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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Curriculum

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A 5-module complete precalculus course begins with young mathematicians exploring linearity, complex number operations as transformation, and the power of the right notation. Module 2 has pupils examining incidence relationships in...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 3: Differentiation - Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Functions

For Students 11th - 12th
The seven lessons in Unit 3 - Differentiation: Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Functions have AP Calculus learners watch videos and complete practice problems covering key concepts. Scholars learn when to apply the Chain Rule and how to...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 2: Trigonometric Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Building on young mathematicians prior knowledge of geometry and algebraic functions, this 17-lesson unit introduces the topic of trigonometric ratios. Starting with the basic definitions of sine, cosine, and tangent, students move on to...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 2: Differentiation - Definition and Fundamental Properties

For Students 11th - 12th
The eleven lessons in Unit 2 of the flipped math calculus course take up the definition and fundamental differentiation properties. Lessons include teaching scholars how to use their knowledge of the formula to find the average rate of...
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AP Calculus AB

For Students 11th - 12th
Prepare high school mathematicians for the AP Calculus AB exam with a collection of 38 videos that can be used to introduce the topics or as a review. The videos focus on two processes; differentiating a function and integrating a...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 4: Trigonometry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Introduce advanced math students to the power of trigonometry! The 14 lessons in the Module 4 collection are divided into three topics: Trigonometric Functions, Trigonometry and Triangles, and Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Each lesson...
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Graphing Trig Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Going from simple trig functions to their graphs can seem like a daunting task. These resources show the steps to connect evaluating the functions to graphing them. The collection has a variety of resource types for you to explore. 
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EngageNY Geometry Module 5: Circles With and Without Coordinates

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A comprehensive 21-lesson math unit challenges high schoolers to wrap their heads around the geometry of circles. Building on a prior understanding of similarity and congruence, length and area, and the properties of geometric figures,...
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EngageNY Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Geometry Module 2: Similarity, Proof, and Trigonometry collection includes 36 lessons that are divided into five topics: Scale Drawings, Dilations, Similarity and Dilations, Applying Similarity to Right Triangles, and Trigonometry....
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High School Balanced Packet 2 Assessment Tasks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Good assessments can be hard to find and difficult to formulate. Designed as a collection of mathematics assessment tasks, the 20 resources in this packet can also be used as lesson openers, a review, or extra practice. The open-ended...
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Mathematics Assessment Project: Tests for College & Career Readiness - High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A collection of six tests are designed to assess the College and Career Readiness of high school algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and statics and probability learners. Each assessment includes the test form and scoring and comes in 40,...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 1: Limits and Continuity

For Students 11th - 12th
Flip your classroom and teach AP Calculus remotely! Unit 1 of the course focuses on limits and continuity. Informative videos introduce each lesson's topic, and the resource packets include worksheets, practice solutions, and two...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 4: Contextual Applications of Differentiation

For Students 11th - 12th
The eight lessons in AP Calculus AB Unit 4 focus on the contextual applications of differentiation. Each lesson includes an overview, an instructional video, practice problems, and solutions. Scholars first review the connection between...
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Equation of a Tangent Line

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Using a specific example, Sal shows how to find the equation of a tangent line to a given function at a specific point. Specifically, he solves the problem of finding the tangent line to the function f(x) = xex at x = 1. This problem...
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Why Call It Tangent?

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Discover the relationship between tangent lines and the tangent function. Class members develop the idea of the tangent function using the unit circle. They create tables of values and explore the domain, range, and end behavior of the...
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Graphing the Tangent Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Help learners discover the unique characteristics of the tangent function. Working in teams, pupils create tables of values for different intervals of the tangent function. Through teamwork, they discover the periodicity, frequency, and...
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What is a Tangent Line to a Circle?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This video defines what it means for a line to be tangent to a circle. It also defines the term point of tangency and shows how the radius drawn to the point of tangency is perpendicular to the tangent line.
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Intersecting Tangent and Secant Lines of Circles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Interpret and apply the relationships between tangent and secant lines. The instructor explains the relationships of the angles and segments created by intersecting tangent and secant lines. 
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Determining the Angle of Elevation Using Tangent

For Teachers 10th - 12th
What's the angle of elevation? Using several tangent formulas, the instructor calculates the angle of elevation. He has two examples that are engaging.
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Worksheet 7: Slope and Tangents

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Providing both review and practice problems, this worksheet prompts students to answer five questions having to do with slope, tangents lines, graphing, the Squeeze Theorem, differentiable functions and derivatives. This activity could...
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Tangent Line Approximation: Estimating Square Roots

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Estimating a square root is as easy as evaluating a linear equation. Using the derivative of the square root function, pupils calculate an estimation of square roots. Class members determine the equation of the tangent line at the value...
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Tangent Lines and the Tangent Function

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Construct tangent lines and make the connection to tangent functions. An informative lesson reviews the geometry origins of the tangent function. Pupils use that information to determine how to construct a tangent to a circle from a...
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Tangent Segments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's so special about tangents? Learners first explore how if a circle is tangent to both rays of an angle, then its center is on the angle bisector. They then complete a set of exercises designed to explore further properties and...
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Properties of Tangents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You know about the tangent function, but what are tangent lines to a circle? Learners investigate properties of tangents through constructions. They determine that tangents are perpendicular to the radius at the point of tangency, and...

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