Absolute Minima and Maxima Teacher Resources

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Absolute Maximum and Minimum

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate the maximum and minimum of each function. In this algebra instructional activity, students collect and graph data to analyze it. They differentiate between the absolute max and min and the maxima and minima of each...
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The Ares-V Cargo Rocket

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Ares-V cargo rocket activity, students read about this multi-purpose launch vehicle and its rocket boosters. Students are given an equation that relates the acceleration of the rocket to the time and mass of the rocket. They...
PPT
University of North Texas

Library of Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Join the family picnic and see how all the functions come together in a PowerPoint that highlights their main features. As it includes topics such as domain, range, and intercepts, the slides are a great guide to promote class discussions.
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Local Maximum and Minimum

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
AP Calculus classes follow along as a video tutorial explains the process of determining the location of local maximum and minimum. The instructor first finds the derivative using the Quotient Rule. After finding the critical values, he...
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Lesson #84 Test on Chapter 5

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students review Rolle's Theorem. In this derivatives lesson students review for a chapter test on applications of derivatives. Links to two copies of the test are included with the lesson.
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Intervals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this intervals instructional activity, students determine the coordinates at a point of inflection.  They compute the deritative of a function and sketch curves that satisfy given conditions.  Students solve equations using the Mean...
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Worksheet 27

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students use substitution to change into an external of one variable. They also use the method of Lagrange multipliers.
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Test Chapter 5: Intervals

For Students 10th - 12th
In this interval worksheet, students identify the largest interval for a given situation.   They explore and explain functions, their derivative, relative maximum, and relative minimum.  Students graph functions and determine the...
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Exploring the Landscape

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine the monotonicity and concavity properties of a function, then apply the First Derivative Test and draw conclusions about the first and second derivatives from these properties.