Investigation the Derivatives of Some Common Functions

High schoolers investigate the derivative of a function.  In this calculus lesson, students explore the derivatives of sine, cosine, natural log, and natural exponential functions.  The lesson promotes the idea of the derivative as a function and uses numerical and graphical investigations to form conjectures about common derivative formulas. 

9th - 12th Math 8 Views 16 Downloads
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