Confectionary Delight

Students differentiate the volume of a box to find dimensions that yield the largest volume.  In this differentiating the volume of a box to find dthe dimensions that yield the largest volume lesson, students make a model of the box they will be differentiating.  Students design a box for a doughnut company that has the largest volume given a set size of cardboard.  Students use their Ti-89 to differentiate the volume of their box.

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Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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