# Power Rule Teacher Resources

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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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#### Power Rule for Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Find shortcuts to finding derivatives. The resource introduces the power rule for finding the derivatives of polynomial functions. The fourth video in a series of 31 starts by applying the rule to monomials and then shows how to combine...
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#### Constant, Identity, and Power Rules: Power Rule

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Learn to gain power in finding derivatives. The resource introduces the power rule. Using the sliders in the interactive, pupils create polynomial functions and find their derivatives. Given the derivative of a polynomial, learners...
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#### Calculus AB/BC - The Power Rule

For Students 10th - 12th
There has to be a quicker way. Pupils learn the power rule that allows for a shortcut to take the derivative of terms to a power. Using the newly found rule, scholars find the slope of the tangent line to a function at a given x value....
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#### Calculus: Derivatives 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This video covers the differential notation dy/dx and generalizes the rule for finding the derivative of any polynomial. It also extends the notion of the derivatives covered in the Khan Academy videos, "Calculus Derivatives 2Ó and...
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#### Power Rule for Exponents

For Students 3rd - 7th
Discover the power to simplify expressions. Viewers learn how to simplify expressions involving powers of exponents. The video covers five examples of this type of problem.
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#### Math Handbook: Calculus

For Students 10th - 12th
If only there was a reference that listed all the formulas covered in calculus. Luckily, there is. This comprehensive 197-page handbook provides formulas and explanations for all topics in AP Calculus or in a standard college calculus...
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#### Derivative Formulas Through Geometry | Essence of Calculus, Chapter 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Geometry to the rescue. By watching a video, scholars see how geometric concepts help explain derivative formulas: areas of rectangles and volumes of rectangular prisms for the Power Rule and similarity and trig ratios for the Sine Rule.
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#### Derivative of cot^4(x/2)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Apply the chain rule, the power rule, and the derivative of a trigonometric function all in one. Using a function raised to a power, the 14th video in a series of 31 shows how several rules work together to find a derivative. The...
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#### Derivatives of Trig Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What are the most important things about trigonometric derivatives? The 13th video in a series of 31 highlights three important aspects of trigonometric derivatives, the first being the derivatives of sine and cosine. The second is the...
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#### Rules for Differentiation

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders review the rules for derivatives and use them to solve problems. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders apply the power rules for derivatives correctly to solve equations. This assignment contains lots of examples of...
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#### Word Problems

For Students 10th - 11th
In this calculus worksheet, students use integration to solve word problems they differentiate between integration and anti derivatives, and between definite and indefinite integrals. There are 3 questions with an answer key.
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#### The Chain Rule

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investigate the chain rule and use it to solve functions. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders apply the chain rule to problems with powers, and product rule. They practice with lots of examples before doing it on their...
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#### Derivative Formulas

For Students 9th - 11th
In this calculus instructional activity, students solve functions using the derivative formulas. There are 26 formulas for them to review and go over.
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#### Rules For Differentiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concepts related to derivatives tat include the Power Rule and then apply the appropriate derivative formula to solve the different problems. They practice reading the rules of derivatives included in the...
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#### TI-89 Activities for PreCalculus and AP Calculus

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the TI-89 calculator, students explore the statistical, graphical and symbolic capabilities of the TI-89.  Students investigate topics such as solving systems of equations, finding inverse functions, summations, parametrics and...
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#### Derivative Theorems

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Put all of the derivative rules into one basket. The lesson stars with warm-up exercises that provide a connection to previously learned concepts. The lesson plan uses the different derivative theorems to calculate a variety of...
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West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Particle Motion

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Derivatives are useful for many things — they can even keep track of particle motion. An informative lesson plan provides an introduction to the idea of the second derivative in particle motion. Class members determine the velocity...
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West Contra Costa Unified School District

#### Indefinite Integrals

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The inverse of matter is anti-matter, so the inverse of a derivative is an antiderivative. The lesson introduces antiderivatives and indefinite integrals to the class along with the notation for integrals. Groups work together to find...
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#### Surfing the Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use online resources, including animations,to define the slope of a curve and how to calculate the slope. They solve 8 problems online, using the definition of the derivative of a function at a point to calculate slope of the...