Applications of Derivatives: Optimization
For 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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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
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
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
Intervals of Increase and Decrease
How can you find the intervals that a function increases or decreases without using a graphing calculator? The first installment of a 13-part video series focuses on the applications of the derivative. Viewers first learn the connection...
2 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math