Discrete Mathematics

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Ms. Broderick Room C-5

IB Discrete Mathematics Expectations


Welcome to Discrete Mathematics!! It is important that you are in a classroom that provides a positive learning environment so that you will be able to achieve success. As in all classrooms, the general school rules and guidelines described in the student handbook are followed. It is my expectation that each student will…

  • Arrive to class on time with the proper tools
  • Be respectful of people and property
  • Take responsibility for your own actions (or inaction)
  • Participate fully in classroom activities
  • Pursue educational excellence as the key to your future


Required tools: Textbook, paper, graph paper, pencils, graphing calculator


Grading:       Assessments             70%

                Assignments            10%

                Projects/Activity        20%


The class grade will be a weighted mix of the three components listed above. The assessment category will include all quizzes and chapter tests. The assignment category will include points from assignment checks from daily individual assignments. The activity category includes group activities, specific projects, and class participation points.


The Mathematics department at CHS is committed to the goal of helping students achieve mastery in their subject by reducing test anxiety. To further that goal, we have determined that students will be allowed to retake unit tests under the following conditions:

  • Student has taken original test on the date given
  • Student must provide evidence of review or remediation before the retake
  • Student is present at the retake date slotted by the teacher, within a reasonable time from the original (usually two weeks or less)
  • Students absent on original test date will only be given the retake as a makeup
  • Student sitting for a retake/makeup will receive the RETAKE SCORE!!
  • Students will be given an opportunity to take only two retakes per semester


The mathematics department at CHS is also committed to helping students develop study habits that promote lifelong learning. We feel that completing the daily assigned work is very important to the mastery of the subject matter and helps students develop a strong work ethic. Students will be expected to complete assigned work in a timely manner, as impromptu checks will be done for the daily assignment grade. (Special arrangements will be made for extended absences or extended illness.)


Please contact me through my school email [email protected] if you have any concerns/questions about classroom practices or your students’ progress. I look forward to a great year!!