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2003 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
There are shaded areas, particles, polar equations, oh my! Teachers use the materials to see how their pupils compare to the AP® Calculus BC exam expectations. Scholars use the released items to practice on several BC topics and become...
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2011 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Take a second look. Form B of the AP® Calculus BC free-response questions allow pupils and teachers to see another set of items. The six questions expand the set of items from the 2011 free-response questions. Form B items include a...
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2009 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Let them eat cake. The free-response questions from an AP® Calculus BC exam cover several topics that include finding the area under a curve within the context of creating a birthday cake. Calculus concepts include finding rates of...
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2005 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Differentiate between the exams. Using the Q&A document, teachers compare the free-response questions that BC test-takers see to those that AB test-takers see. The pupils see which questions come from AB content and also those that...
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Calculus Volume 2

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Delve into the middle of calculus. The resource is the second eBook of three that covers the complete calculus content. Seven chapters begin with integrals and different methods of integration before moving on to differential equations....
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2003 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Be integral to the learners in the classroom. Pupils use integrals, differentiation, and limits to solve the free-response questions from an AP® Calculus BC exam. Items cover topics such as area under a curve, particle motion, average...
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Worksheet 16: Area

For Students Higher Ed
In this area activity, students compute the area of a region bounded by graphs. They identify polar coordinates and sketch graphs of equations. This two-page activity contains approximately fifteen problems.
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Graphing Polar Equations

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this graphing polar equations worksheet, students solve and complete 10 various types of problems. First, they construct a table of values using the special angles and their multiples. Then, students plot the points in the table on a...
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A Critical Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physics lab groups finagle with laser lights to determine the critical angle of refraction for both water and Lucite. Because there are no detailed steps or an answer key for this enlightening exercise, an inexperienced physics...
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Vector Addition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Model vector addition graphically. A simple interactive has users add vectors and adjust the lengths and angles of the vectors. The interactive automatically updates the magnitude, angle, and components of the sum.
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Worksheet 4 - Math 126: Sketching Polar Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this sketching polar equations worksheet, high schoolers solve 5 short answer and graphing problems. Students describe a curve given the equation of the curve in polar form. High schoolers sketch a graph of the equation.
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Polar Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers graph polar graphs. In this calculus lesson, students convert between polar and rectangular coordinates. They graph their solution on the TI calculator and make observations.
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Calculating Arc Lengths of Simple Functions-I

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this calculating arc lengths instructional activity, students are given 4 simple functions and they use the Pythagorean Theorem and the basic techniques of calculus to find the arc-length formula in order to find the arc-length.
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Promote Precalculus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Use projects, real-world activities, and games to bring precalculus to life for students.
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Variational Calculus 3

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this methods of applied mathematics worksheet, students solve 5 various types of problems that relate to variational calculus equations. First, they determine a second order differential equation for the geodesic. Then, students write...
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Vector Addition and Dot Products

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders plot vectors on the coordinates and evaluate them. In this physics activity, 12th graders watch a video tutorial and complete assigned worksheet.
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Worksheet 35-Spring 1996

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students sketch six integrals and rewrite the equations as double integrals with reversed integration orders. Students evaluate four integrals. They sketch all points on a coordinate plane when given complex...
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Worksheet 36

For Teachers Higher Ed
For this math worksheet students find the solution u(x,y) of Laplace's equation in a given rectangle with specified boundaries. Students use the chain rule to compute values for a function and relate this answer to Laplace's equation....
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Virus and Bacteriophage

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners examine the differences between a virus and a bacteriophage. They explore various websites, identify the parts of a virus and a bacteriophage, and construct a model of a virus or bacteriophage.
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The Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct a sketch of the planets in our solar system using concentric circles and angles. For this solar system lesson plan, students plot the position of each planet on concentric circles using graph paper. The sun is included...
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The Dawn Mission: Ion Rockets and Spiral Orbits

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this ion rocket and orbits worksheet, students read about the spiral orbit the Dawn spacecraft took due to its ion rocket motor. Students solve 3 problems including finding the path taken by the spacecraft, determining the total path...
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The Ant and The Turntable-Frames of Reference

For Students 11th - 12th
In this frames of reference worksheet, students solve 5 problems given the details of a journey an ant takes from the center of a CD ROM to its edge. Students draw a scaled sketch of the turntable showing the motion of the ant from...
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Construction an Eillipse ID: 9980

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore ellipses.  In this Algebra II lesson, 11th graders construct an ellipse using the Ti-nspire handheld and investigate the sum of the distance from a point on an ellipse to its foci.  Students use that information...
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Constructing an Ellipse ID: 9980

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate ellipses.  In this Algebra II activity, 11th graders explore an ellipse from a geometric perspective.  Students derive the equation of an ellipse with the center at the origin. 

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