The Calculus Whiz Who Owned a Box Company
Students use the relationship between volume and surface area to construct a box out of a piece of paper that maximizes volume using a table and by using graphing and calculus techniques.
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New Review Box-and-Whisker Plots
The teacher demonstrates how to use a graphing calculator to create box-and-whisker plots and identify critical points. Small groups then create their own plots and analyze them and finish by comparing different sets of data using box...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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
Study Guide for the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Examination
Is this going to be on the test? A calculus study guide provides an organized list of important topics and a few examples with answers. The topics include elementary functions, limits, differential calculus, and integral calculus,...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling with Polynomials—An Introduction (part 1)
Maximizing resources is essential to productivity. Class members complete an activity to show how math can help in the process. Using a piece of construction paper, learners construct a box with the maximum volume. Ultimately, they...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed