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Derivatives: Instantaneous Rate of Change

Students explore the concept of derivatives.  In this derivatives lesson plan, students find the derivatives of the cosine function on the Ti-Nspire.  Students use the definition of derivative to find the derivative of the cosine function as h approaches zero.  Students compare their answer with the derivative through differentiation.

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11th - 12th
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Lesson Plans
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Inquiry-Based Learning

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