The Growth Rings of a Tree

Students explore the concept of derivatives.  In this derivatives lesson, students use limits and derivatives to determine the area of rings on a tree.  Students use the radii and derivatives of the tree rings to determine the area of each tree ring.  Students find the derivative using the limit as h approaches zero formula.

11th - 12th Math 4 Views 23 Downloads
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Inquiry-Based Learning
1 hr

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