January 2019
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Here’s a little number list I came across…

This is a great list, and makes for some fun reading!


What’s Special About This Number?

Some of you asked how old I am – my age is the smallest number that it and its neighbors have the same number of divisors… IE, 34

Here are some othe properties of numbers….

0 is the . . . → Read More: Here’s a little number list I came across…

Basic Skills – Review Test & Probability

Today we went over the test from last time and did some basic probability. The assignment in section one of unit eight, and is due next time. Also, next time we weill have a simple work day to end the course – if you need to retake or take a test that day, you may . . . → Read More: Basic Skills – Review Test & Probability


General announcement to ALL classes:

Here’s an extra credit opportunity. Roy High is beginning its accreditation process and needs surveys completed by parents. These are online surveys, and will take about 10 – 15 minutes. If you bring back the last the last page of the parenta survey (you will have to print this!) signed . . . → Read More: EXTRA CREDIT!


We’re having a test today on displaying data. It deals with bar graphs, scatter plots, line graphs, pie charts, and the mean, the median, mode and the range. Come prepared!

Basic Skills – Mean, Median, Mode, & Range

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

Mean, median, and mode are three kinds of “averages”. There are many “averages” in statistics, but these are, I think, the three most common, and are certainly the three you are most likely to encounter in your pre-statistics courses, if the topic comes up at all.

The “mean” is the . . . → Read More: Basic Skills – Mean, Median, Mode, & Range

Basic Skills – TEST TODAY!

We just finished up the area & perimeter unit and had a test on that material today – almost all of you were here. Those of you who were not need to take it ASAP – other than that, enjoy the weekend…

I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it . . . → Read More: Basic Skills – TEST TODAY!

An available Tutor…

I just received this message:

Dear department and Counselors:

I have received the name of a gentleman that is available to tutor. His name is Chad McLean (Susan McLean’s son). I thought I would pass along the information. If parents or students need a name of a tutor please have them contact him at:

Chad . . . → Read More: An available Tutor…

Basic Skills – area of composite figures

Today we went on to the next section, or areas of freaky figures that have no figures. To do this, all you need to do is break them up into more convenient pieces, find the area of the pieces, and then add them together. Be prepared for a test on this material next time!

When . . . → Read More: Basic Skills – area of composite figures

Basic Skills – Volume & Perimeter

Here’s the notes for the day…

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Taco Town!

Mr. Graves sent me this – I think it’s a new line inthe cafeteria!

I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by . . . → Read More: Taco Town!