Differentiability and Linear Approximation
In this linear approximation activity, students determine the derivative of a function and explore properties of the error when using a tangent line to approximate a function graph. This two-page activity contains four problems.
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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
Local Linearity and the Microscope Approximation
In this local linearity learning exercise, students identify the slope of a line tangent to the graph at a given point. They use linear approximation to estimate values. Students determine the slope of a secant line at a given point. ...
Higher Ed Math