence Relations 
Geometry 
March 10, 2011 
Angles: Complementary, Supplementary, Vertical, and Linear Pairs 
Geometry 
March 9, 2011 
More Terminology for Segments and Angles 
Geometry 
March 8, 2011 
the Pythagorean Theorem 
(copy in Geometry) 
March 7, 2011 
Introduction to the TwoColumn Proof 
Geometry 
March 6, 2011 
GeoGebra Worksheet: Bisecting an Angle 
Geometry 
March 5, 2011 
GeoGebra Worksheet: Copying a Line Segment and an Angle 
Geometry 
March 4, 2011 
Constructions 
Geometry 
March 4, 2011 
Applying Logical Equivalences to Algebraic and Geometric Statements 
Geometry 
March 3, 2011 
Logical Equivalences and Practice with Truth Tables 
Geometry 
March 2, 2011 
Proof Techniques 
Geometry 
March 1, 2011 
Contrapositive and Converse 
Geometry 
February 28, 2011 
‘If... Then...’ Sentences 
Geometry 
February 27, 2011 
GeoGebra Worksheet: Quadrilaterals 
Geometry 
February 26, 2011 
Quadrilaterals 
Geometry 
February 25, 2011 
Interior and Exterior Angles in Polygons 
Geometry 
February 24, 2011 
Introduction to Polygons 
Geometry 
February 23, 2011 
GeoGebra Tutorial: GeoGebra Basics 
Geometry 
February 20, 2011 
Segments, Rays, Angles 
Geometry 
February 19, 2011 
GeoGebra Worksheet: Triangles 
Geometry 
February 18, 2011 
Introduction to GeoGebra 
Geometry 
February 17, 2011 
Beginning Terminology: Points, Lines, and Planes 
Geometry 
February 16, 2011 
Introduction to Polynomials 
Algebra II 
February 14, 2011 
Introduction to Exponential Functions 
Algebra II 
February 13, 2011 
Introduction to Logarithmic Functions 
Algebra II 
February 11, 2011 
Change of Base Formula for Logarithms 
Algebra II 
February 10, 2011 
Properties of Logarithms 
Algebra II 
February 9, 2011 
Introduction to Logarithms 
Algebra II 
February 6, 2011 
Equations of Circles 
Algebra II 
February 5, 2011 
Arithmetic with Complex Numbers 
Algebra II 
February 3, 2011 
Complex Numbers 
Algebra II 
February 1, 2011 
the Quadratic Formula 
Algebra II 
January 31, 2011 
Algebraic Definition of Absolute Value 
Algebra II 
January 30, 2011 
Quadratic Functions and the Completing the Square Technique 
Algebra II 
January 29, 2011 
Equations of Simple Parabolas 
Algebra II 
January 28, 2011 
Parabolas 
Algebra II 
January 27, 2011 
Graphical Transformations: All Mixed Up 
Algebra II 
January 26, 2011 
Reflections and the Absolute Value Transformation 
Algebra II 
January 25, 2011 
Graphing Tools: Vertical and Horizontal Scaling 
Algebra II 
January 24, 2011 
Graphing Tools: Vertical and Horizontal Translations 
Algebra II 
January 22, 2011 
Multiplying Matrices 
Algebra II 
January 21, 2011 
Basic Arithmetic with Matrices 
Algebra II 
January 20, 2011 
Introduction to Matrices 
Algebra II 
January 19, 2011 
Simple Word Problems resulting in a System of Equations 
Algebra II 
January 18, 2011 
Solving Systems using Elimination 
Algebra II 
January 18, 2011 
Solving Systems using Substitution 
Algebra II 
January 15, 2011 
Introduction to Systems of Equations 
Algebra II 
January 13, 2011 
Measures of Spread 
Algebra II 
January 12, 2011 
Mean, Median, and Mode 
Algebra II 
January 11, 2011 
Summation Notation 
Algebra II 
January 10, 2011 
Combinations and Permutations 
Algebra II 
January 9, 2011 
Factorial Notation 
Algebra II 
January 8, 2011 
Choosing Things: Does Order Matter? 
Algebra II 
January 7, 2011 
More Probability Concepts 
Algebra II 
January 6, 2011 
Basic Probability Concepts 
Algebra II 
January 5, 2011 
Advanced Set Concepts 
Algebra II 
January 4, 2011 
Composition of Functions 
Algebra II 
January 3, 2011 
Graphical Interpretation of Sentences like $\,f(x) = g(x)\,$ and $\,f(x) \gt g(x)$ 
Algebra II 
January 2, 2011 
Graphical Interpretation of Sentences like $\,f(x) = 0\,$ and $\,f(x) \gt 0$ 
Algebra II 
January 1, 2011 
Basic Models You Must Know 
Algebra II 
December 31, 2010 
Sequencing/style updates of Algebra I course:
putting in related content links (as needed),
stating position in course (e.g., #7 of 164),
text link to support/Fun Facts page in content section,
new style (header, logo, content on white background).

Algebra I 
December 24–29, 2010 
Graphs of Functions 
Algebra II 
December 23, 2010 
Compound Interest Formula 
Algebra II 
December 22, 2010 
Loans and Investments 
Algebra II 
December 18, 2010 
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences 
Algebra II 
December 17, 2010 
Introduction to Recursion and Sequences 
Algebra II 
December 16, 2010 
Domain and Range of a Function 
Algebra I 
December 14, 2010 
More Practice with Function Notation 
Algebra I 
December 12, 2010 
Introduction to Functions 
Algebra I 
December 11, 2010 
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines 
Algebra I 
December 10, 2010 
Horizontal and Vertical Lines 
Algebra I 
December 9, 2010 
PointSlope Form 
Algebra I 
December 8, 2010 
Finding Equations of Lines 
Algebra I 
December 6, 2010 
Graphing Lines 
Algebra I 
December 5, 2010 
Practice with Slope 
Algebra I 
December 4, 2010 
Introduction to the Slope of a Line 
Algebra I 
December 2, 2010 
Introduction to Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables 
Algebra I 
December 1, 2010 
the Midpoint Formula 
Algebra I 
November 30, 2010 
the Distance Formula 
Algebra I 
November 29, 2010 
Practice with Points 
Algebra I 
November 28, 2010 
Locating Points in Quadrants and on Axes 
Algebra I 
November 26, 2010 
More Problems Involving Percent Increase and Decrease 
Algebra I 
November 25, 2010 
Problems Involving Percent Increase and Decrease 
Algebra I 
November 24, 2010 
Writing Expressions Involving Percent Increase and Decrease 
Algebra I 
November 23, 2010 
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Variables 
Algebra I 
November 22, 2010 
revisited:
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions with Variables
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 21, 2010 
Solving More Complicated Quadratic Equations by Factoring
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 19, 2010 
Factoring Trinomials of the form $\,ax^2 + bx + c$
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 18, 2010 
Solving Simple Quadratic Equations by Factoring
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 17, 2010 
Identifying Quadratic Equations 
Algebra I 
November 16, 2010 
Factoring Trinomials, All Mixed Up
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 14, 2010 
Factoring Trinomials of the form $\,x^2 + bx + c\,$, where $\,c\lt 0$ 
Algebra I 
November 13, 2010 
Factoring Trinomials of the form $\,x^2 + bx + c\,$, where $\,c\gt 0$ 
Algebra I 
November 12, 2010 
Basic Concepts involved in Factoring Trinomials 
Algebra I 
November 11, 2010 
Word Problems involving Perfect Squares 
Algebra I 
November 10, 2010 
Solving More Complicated Equations involving Perfect Squares
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 8, 2010 
Solving Simple Equations involving Perfect Squares
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 7, 2010 
Factoring a Difference of Squares 
Algebra I 
November 6, 2010 
Writing Expressions in the Form $\,A^2$ 
Algebra I 
November 5, 2010 
Identifying Perfect Squares 
Algebra I 
November 4, 2010 
Solving Absolute Value Sentences, All Types
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 3, 2010 
Solving Absolute Value Inequalities Involving “Greater Than”
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
November 2, 2010 
Solving Absolute Value Inequalities Involving “Less Than”
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
October 31, 2010 
Solving Absolute Value Equations
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
October 30, 2010 
Solving Sentences Involving “Plus or Minus”
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
October 29, 2010 
Solving Simple Absolute Value Sentences
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
October 28, 2010 
Determining the Sign (positive or negative) of Absolute Value Expressions 
Algebra I 
October 27, 2010 
Simplifying Basic Absolute Value Expressions 
Algebra I 
October 27, 2010 
Solving Linear Inequalities, All Mixed Up
(new web exercise; JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 26, 2010 
Solving Linear Inequalities Involving Fractions
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 26, 2010 
Solving Linear Inequalities with Integer Coefficients
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 26, 2010 
Solving Simple Linear Inequalities with Integer Coefficients
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 24, 2010 
Solving Simple Word Problems resulting in Linear Equations 
Algebra I and Algebra II 
October 24, 2010 
Don't Mix Up $\,3x\,$ versus $\,x^3\,$!
(this is a brandnew exercise) 
Algebra I 
October 23, 2010 
Solving Linear Equations, all mixed up
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 22, 2010 
Solving Linear Equations involving Fractions
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 22, 2010 
Solving More Complicated Linear Equations with Integer Coefficients
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 21, 2010 
Solving Simple Linear Equations with Integer Coefficients
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs)

Algebra I 
October 21, 2010 
Factoring out the Greatest Common Factor

Algebra I 
October 20, 2010 
Finding the Greatest Common Factor of Variable Expressions

Algebra I 
October 20, 2010 
Finding the Greatest Common Factor of
[beautiful math coming... please be patient]
$\,2\,$ or $\,3\,$ Numbers

Algebra I 
October 19, 2010 
Listing all the Factors of a Whole Number

Algebra I 
October 18, 2010 
Identifying Common Factors

Algebra I 
October 18, 2010 
Recognizing Products and Sums; Identifying Factors and Terms

Algebra I 
October 17, 2010 
Practice with the Mathematical Words “and”, “or”, “is equivalent to”

Algebra I 
October 16, 2010 
Simplifying Expressions like $\,(ab)(c+de)$ 
Algebra I 
October 15, 2010 
Simplifying $\,(a+b)^2\,$ and $\,(ab)^2\,$ 
Algebra I 
October 15, 2010 
More Complicated FOIL 
Algebra I 
October 15, 2010 
Basic FOIL 
Algebra I 
October 15, 2010 
Simplifying Expressions like $\,a(3b2cd)$ 
Algebra I 
October 14, 2010 
Introduction to the TwoColumn Proof 
Geometry 
October 13, 2010 
Combining Like Terms 
Algebra I 
October 13, 2010 
Identifying Variable Parts and Coefficients of Terms 
Algebra I 
October 12, 2010 
Writing Quite Complicated Expressions in the Form
[beautiful math coming... please be patient]
$\,kx^n$ 
Algebra I 
October 11, 2010 
Writing More Complicated Expressions in the Form
[beautiful math coming... please be patient]
$\,kx^n$ 
Algebra I 
October 10, 2010 
Writing Expressions in the Form $\,kx^n$ 
Algebra I 
October 9, 2010 
Recognizing the patterns $\,x^n\,$ and $\,(x)^n\,$ 
Algebra I 
October 8, 2010 
Equal or Opposites? 
Algebra I 
October 6, 2010 
Mental Math: Addition 
Algebra I 
October 6, 2010 
Practice with the Distributive Law 
Algebra I 
October 4, 2010 
Practice with Products of Signed Variables 
Algebra I 
October 4, 2010 
Practice with $\,x\,$ and $\,x\,$ 
Algebra I 
October 3, 2010 
Practice with Rational Exponents 
Algebra I 
October 2, 2010 
Mixed Basic Add/Subtract/Multiply/Divide Practice
(This is a new exercise!) 
Algebra I 
October 2, 2010 
Writing Rational Exponents in Radical Form 
Algebra I 
October 1, 2010 
Writing Radicals in Rational Exponent Form 
Algebra I 
September 30, 2010 
Approximating Radicals 
Algebra I 
September 29, 2010 
Practice with Radicals 
Algebra I 
September 28, 2010 
OneStep Exponent Law Practice 
Algebra I 
September 27, 2010 
Practice with $\,x^m/x^n = x^{mn}$
and
Practice with $\,x^{p} = 1/x^p$

Algebra I 
September 26, 2010 
Practice with $\,x^mx^n = x^{m+n}$
and
Practice with $\,(x^m)^n = x^{mn}$

Algebra I 
September 25, 2010 
Basic Exponent Practice with Fractions 
Algebra I 
September 24, 2010 
Practice with Order of Operations 
Algebra I 
September 23, 2010 
Map of MCAS Objectives to Fisher Web Site, Grades 9–10
and
MCAS Objective 10.N.2 Practice

(miscellaneous materials) 
September 23, 2010 
Practice with Exponents 
Algebra I 
September 22, 2010 
Rate Problems 
Algebra I 
September 22, 2010 
MultiStep Conversions 
Algebra I 
September 21, 2010 
OneStep Conversions 
Algebra I 
September 20, 2010 
Practice with Unit Conversion Information 
Algebra I 
September 18, 2010 
Practice with Unit Names
(no MathJax here; just updated to XHTML/CSS) 
Algebra I 
September 17, 2010 
Practice with Unit Abbreviations
(no MathJax here; just updated to XHTML/CSS) 
Algebra I 
September 16, 2010 
Classifying Units as Time, Length, Volume, Weight/Mass
(no MathJax here; just updated to XHTML/CSS) 
Algebra I 
September 15, 2010 
Tables of Unit Conversion Information
(no MathJax here; just updated to XHTML/CSS) 
Algebra I 
September 14, 2010 
Rounding Decimals to a Specified Number of Places 
Algebra I 
September 13, 2010 
Deciding if Numbers are Equal or Approximately Equal 
Algebra I 
September 12, 2010 
Deciding if a Fraction is a Finite or Infinite Repeating Decimal 
Algebra I 
September 11, 2010 
Recognizing Zero and One 
Algebra I 
September 9, 2010 
Solving Equations of the form xy = 0
(JSXGraph dynamic graphs) 
Algebra I 
September 8, 2010 
Identifying Inequalities with Variables as True or False 
Algebra I 
September 8, 2010 
Practice with the phrases “at least” and “at most” 
Algebra I 
September 7, 2010 
Bigger, Smaller, Greater, Lesser 
Algebra I 
September 6, 2010 
Identifying Inequalities as True or False 
Algebra I 
September 6, 2010 
Divisibility Equivalences 
Algebra I 
September 5, 2010 
Adding and Subtracting Simple Fractions with Variables 
Algebra I 
September 4, 2010 
Adding and Subtracting Fractions 
Algebra I 
September 3, 2010 
Practice with Factors 
Algebra I 
September 2, 2010 
Renaming Fractions with a Specified Denominator 
Algebra I 
September 1, 2010 
Finding Least Common Multiples 
Algebra I 
August 31, 2010 
Practice with Multiples 
Algebra I 
August 30, 2010 
Renaming Fractional Expressions 
Algebra I 
August 29, 2010 
More Practice with the form a(b/c) 
Algebra I 
August 28, 2010 
Practice with the form a(b/c) 
Algebra I 
August 27, 2010 
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions 
Algebra I 
August 25, 2010 
Determining if a Product is Positive or Negative 
Algebra I 
August 24, 2010 
Finding Reciprocals 
Algebra I 
August 23, 2010 
Fractions Involving Zero 
Algebra I 
August 22, 2010 
Locating Fractions on a Number Line 
Algebra I 
August 21, 2010 
Rewriting Fractions as a Whole Number plus a Fraction 
Algebra I 
August 20, 2010 
Significant Figures and Related Concepts
(JSXGraph "precision versus accuracy") 
Algebra I 
August 19, 2010 
Scientific Notation 
Algebra I 
August 17, 2010 
Getting Bigger? Getting Smaller? (Direct and Inverse Variation) 
Algebra I 
August 16, 2010 
Solving for a Particular Variable 
Algebra I 
August 14, 2010 
Undoing a Sequence of Operations 
Algebra I 
August 11, 2010 
Using Mathematical Conventions 
Algebra I 
August 8, 2010 
Solving Simple Sentences By Inspection 
Algebra I 
August 5, 2010 
Going from an Expression to a Sequence of Operations 
Algebra I 
July 23, 2010 
Going from a Sequence of Operations to an Expression 
Algebra I 
July 22, 2010 
Reading Set Notation 
Algebra I 
July 21, 2010 
Introduction to Variables 
Algebra I 
July 20, 2010 
Interval and List Notation 
Algebra I 
July 19, 2010 
Introduction to Sets 
Algebra I 
July 18, 2010 
Changing Percents to Decimals 
Algebra I 
July 16, 2010 
Changing Decimals to Percents 
Algebra I 
July 15, 2010 
Multiplying and Dividing Decimals by Powers of Ten 
Algebra I 
July 14, 2010 
Changing Decimals to Fractions 
Algebra I 
July 13, 2010 
Multiplying by Powers of Ten 
Algebra I 
July 12, 2010 
Identifying Place Values 
Algebra I 
July 11, 2010 
Average of Three Signed Numbers 
Algebra I 
July 10, 2010 
Average of Two Signed Numbers 
Algebra I 
July 8, 2010 
Writing Fractions With a Denominator of 2 in Decimal Form 
Algebra I 
July 6, 2010 
Mixed Addition and Subtraction of Signed Numbers 
Algebra I 
July 6, 2010 
Deciding if a Number is Whole Number, Integer, etc. 
Algebra I 
July 5, 2010 
Divisibility 
Algebra I 
July 3, 2010 
Multiplication 
Algebra I 
June 30, 2010 
Basic Addition Practice 
Algebra I 
June 28, 2010 
Expressions versus Sentences 
Algebra I 
June 21, 2010 
the Addition Property of Equality 
Algebra I 
June 18, 2010 
Subtraction of Signed Numbers 
Algebra I 
June 17, 2010 
Addition of Signed Numbers 
Algebra I 
June 17, 2010 
Perimeters and Areas of Similar Polygons 
Geometry 
June 15, 2010 
Writing Quadratic Equations in Standard Form 
Algebra I 
June 15, 2010 
Translating Simple Mathematical Phrases 
Algebra I 
June 14, 2010 
Quadrilaterals
(JSXGraph "randomlygenerated quadrilaterals") 
Geometry 
June 13, 2010 
Basic Properties of Zero and One 
Algebra I 
June 12, 2010 
Two Special Triangles
(JSXGraph "special triangle collages") 
Geometry 
June 11, 2010 
Area Formulas: Triangle, Parallelogram, Trapezoid
(JSXGraph "exploring height/base pairs in a triangle") 
Geometry 
June 9, 2010 
the Multiplication Property of Equality 
Algebra I 
June 8, 2010 
Factoring Simple Expressions 
Algebra I 
June 7, 2010 
Writing Fractions in Simplest Form 
Algebra I 
June 6, 2010 
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions With Variables
(JSXGraph "punctured graphs") 
Algebra I 
June 4, 2010 
Probability Tree Diagrams
(JSXGraph "twostep probability tree diagrams") 
Algebra II 
June 3, 2010 
Introduction to Function Notation 
Algebra I 
June 2, 2010 
Calculating Percent Increase and Decrease 
Algebra I 
June 1, 2010 
the Pythagorean Theorem
(JSXGraph "right triangle collage") 
Algebra I/Geometry 
May 28, 2010 
Multistep Exponent Law Practice 
Algebra I 
May 28, 2010 