Mr.Timmerman
Homework – Winter
2019
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CLASSES: 
Period 1
Grade 10 Gifted/Enriched  MPM2DG/2
 01 
Period 2
Grade 10 Gifted/Enriched  MPM2DG/2
 02 
Period 4
Advanced Functions – MHF4U1  11

UPCOMING TESTS: 
Test: Tuesday, October 15 
Test: Tuesday, October 15 
Here is the textbook error
sheet (so far). Test: Friday,
Oct 4 
Fri. Oct 18 
·
Equation of a Circle From Three Points.
Tangent line to a Circle. Please see notes here. ·
HW: twice a reasonable sample of class handouts 
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Equation of a Circle From Three Points.
Tangent line to a Circle. Please see notes here. ·
HW: twice a reasonable sample of class handouts 
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Quiz ·
Guidance Presentation. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handouts 
Thur. Oct 17 
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The Midpoint Formula – see
note. ·
Finding Centre of a Circle Using Perpendicular Bisectors of
Chords. ·
Equations of Circles – see answers. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handouts 
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The Midpoint Formula – see
note. ·
Finding Centre of a Circle Using Perpendicular Bisectors of
Chords. ·
Equations of Circles – see answers. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handouts 
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Revisited a Rational Function  here. ·
Oblique Asymptotes. ·
HW: two graphs assigned in class. 
Wed.Oct 16 
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Line segments in a Triangle – see
note ·
Triangle Centres – note ·
Equation of a Circle Centered at (h, k) – see
the note here. ·
HW: p.96 #1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 13, 15, 18, 19 
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Line segments in a Triangle – see
note ·
Triangle Centres – note ·
Equation of a Circle Centered at (h, k) – see
the note here. ·
HW: p.96 #1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 13, 15, 18, 19 
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Review:
Point Discontinuities (Holes) and VAsymptotes, HAsymptotes. ·
Intro to Curve Sketching Algorithm ·
HW: p.174 #16; p.190 #4 
Tue. Oct 15 
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Test 1 ·
HW: a reasonable sample of p.77  79 
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Test 1 ·
HW: a reasonable sample of p.77  79 
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Rational Functions of the Type Linear Over Linear. ·
HW: see this and
p.174 #1 – 12, 14 
Mon. Oct 14 
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Thanksgiving Day – No Classes 
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Thanksgiving Day – No Classes 
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Thanksgiving Day – No Classes 
Fri. Oct 11 
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Equation of a Circle Centered at the Origin – see notes. ·
Distance Formula ·
HW: as assigned in class 
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Equation of a Circle Centered at the Origin – see notes. ·
Distance Formula ·
HW: as assigned in class 
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Reciprocals of Quadratic Functions – 2 ·
Please see notes
here. ·
HW: p.164 # 2 – 4, 5ace, 7,
8adgh; p.166 #9 – 14, 16, 17 
Thur. Oct 10 
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Distance from a Point to the Origin ·
HW: continue work on yesterday’s handouts. See this
and this. 
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Distance from a Point to the Origin ·
HW: continue work on yesterday’s handouts. See this
and this 
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Reciprocals of Quadratic Functions. ·
See answers to the handout here. ·
HW: p.164 #2 – 5, 7 – 10, 13, 15 
Wed. Oct 9 
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Review/Practice 
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Review/Practice 
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Review/Practice 
Tue. Oct 8 
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Divisor Counting – Part 2 ·
HW: questions assigned in class 
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Divisor Counting – Part 2 ·
HW: questions assigned in class 
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Reciprocals of Linear Functions. ·
HW: questions assigned in class 
Mon. Oct 7 
·
Divisor Counting – Part 1 – see
here ·
Principle of Multiplication of Possibilities; Formula for t(n)
only ·
Number of Even Divisors of 168 ·
Proving that Perfect Squares Have Odd Number of Divisors ·
HW: questions assigned in class 
·
Divisor Counting – Part 1 – see
here ·
Principle of Multiplication of Possibilities; Formula for t(n)
only ·
Number of Even Divisors of 168 ·
Proving that Perfect Squares Have Odd Number of Divisors ·
HW: questions assigned in class 
·
Unit 2 – Rational Functions Started. ·
Review – Rational Expressions ·
Rational
Equations (Extraneous Solutions and how to handle them) ·
Practice and a Polynomial
Inequality ·
HW: work on class handouts – a reasonable sample. 
Fri. Oct 4 
·
Took up problems 10, 11 from “Prime and Composite Natural
Numbers” ·
Algebraic Reasoning (see notes) ·
Intro to Divisor Counting – see
notes ·
HW: work on sheets given in class and review for the upcoming
test. 
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Took up problems 10, 11 from “Prime and Composite Natural
Numbers” ·
Algebraic Reasoning (see notes) ·
Intro to Divisor Counting – see
notes ·
HW: work on sheets given in class and review for the upcoming
test. 
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Test 1 ·
HW: work on these and p.146
#1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 
Thur. Oct 3 
·
Proof: LCMGCD Relation ·
Problem Solving – see notes. ·
Practice – worksheets ·
HW: handout as assigned in class. 
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Proof: LCMGCD Relation ·
Problem Solving – see notes. ·
Practice – worksheets ·
HW: handout as assigned in class. 
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Review – 2 ·
P.140 – 141; p.142 – 143; handout. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of review ·
Please see Thinking Question – 1
solution, Thinking
Question – 2 solution, Thinking Question – 3
solution, Thinking
Question – 4 solution, Thinking Question – 5
solution, Thinking
Question – 6 solution. ·
Also please see this. 
Wed. Oct 2 
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Prime Numbers Continued – here. ·
LCM and GCD here. ·
Group work – Problem Solving ·
HW: handout as assigned in class. 
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Prime Numbers Continued – here. ·
LCM and GCD here. ·
Group work – Problem Solving ·
HW: handout as assigned in class. 
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Review – Various ·
Quizzes Returned. ·
Review: p.74 – 79; Thinking Questions ·
HW: a reasonable sample of review 
Tue. Oct 1 
·
Break –Even Point – see this
good scale example and not so good here. ·
Unit 2: Number Theory and Analytic Geometry (AG) Started. ·
Prime and Composite Numbers (till the red line on handout) – see here. ·
HW: please work on unit 1 outline, finish class handout #1from
today, Ch1 Review, and word problems. 
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Break –Even Point – see this
good scale example and not so good here. ·
Unit 2: Number Theory and Analytic Geometry (AG) Started. ·
Prime and Composite Numbers (till the red line on handout) – see here. ·
HW: please work on unit 1 outline, finish class handout #1from
today, Ch1 Review, and word problems. 
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Solving Polynomial Inequalities. ·
Notes: Part
1, Part
2, Part
3, Part
4. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handout and textbook work –
p.138 #2, 4, 6bc, 9, 12, 13 
Mon. Sept 30 
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Review Work ·
HW: a reasonable sample of review 
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Review Work ·
HW: a reasonable sample of review 
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Review Work ·
HW: a reasonable sample of review 
Fri. Sept 27 
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Quiz ·
Problem Solving Continued – see here ·
HW: Textbook – Chapter 1 Review – p.48 – 53 (a reasonable sample) 
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Quiz ·
Problem Solving Continued – see here ·
HW: Textbook – Chapter 1 Review – p.48 – 53 (a reasonable sample) 
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Quiz ·
More Solving Polynomial Equations – Method of Substitution; also see here. ·
Families of Polynomial Functions. ·
HW: p.119 # 1 – 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 19, 22 
Thur. Sept
26 
·
Problem Solving with Linear Systems Continued – see notes. ·
HW: 40 minutes (word problems, PS worksheet) 
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Problem Solving with Linear Systems Continued – see notes. ·
HW: 40 minutes (word problems, PS worksheet) 
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Review – Factoring Sum/Difference of Perfect Cubes ·
Solving Polynomial Equations. ·
Practice – class handout – see
here. ·
HW: p.110 #3, 4, 7, 8eo, 12 – 15, 18, 20, 24; please see this as well. 
Wed. Sept 25 
·
Linear Systems – Patterning Question – Example with Proof – see
here. ·
Practice: PS with Linear Systems ·
Class handout – see
here. ·
HW: 30 minutes (word problems, PS worksheet – see above link); see this. ·
Please bring textbooks on Friday. 
·
Linear Systems – Patterning Question – Example with Proof – see
here. ·
Practice: PS with Linear Systems ·
Class handout – see
here. ·
HW: 30 minutes (word problems, PS worksheet – see above link); see this. ·
Please bring textbooks on Friday. 
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Factor Theorem – Day 2 – notes. ·
Examples and Practice. ·
HW: p.102 #5, 7, 10, 11, 1719 
Tue. Sept 24 
·
Problem
Solving with Linear Systems ·
HW: word problem practice (25 min) 
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Problem
Solving with Linear Systems ·
HW: word problem practice (25 min) 
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Remainder Theorem Review ·
Factor Theorem – Day 1 – see
notes ·
Quizzes returned ·
HW: p.102 #1 – 4, 6, 9, 12 – 15, 2022 
Mon. Sept 23 
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PA DAY 
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PA DAY 
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PA DAY 
Fri. Sept 20 
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Word Problems – Distance and Digits see notes
here. ·
Problem Solving – Patterning – see a note
here. ·
HW: class handouts as assigned. 
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Word Problems – Distance and Digits see notes
here. ·
Problem Solving – Patterning – see a note
here. ·
HW: class handouts as assigned. 
·
The Remainder Theorem. ·
Discovery, examples. ·
Using Remainder Theorem – Method of Undetermined Coefficients. ·
Practice – handout – see here. ·
HW:p.91 #7 – 10, 11ab, 12 – 16, 18 (use remainder theorem), 20 
23 
Thur. Sept
19 
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Mixture Word Problems ·
Chemical Solutions Word Problems ·
See note
here. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of word problems as assigned. 
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Mixture Word Problems ·
Chemical Solutions Word Problems ·
See note
here. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of word problems as assigned. 
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Polynomial Long Division ·
Examples and Practice; Relationship Among
Degrees of Dividend, Divisor and Quotient. ·
See notes
here. ·
HW: p.91 #1 – 6 as well as the class handout 
Wed. Sept 18 
·
Review – Solving Linear Systems by Elimination – see note
here. ·
Introduction to Word Problems – see note
here. ·
HW: class handouts as assigned. 
·
Review – Solving Linear Systems by Elimination – see note
here. ·
Introduction to Word Problems – see note
here. ·
HW: class handouts as assigned. 
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Quiz ·
Review/Practice – Instantaneous Rate of Change – see here. ·
Intro to Polynomial Long Division here. ·
HW: p.91 #1 – 6 
Tue. Sept 17 
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Solving Linear Systems by Substitution and Comparison (Part 2) ·
Solving Linear Systems by Elimination – see notes here. ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
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Solving Linear Systems by Substitution and Comparison (Part 2) ·
Solving Linear Systems by Elimination – see notes here. ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
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Instantaneous Rate of Change ·
See notes here. ·
HW: finish class handout and work on p.71 #1 – 4, 7 – 10, 12 
Mon. Sept 16 
·
Please see note on Solving by Graphing here. ·
Solving Linear Systems by Substitution/Comparison – see
notes. ·
Practice: Handout/worksheet ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
·
Please see note on Solving by Graphing here. ·
Solving Linear Systems by Substitution/Comparison – see
notes. ·
Practice: Handout/worksheet ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
·
Average Rate of Change of a Function – see note on idea
and Example ·
Class handout. ·
HW: p.62 #1 – 5, 7, 10, 12, 13 
Fri. Sept 13 
·
Quiz 1 ·
Solving Linear Systems by Graphing – Process and Checking the
Solution ·
Concept of a Lattice Point ·
Advantages/Disadvantages of the Graphing Method ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
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Quiz 1 ·
Solving Linear Systems by Graphing – Process and Checking the
Solution ·
Concept of a Lattice Point ·
Advantages/Disadvantages of the Graphing Method ·
HW: class handout as assigned. 
·
Transformations of Polynomial Functions – see note
here. ·
Took up a Graphing Polynomial Function question assigned
yesterday. ·
Reviewed Even/Odd Functions. ·
HW: p.49 #1 – 7, 10, 12, 15 
Thur. Sept
12 
·
Unit Outline – Discussion ·
Graphing Straight Lines. ·
Please bring graph paper to class. ·
Introduction to Linear Systems (What they are, what it means to
solve one, possible scenarios/cases) see note. ·
Class handout. Textbooks provided. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of side 1 and side 2. 
·
Unit Outline – Discussion ·
Graphing Straight Lines. ·
Please bring graph paper to class. ·
Introduction to Linear Systems (What they are, what it means to
solve one, possible scenarios/cases) see note. ·
Class handout. Textbooks provided. ·
HW: a reasonable sample of side 1 and side 2. 
·
Summary: Zeroes of Even/Odd Order, Behaviour
Around the XAxis ·
Symmetry: Even Functions vs Odd Functions; Algebraic Definition ·
Examples; handout. ·
HW: p.39 #35, 7, 8, 12, 14 
Wed. Sept 11 
·
Equation of a Straight Line (Slopeintercept form, standard form) ·
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines ·
Checking if a Point is On the Line (LS/RS check) ·
A Shaded Area Question ·
HW: a reasonable sample of shaded area problems and linear
relations review 
·
Equation of a Straight Line (Slopeintercept form, standard form) ·
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines ·
Checking if a Point is On the Line (LS/RS check) ·
A Shaded Area Question ·
HW: a reasonable sample of shaded area problems and linear
relations review 
·
Factored Form of polynomial Functions ·
Continuity, Key Features. ·
Xintercept order (even/odd/magnitude) ·
Handout: part
1, part
2, part
3. ·
Textbooks distributed. ·
HW: p.39 #1, 2, 6, 9 – 11, 13 
Tue. Sept 10 
·
Problem Solving with Geometry – 2 ·
Work Rate of a Team – problem ·
Took up number 13 (see here) ·
Linear Relations Review ·
HW: a reasonable sample of word problems, a reasonable sample of
linear relations review 
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Problem Solving with Geometry – 2 ·
Work Rate of a Team – problem ·
Took up number 13 (see here) ·
Linear Relations Review ·
HW: a reasonable sample of word problems, a reasonable sample of
linear relations review 
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Factorial Notation ·
Investigation – Finite Differences – See notes/class handout here. ·
HW: p.26 # 7, 8acdef, 11  18 
Mon. Sept 9 
·
Problem Solving with Geometry ·
Finding Shaded Area – Complementary Counting. ·
More Work Rate Word Problems ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handout (as discussed in class) ·
See this
as well. 
·
Problem Solving with Geometry ·
Finding Shaded Area – Complementary Counting. ·
More Work Rate Word Problems ·
HW: a reasonable sample of class handout (as discussed in class) ·
See this
as well. 
·
Took up a Contest Question ·
Connecting Power Functions to Polynomial Functions (prevailing
term) ·
Investigating Polynomial Functions – Part 1 – see notes
here. ·
Summary – see
this. ·
HW: p.26 #1, 2, 3i, 5, 6 – see this. 
Fri. Sept 6 
·
Problem Solving with Fractions. Introduction to Heuristics ·
Group Work Exercise. ·
HW: side 1: #7, 8; side 2: 2, 3, 5, 6 
·
Problem Solving with Fractions. Introduction to Heuristics ·
Group Work Exercise. ·
HW: side 1: #7, 8; side 2: 2, 3, 5, 6 
·
Started Unit 1: Polynomial Functions ·
Terminology and Discussion on Power Functions – see notes here. ·
More Factoring Practice – Sample Questions and a handout; see this
and that
as well. ·
HW: factoring review and from class handout – p.12 # 3 – 11, 14,
16  18 
Thur. Sept 5 
·
Review  Fractions Work ·
Review – LCM, Relatively Prime ·
Solving Fractional Equations (by clearing fractions) ·
Problem Solving with Fractions ·
HW: 25 minutes of
fractional equations and #1, 3, 4, 6 of 2^{nd} sheet 
·
Review  Fractions Work ·
Review – LCM, Relatively Prime ·
Solving Fractional Equations (by clearing fractions) ·
Problem Solving with Fractions ·
HW: 25 minutes of
fractional equations and #1, 3, 4, 6 of 2^{nd} sheet 
·
Handout – answers to Essential Skills Review; #2 (s) has an error
– class note ·
Review – Absolute Value;
PSTs ·
Review – Trigonometry ·
Review – Inequalities/Rules/Solving ·
Handours – factoring,
Polynomials here 
Wed. Sept 4 
·
Introduction, Course Outline ·
Review – Fractions ·
Practice: Fraction Review handout ·
HW: a reasonable sample of practice work as discussed in class. 
·
Introduction, Course Outline ·
Review – Fractions ·
Practice: Fraction Review handout ·
HW: a reasonable sample of practice work as discussed in class. 
·
Introduction, Course Outline ·
Diagnostic Assessment ·
Review – Expanding, Factoring, etc. ·
Practice: Factoring Review handout ·
HW: a reasonable sample of practice work as discussed in class. 