We found 94 resources with the concept tangent lines
Equation of the Normal Line at a Point
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed
Is it normal to find a perpendicular line to the tangent line? The short video provides a problem to find the equation of the normal line to a function. Beginning with an explanation of the normal line, the 27th installment in a 31-part...
Differentiability and Horizontal and Vertical Tangent Lines
14 mins 11th - Higher Ed
Use slope to find the location of horizontal and vertical tangent lines. Using the derivative of a radical function, the presenter finds the points where the derivative is zero or undefined on a given interval. The 26th in a series of 31...
Value that Makes Two Tangent Lines Parallel
15 mins 11th - Higher Ed
Perform parallel calculations to find equal slopes. Using the formula for the equation of the tangent line to a point, the resource sets out to find two points with a difference of one that have parallel tangent lines.The 25th video in a...
Definition of the Derivative to Find the Derivative
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed
Serve up the definition of the derivative two ways. Video three in a series of 31 begins with making the distinction between the difference quotient and the definition of the derivative. The presentation shows two ways the definition is...
Tangent Line Approximation: Estimating Square Roots
11th - Higher Ed
Estimating a square root is as easy as evaluating a linear equation. Using the derivative of the square root function, pupils calculate an estimation of square roots. Class members determine the equation of the tangent line at the value...
Slope of a Tangent Line: Slope of the Tangent and Secant Lines
11th - Higher Ed
Learn to find the slope through a single point. The interactive provides a visualization of how to find the slope of a tangent line. With the aid of the visualization, pupils see the definition of the derivative in action. Class members...
EngageNY Geometry: Module 5
9th - 12th
A comprehensive 21-lesson math unit challenges high schoolers to wrap their heads around the geometry of circles. Building on prior understandings of similarity and congruence, length and area, and the properties of geometric figures, learners explore the relationships between pairs of intersecting lines and a circle.
The Paradox of the Derivative | Essence of Calculus, Chapter 2
19 mins 11th - Higher Ed
It turns out that "instantaneous rate of change" isn't an accurate representation of the derivative. Viewers of the second video in a series of 11 learn about the concept of the derivative, from the limit of a difference quotient to the...
Area and Circumference of Circles
9 mins 8th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Don't go around and around, help your class determine amounts around and in a circle with a video that connects circumference to the perimeter or the distance around an object. The resource includes 14 questions dealing with circles and...