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Worksheet 23 - Directional Derivative
In this function worksheet, students compute the directional derivative of a function and identify the xy-coordinates of the maximum and local minimum. This two page worksheet contains six multi-step problems.
Complex Analysis: Analyticity and Harmonic Functions
In this harmonic function learning exercise, students summarize the theorems on analyticity, differentiability and the Cauch-Rieman equation. They identify the characteristics of a harmonic function. This three-page learning exercise contains explanations, examples, and four problems.
Multivariable calculus: Partial Derivatives
In this partial derivative worksheet, students calculate the derivative of given problems and find the equation of the tangent plane to an equation. This two-page worksheet contains five problems.
Limits and Functions
In this calculus worksheet, students apply the properties of limits as they solve 40 functions with x approaching 1.
Squaring Function of Natural Numbers
Eighth graders complete problems where they use the definition of exponents to expand the squaring function of natural numbers. For this squaring natural numbers lesson plan, 8th graders also identify squares form 0 - 12 and complete a worksheet.
Worksheet 20 - Derivatives
In this derivative worksheet, students solve functions, sketch the direction of the rate of change, and describe functions using polar coordinates. This two-page worksheet contains seven multi-step problems.
Some Elementary Derivative Formulas and Rules
In this derivative formula worksheet, students solve problems concerning the derivative of constant functions and linear functions. They explore the derivative of the cosine and sums and differences functions. This six-page worksheet contains theorems, explanations, proofs, definitions and approximately six problems to solve.
Twenty Multiple Choice and Free Response Derivative Problems
In this derivative worksheet, students solve ten multiple choice and ten free response problems. These problems include: derivatives of trig functions, tangent lines, parametric equations, and instantaneous rates of change.
Parametric, Vector, Polar, and 3D Functions
Twelfth graders investigate the capabilities of the TI-89. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore the parametric equation for a circle, for arc length of curves, and for trajectories. Students investigate the symbolic and graphical representation of vectors. Students use polar functions of investigate the area bounded by a curve. Students investigate a 3D graphing application.
Calculus Practice Test: Velocity, Functions
In this calculus learning exercise, students observe graphs and identify the limits of the functions listed in the graph. They determine the definite integrals and derivatives. Students use the trapezoid rule to estimate distance. This five-page learning exercise contains 14 problems.
Applications of Derivatives: Concavity and Optimization
For this derivatives worksheet, students sketch the graph of a function by determining the local maxima, minima and inflection points. They graph a second function when given the interval. Students solve two word problems involving maximum area.
A.P. Calculus Test Covering Limits, Derivatives, and Integrals
In this calculus learning exercise, students solve ten multiple-choice questions and eleven free-response questions covering limits, derivatives, and integrals. Students should have covered trig limits prior to this learning exercise.
Rate Equations, Slope Functions and Concavity
For this rate equation worksheet, students identify an inflection value for given functions. They determine an expression that stultifies a given rate equation. This three-page worksheet contains definitions, explanations and examples. It provides three multi-step practice problems, with graphs.
Reflections of a Linear Function
Students reflect functions about the X-axis, Y-axis, and origin. They derive equations for reflected functions using the website www.explorelearning.com.
Complex Analysis: Harmonic Functions
In this harmonic function worksheet, students explore harmonic functions and construct a harmonic conjugate. This three-page worksheet contains three problems, with explanations and examples.
Functions of Two Variables
In this function of two variables learning exercise, students explore the relationship between the derivatives of a function and the shape of the graph. They determine the maximum and minimum value using optimization. Students find the equation of a vertical slice of an object and sketch a picture of the surface graph. This four-page learning exercise contains eight multi-step functions.
Worksheet 27 - Functions
In this function worksheet, students sketch the graph of a nonzero function, estimate the value of an infinite sum, and determine the derivative and slope of functions. This one-page worksheet contains approximately 6 multi-step problems.
Worksheet 22 - Functions
In this function worksheet, students use functions to identify an electron traveling along a path. They examine the velocity vector and compute the directional derivative. This two-page worksheet contains six multi-step problems.
Students research the functions of a cell through using a variety of activities. They are focused on the end result of creating a model of the cell that is labeled with the parts of a cell and how they function.
New Functions From Old, Part 1
In 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.