Use of CAS in Teaching Differential Calculus

Learners explore the concept of differential calculus.  In this differential calculus lesson, students use the derivative definition as h approaches zero to find the derivative of quadratic and 4th degree functions.  Learners use their Ti-89 to find the gradient of the secant and tangent.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - Higher Ed
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2004
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use