Writing Equations for Tangent and Normal Lines

Students explore the concept of tangent and normal lines.  In this tangent and normal lines lesson, students use their Ti-89 calculator to find tangent and normal lines to a linear and quadratic equations.  Students find the normal and tangent lines given a function, a point, and the slope of the tangent line.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
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