Maximum, Minimum, Increasing, Decreasing
Learners practice with the StudyCard set on assessing real-world contexts dealing with the concepts of maximum, minimum, increasing and decreasing. They view a variety of quadratic functions and equations with their TI-83 Plus calculators.
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Building a Quadratic Function
Grab a box of toothpicks and build a model of a dog pen in a lesson that introduces quadratic functions. Learners work in groups to investigate how the area of a rectangle with a fixed perimeter varies with different lengths and widths....
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Graphing the Sine and Cosine Functions
Doing is more effective than watching. Learners use spaghetti to discover the relationship between the unit circle and the graph of the sine and cosine functions. As they measure lengths on the unit circle and transfer them to a...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
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...
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