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Differentiating Special Functions
In this differentiating special functions worksheet, students solve and complete 5 various types of problems. First, they differentiate each of the given functions. Then, students complete the table using a calculator and plot the points on a graph.
11th - 12th Math 9 Views 32 Downloads
How High Does a Ball Bounce?
Ninth graders investigate exponential regression. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders explore the rebound heights of a racquetball bouncing and develop an exponential data model. The lesson is intended to be an introduction to exponential regression.
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Twelfth graders investigate derivatives. For this calculus lesson, 12th graders use technology to explore the basic derivatives and how to choose the proper formula to use them. The lesson requires the use of the TI-89 or Voyage and the appropriate application.
12th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
Derivatives of Exponential Functions
Students take derivatives of exponential functions. In this taking derivatives of exponential functions lesson plan, students prove the derivative of an exponential function is the exponential function. Students find derivatives where the base is a constant and the exponent is a variable.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
High schoolers explore the concept of exponential growth. In this exponential growth lesson, students manipulate power models with base 2. High schoolers discuss what would happen if you doubled a penny over the course of 20 days. Students graph their results using a scatterplot.
9th - 12th Math 7 Views 38 Downloads
Stochastic and Deterministic Modeling
Explore the difference between stochastic and deterministic modeling through programming. First have the class write algorithms for relatively simple tasks using pseudocode. Use the Python 2.7 program app to simulate Mendel's Pea Pod experiment as an example of a stochastic process where probability and randomized variables are used and different outcomes are possible for the same inputs.
11th - Higher Ed Math 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Derivatives of Inverse Functions
In this derivatives learning exercise, students use the chain rule to show equalities between functions. They read a tutorial that guides them through the process of using the chain rule to find derivatives. This learning exercise includes five short answer problems.
Higher Ed Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
In this derivative worksheet, 11th graders solve and complete 8 various types of problems. First, they find the value of the derivative of the given function at the indicated point. Then, students complete the table by rewriting each function into a derivative and then simplifying.
11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson #55 Test on Logarithms and Exponentials
Twelfth graders assess their knowledge of logarithmic and exponential functions. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders demonstrate their knowledge of all concepts of logarithmic and exponential functions. Students apply the derivatives of the logs and exponential functions.
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World Population Milestones
Investigate logistic functions in a world population setting. High schoolers will create a scatter plot of the world population from 1950 to 2050 to find a logistic function to model the data. They then discuss the end behavior of their logistic model.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 30 Downloads
Internet Phone Subscribers Soar
High schoolers investigate logistic models by making a scatter plot of internet phone users over 5 years. They find a logistic model that fits their data and then discuss what the instantaneous rate of change means in the context of the problem.
11th - 12th Math 4 Views 31 Downloads
New Functions From Old, Part 1
For this function worksheet, students use various methods to solve functions. They explore the logarithm function, the derivative of an exponential function, and compose a function with a linear equation. This four-page worksheet contains explanations, examples, and four problems.
Higher Ed Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Modeling Natural Disaster with Mathematical Functions
Ninth graders investigate the functional relationship of different environmental phenomena. In this math lesson, 9th graders create models of various natural disasters. They use logarithmic and exponential functions to interpret population growth.
9th Math 7 Views 47 Downloads
What is the Slope of the Stairs in Front of the School?
Mathematicians apply the formula for line slope to determine the slope of stairs in their school. They work in small groups to take the appropriate measurements, perform the necessary calculations, and find the mean of their group slope calculations.
8th - 11th Math 14 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Designed