Chapter 4

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Factors, Fractions, and Exponents

Goals Vocabulary
Write the prime factorization of numbers. prime number
composite number
prime factorization
factor tree
monomial
common factor
greatest common factor (GCF)
relatively prime
simplest form
equivalent fractions
multiple
common multiple
least common multiple (LCM)
least common denominator (LCD)
scientific notation
Find the greatest common factor of two or more numbers.
Simplify fractions.
Find the least common multiple of two or more numbers.
Compare and order fractions and mixed numbers.
Multiply and divide expressions with exponents.
Simplify expressions with negative or zero exponents.
Read and write numbers using scientific notation.
Multiply and divide numbers in scientific notation.
 
 
 

Notes from Mrs. Caso:

This chapter is usually everyone's least favorite. However, it is very important to be able to work with fractions as they occur in many contexts. Also, we'll be looking at factorization which is a major topic in Algebra 1.

Interactive Materials:


 

13 days on this chapter

Timeline:

Done in class:

Homework assigned:

Day 36:
10/20/08
Take notes on Section 4.1. Start homework. 4.1 - Do pages : 171-172
#14-18, 21-49, 52-62
Day 37:
10/21/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.1. Take notes on Section 4.2. Start homework. 4.2A - Do pages : 176-177
#8-11, 16-20, 28-31, 36-39
Day 38:
10/22/08
Check and review homework A from Section 4.2.  Start homework. 4.2B - Do pages : 176-177
#21, 25-27, 32, 33, 40-45
Day 39:
10/23/08
Check and review homework B from Section 4.2. Take notes on Section 4.3. Start homework. 4.3 - Do pages : 182-183
#17-20, 23, 24, 31-52, 57-65
Day 40:
10/24/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.3. Take notes on Section 4.4. Start homework. Turn in Real-World Problem Solving: Student Council Extra Credit. 4.4 - Do pages : 188-189
#10, 11, 16-38, 42-49
Day 41:
10/27/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.4. Take notes on Section 4.5. Start homework. 4.5 - Do pages : 194-195
#14-26, 28, 30-34
Day 42:
10/28/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.5. Take notes on Section 4.6. Start homework. 4.6 - Do pages : 199-200
#18-21, 26-49, 55-62
Day 43:
10/29/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.6. Take notes on Section 4.7. Start homework. 4.7A - Do pages : 203-204
#9-12, 21, 35-45
Day 44:
10/30/08
Take Chapter 4 Quiz 1. Check and review homework A from Section 4.7. Start homework. 4.7B - Do pages : 203-204
#17-20, 22-30, 46, 47
Day 45:
10/31/08
Check and review homework B from Section 4.7. Take notes on Section 4.8. Start homework. 4.8 - Do pages : 207-208
#14-16, 20-39, 43-48
Day 46:
11/03/08
Check and review homework from Section 4.8. Begin reviewing for the Chapter 4 Test using the review packet passed out in class. Study for the Chapter 4 Test
Day 47:
11/05/08
Review for the Chapter 4 Test by comparing answers from the review in groups and then going over them as a class. Study for the Chapter 4 Test
Day 48:
11/06/08
Take Chapter 4 Test. Remember to bring a calculator to class! Extra Credit: Physics Lab - due one week from today.

Copyright 2007
North Olmsted High School
Paula L. Caso, Mathematics Instructor 
Last updated on
 
10/16/2008