Applications of Derivatives: Optimization
In this optimization worksheet, students write a short essay listing the criterion for global minimum. They write directions for finding the global minimum on a closed or open interval.
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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...
Higher Ed Math
Applications of Derivatives: Finding Maxima and Minima
In this derivative activity, 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 activity contains...
Higher Ed Math
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
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