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Topic: RE: Algebra 2 trig question 32
Replies: 4   Last Post: Jun 20, 2014 1:54 PM

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 Vivian Fischer Posts: 52 From: Tully, NY Registered: 1/10/14
Re: Algebra 1 vs IA regents
Posted: Jun 20, 2014 1:03 PM
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I believe they can retake which ever test they want. As long as they have
sat for the Common Core regents exam at some point in time.

On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 8:59 AM, Vitale, Michael <
michael.vitale@plainedgeschools.org> wrote:

> If a student ends up failing both the algebra 1 and integrated algebra
> regents in June, can they retake the integrated algebra regents in August??
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>

> > On Jun 20, 2014, at 8:52 AM, "Menapace, Susan" <smenapace@gblions.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > I called the state regarding this question and reiterated what you said.

> I was told to fill out the raters evaluation so that it wouldn't happen
> again.

> >
> > >>> "MESSINA, SHARON" <SMESSINA@hilton.k12.ny.us> 06/19/14 1:33 PM >>>
> > I called the state on this question. While students should recognize i
> as an imaginary number, it could have been misleading due to the other
> variables in the problem. I sited two short response questions from
> previous exams. January 2014 #33 stated for students to put it in a + bi
> form and January 2008 #25b indicated that i = sqrt(-1). All other questions
> like this have been multiple choice which help students to realize they
> have to take it further. I understand why the question has variables since
> the numerical ones can be done on the calculator, but it should have been
> clear that i was intended to be imaginary.

> >

> problem... if you agree, call them. 518-474 5900. It might make a
> difference.

> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nyshsmath@mathforum.org [mailto:

> owner-nyshsmath@mathforum.org] On Behalf Of Mimi Rague
> > Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:03 AM
> > To: nyshsmath@mathforum.org
> > Subject: RE: Algebra 2 trig question 5
> >
> > Any thoughts on question #32 -- multiplying x + yi by its conjugate?

> Some of our kids interpreted the "i" as just a variable and not the
> imaginary number...

> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nyshsmath@mathforum.org [mailto:

> owner-nyshsmath@mathforum.org] On Behalf Of mrleon
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 8:25 PM
> > To: nyshsmath@mathforum.org
> > Subject: Algebra 2 trig question 5
> >
> > Thought the exam was very straight forward overall. in question 5, i

> don't think their is a correct answer. I believe the rubric will state
> choice 3, but that depends if you are in quadrant 1 or 2. y=5^x is steeper
> in Q1, but not in Q2.

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Ms. Vivian Fischer
7-12 Mathematics Teacher
Tully Jr./Sr. High School
20 State Street
Tully, NY 13159
315-696-6200
vfischer.k12.tullyschools.org

Date Subject Author
6/20/14 Menapace, Susan
6/20/14 Michael Vitale
6/20/14 Vivian Fischer
6/20/14 Regina Stasiak
6/20/14 OneillDiane@aol.com