Gary Holland

I have taught at Cory-Rawson since 1999.

B.S. in Math Education - Bowling Green State University, 1990

Master's degree in Education - Marygrove College

Served in U.S. Army 1990-1993, Chemical Officer during Desert Storm

Geometry, Accelerated Geometry, Algebra 2, Accelerated Algebra 2, Trigonometry/Probability

Head Cross Country Coach

Head High School Track Coach

Phone: 419-963-2611,  Ext 4300

email: holland@cory-rawson.org ,I am available for questions on assignments during the following hours:  2 - 4pm M - F and 7 - 8 pm M - Th

Assignments for week of 3/30 due by 4/7:

           Geometry:  Right Triangle Trig word problems, Draw a triangle and Use SOHCAHTOA (sine, cosine, and tangent) to solve the right triangle. 3-D shape video and lab, follow the instructions on the attached sheet.

            Algebra 2:  Factoring Quadratic Equations, Can use any method we have covered in class; completing the square, quadratic formula, reverse FOIL; Right Triangle Trig word problems; Draw a triangle and use SOHCAHTOA (sine, cosine, and tangent) to solve the right triangle. 

             Probability: M & M's Prob lab, follow instructions on the attached sheet;  Leaning Tower of Lire lab, follow the instructions on the attached sheet.

Assignments for week of 4/6 due 4/14

            Geometry:  Deltahedron Geometry Lab.pdf  There is a typo on #4, it should be "anti-prism" , here is a link for the deltahedron nets in case they are not on your lab - Deltahedron net .pdf;  ParallelCityProject.pdf use a sheet of graph paper.  If you do not have any, here are a few links to some: graphing_paper.pdfgraph paper template 13.pdf; or graph-paper-1cm-sq.pdf

            Algebra 2:  Trig Conversion.pdf use the Unit circle that was handed out in class or get another one here unit circle chart 07.pdf, all answers should be left as fractions, remember to reduce all fractions. ;  Alg2 Leaning tower of lire.pdf follow the instructions on the attached sheet.

            Probability: ComparingTheoreticalandExperimentalProbability.pdfWHODUNNIT.pdf follow the instructions. Use the work area provided to show how you came up with your answers.

Assignments week of 4/13, due by 4/21

          Geometry:  Leaning Tower of Lire,  Follow the instruction on the attached sheet; Hyperboloid Lab

          Alg 2:  Hyperboloid LabDeltahedron Lab here is a link to the deltahedron nets in case they do not show up on your lab: Deltahedron nets

          Probability:  Wheel of Fortune Game,  Please take a picture of the paragraph that you are using for the lab; Theoretical and experimental Probability

 Assignments for week of 4/20 due by 4/28

           Geometry:  Sometimes, never, always lab, if you are unable to print, just draw on another sheet of paper, 6 circles across and 6 circles down; Create crossword puzzle, if unable to print off then create on another sheet of paper.

           Alg 2:  WHODUNNIT Logic labConverting Trig functions maze lab, If you are unable to print off, then copy onto another sheet of paper, make sure you use a different color for sine, cosine, and tangent, Use your unit circle to convert the degrees to an actual value. 

          Probability:  Starburst lab worksheet, if you do not have Starburst candy you can use slips of paper with the color written on it.  Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyAwxrUadtw to show how to set up your paper.  Just draw your own squares, you do not need to use the tape just draw your lines; Hyperboloid lab

Assignments for week of 4/27 due by 5/5

         Geometry:  Transformations Review"Romantic Gifts"

          Algebra 2:  Alg 2 Number Sense lab, Please read each question and give your best guess without actually solving it.  Then solve and compare the answers; "Romantic Gifts"

         Probability: Prob Review sheet; Probability Number Talk Please read each question and give your best guess without actually solving.  Then solve and compare the 2 answers.

Assignments for week 5/4 due by 5/12

         Geometry: Number Talk, Read each question first and then give your best guess without actually solving.  Then solve the problem and compare the answers.  Make sure you show all work and explanations; Geometry Brachistochrone Lab

         Algebra 2:  Radical 2 lab; Alg 2 Brachistochrone Lab

         Probability:  Romantic Gifts; Probability Brachistochrone Lab

Assignments for week of 5/11 due by 5/19:

          Geometry:  Crisscross Puzzle; Radical 2 proof

           Algebra 2:  Senors only need to choose one of these:  Alg 2 Fencing Problem, You need to use Pythagorean theorem for this;  $1,000,000 Lab

          Probability:  Senior only need to choose one of these:  Radical 2 Proof; $1,000,000 lab

Assignments for week of 5/18 due by 5/26

      Geometry: Game show Logic Puzzle Use all of the clues to figure out who won the biggest prize and the date they won.

       Algebra 2: University Logic Puzzle Use all clues to determine what nationality each student is, where they are attending college, and their subject matter.

       Probability:  Kaiju Logic Puzzle Use all clues to determine what type of animal each kaiju is, the city it will destroy, and the size of each kaiju.

 For online help:

Kahn Academy, can use this link for other questions on my assignments

To access online math books.pdf