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I use relays to review a lot of different subjects in my classes. This one reviews working with rational exponents. It includes problems were expressions with rational exponents are multiplied, divided, and/or raised to powers. Negative and zero

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I use scavenger hunts to review a lot of different subjects in all my classes. This one reviews finding inverse trig functions by hand. (no calculators are used) Most use the angles of special right triangles, but some require that the students

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I use this in my Algebra 1 classes to review solving systems of equations. It includes solving by graphing, elimination, and substitution. It also includes a section on word problems. An answer sheet and instructions are included.
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This is a scavenger hunt to review all the properties of exponents. It includes negative and zero exponents, and has 20 problems.
Student love scavenger hunts to review!
This also includes instructions, a worksheet for students to use to record

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I use relays to review a lot of different subjects in my classes. This one reviews composition of functions. Notations g(f(x)) and g° f(x) are both used in this scavenger hunt.
Students have fun with Scavenger Hunts. They try hard to find the

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I use Scavenger Hunts to review a lot of different subjects in my classes. This one reviews finding all the zeros (roots) of a polynomial function. There are 14 questions. Each is a polynomial of degree 3 or 4. The answers include rational,

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I use this to review solving inequalities with my Algebra 1 classes. It includes solving with one step, two steps, and multiple steps. One section is solving compound inequalities. An answer sheet and instructions are included.
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This is a review of all types of factoring -- greatest common factors, factor by grouping, difference of squares, perfect square trinomials, regular trinomials, and problems with a combination of methods. It is designed after the TV game show

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Students work in pairs. Using the scores from NFL teams, students develop a conditional statement and its converse.
For instance, if a team had a score of 6 points, a student might write: "If the Jets had a score of 6 points, then they scored a

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I use relays to review a lot of different subjects in my Algebra 1 classes. This one reviews Chapter 11 of the Prentice Hall CA Algebra 1 textbook: Rational Expressions -- simplifying, adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.
Students have

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I use relays to review a lot of different subjects in my Algebra 1 classes. This one reviews solving rational equations. (Section 11.5 of the Prentice Hall CA Algebra 1 textbook.) I have another one that is more difficult: Solving Rational

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This is a Scavenger Hunt to review solving quadratic equations. It has 16 problems, five of which cannot be factored so students must use the quadratic formula or complete the square. These five answers are in simplified radical form -- not

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Student love Scavenger Hunts! They are a great way to review topics. This one deals with Inverse Functions.
Students have fun with Scavenger Hunts. They try hard to find the correct answer so their team can finish first!
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I use Scavenger Hunts to review a lot of different subjects in my Algebra 1 classes. This one reviews graphing parabolas from Chapter 9 of the Prentice Hall CA Algebra 1 textbook.
This Scavenger Hunt has 12 problems. For each, the students must

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This lesson introduces complex numbers. It defines an imaginary number and show how complex numbers have both an imaginary and a real part. It can be used for Section 5.6 of the Prentice Hall Algebra 2 textbook.
The lesson show how to add,

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I use this to review operations with radicals -- adding, subtracting, multiplying and rationalizing the denominator -- with my Algebra 1 classes. All problems and/or answers also require simplifying radicals.
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This is a Scavenger Hunt to review all types of factoring -- greatest common factors, difference of squares, perfect square trinomials, grouping, regular trinomials, and multi-step factoring.
Students like reviewing with Scavenger Hunts!
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I use Scavenger Hunts to review a lot of different subjects in my classes. This one reviews finding the sides of special right triangles. (30°-60°-90° and 45°-45°-90°) There are 12 multi-step problems, all with exact answers given. (My classes

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35 years of teaching high school math -- everything from Pre-Algebra to Pre-Calculus

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