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Twelfth graders investigate logarithm differentiation. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore situations in which one would use logarithmic differentiation as an appropriate method of solution. Students should have already studied the chain rule.
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Calculus 3.6 - The Chain Rule
Greg Kelly puts together another great slide presentation to demonstrate ways to combine derivative rules to evaluate more complicated functions. This pattern is called the chain rule. He shows step by step ways to solve these complicated problems.
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Introduction to Rate-of-Change Problems
Sal solves an example for finding the rate of change of the height of water in a cone at a specific point when it is being filled at a given rate. In this video, Sal reviews the volume of a cone and the chain rule and then, uses these to find the change in height with respect to time.
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The Ares-V Cargo Rocket
In this Ares-V cargo rocket worksheet, students read about this multi-purpose launch vehicle and its rocket boosters. Students are given an equation that relates the acceleration of the rocket to the time and mass of the rocket. They graph the thrust curve and mass curve, they graph the acceleration and they determine the rocket's absolute maximum in a given interval.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Rules for Differentiation
Twelfth graders review the rules for derivatives and use them to solve problems. For this calculus lesson, 12th graders apply the power rules for derivatives correctly to solve equations. This assignment contains lots of examples of derivatives worked out.
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Integration By Parts
This lesson plan provides an introduction to integration by parts. It helps learners first recognize derivatives produced by the product rule and then continues with step-by-step instructions on computing these integrals. It also shows integrating special forms with e and trigonometric functions.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
Related Rates Problems: An Application of Implicit Differentiation and the Chain Rule
In this related rates problem worksheet, students use the chain rule and implicit differentiation to solve related rate problems, such an writing an expression relating to the ripple of a circle. This three-page worksheet contains eleven multi-step problems.
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Students define the product rule and use it to solve problems. In this calculus instructional activity, students review rules they learned and memorize the new rules as it relates to derivatives. They solve problems through differentiation by proving the product rule.
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A.P. Calculus Practice Exam BC Version Section I Part B
In this AP Calculus practice test worksheet, students prepare for the BC version on the test by solving seventeen multiple-choice questions using a calculator. The test should be timed and 50 minutes in length.
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