Math 212: Application of Partial Derivatives
In this partial derivatives worksheet, students find the equation of the tangent plane to a given surface, they compute functions, and sketch graphs of a tangent plane. This two-page worksheet contains three problems.
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Partial Derivatives for a Function of Two Variables
In this partial derivatives worksheet, students complete one word problem by finding the (x,y) coordinates of a point when it moves parallel to one axis. When given a function, they find six partial derivatives. Students solve four...
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Multivariable Calculus: Application of Partial Derivatives
In this partial derivatives learning exercise, students find formulas for the vector partial derivative of a function. They prove that an elliptic cone can be represented parametrically. This two-page learning exercise contains...
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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
Six Examples Covering Partial Derivatives, Equations of Tangent Lines, and Rates of Change
In this calculus worksheet, students solve four partial derivatives, two equations of the tangent lines, and one rate of change problem. The solutions are provided by clicking on the solution link.
12th - Higher Ed Math