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Applications of Derivatives: Concavity and Optimization
In 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.
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Calculus - Early Transcendentals
This textbook takes the learner from the basic definition of slope through derivatives, integrals, and vector multivariable calculus. Each section is composed primarily of examples, with theoretical introductions and explanations in...
9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Calculus
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
Applications of Derivatives: Finding Maxima and Minima
In this derivative worksheet, students use the second derivative test to determine the maxima and minima of given functions. They explore real life problems to complete the optimization of a problem. This two-page worksheet contains...
Higher Ed Math
Finding max and min using first derivative test
In this derivative instructional activity, students solve two multi part problems to discover the correlations between max/min on a graph and inflection points, the first derivative test, and slopes of tangent lines at the max/min...
12th - Higher Ed Math
New Review Optimization: Maximum Area
Viewers discover how to apply derivatives to determine dimensions that maximize area with a video that presents a problem that asks for the maximum area of a rectangle inscribed in a circle with radius (r). The instructor demonstrates...
7 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math
Extreme Derivative Word Problem (advanced)
Sal shows the complex solution to a challenging derivative problem about ï¿½normalinesï¿½. This is probably beyond the scope of most first year calculus students but might be an interesting problem to show how complex these problems can...
4 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math