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499 resources with the concept derivatives

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The Chain Rule

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students determine the derivative of a function.  In this determining the derivative of a function lesson, students use the chain rule to find the derivative of the function.  Students use the chain rule to take the derivative of each...
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Derivatives of Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars take derivatives of exponential functions.  In this taking derivatives of exponential functions lesson, students prove the derivative of an exponential function is the exponential function.  Young scholars find derivatives...
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Lesson #63 Review for Test on Chapter 4

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners explore functions. In this derivatives lesson students complete an attached worksheet. A formula sheet for derivatives is included. This lesson is designed as a review for the derivatives test.
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Lesson #67 Relative Extrema

For Teachers 12th
  Students test for relative extrema.  In this Calculus lesson, 12th graders investigate the relative extrema of a function and sketch the curve from the given information without the use of a calculator.  
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Topics in Calculus: Applications of Derivatives

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore and apply derivatives. For this math lesson, students graph and write a model representing a derivative. They identify important properties of a derivative using a word problem.
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Topics in Calculus: Applications of Derivatives

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students investigate rate related problems and derivatives. In this math lesson, students calculate derivatives through graphing and word problems. This activity requires a TI calculator.
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Rolle's Theorem

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars follow detailed directions to illustrate Rolle's Theorem on their graphing calculator. In this application of derivatives worksheet, students input a given function into their graphing calculator and graph it. They then...
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Derivatives

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate derivatives using the product rule.  In this derivatives using the product rule lesson, students use the Ti-89 to find the derivatives of functions such as x^2 and sin(x) using the product rule.  Students visualize...
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Applications of the Derivative

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore applications of the derivative.  In this calculus lesson students explore two common applications of the derivatives, optimization and related rates.   
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Quartic Regions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the concept of quartic regions.  In this quartic regions lesson, students find the area under a curve using their Ti-89 calculator.  Students find definite integrals of two curves.  Students determine the points of...
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Managing the National Debt

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the national debt.  In this calculus lesson, students predict the national debt by using logistic growth.  The students estimate the current national debt and use that figure to make their predictions. 
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Trig Derivatives

For Teachers 10th - 12th
For this trigonometric derivative worksheet, students analyze the function and identify the derivative. This one-page worksheet contains approximately 20 problems.
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Worksheet #3, Derivative Rates, Percent Rate of Change, Chain Rule

For Students 10th - 11th
In this calculus instructional activity, students answer compute the distance of an object from a given point after t seconds when given the formula. They use the chain rule to answer 2 questions. Students compute the derivatives and...
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Review For Test On Chapter 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars engage in a study of various concepts in relation to preparing for a calculus exam. They sketch and discuss and sketch a variety of functions. The lesson includes an outline of review that should be used by the teacher...
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Derivatives Of The 6 Inverse Trig Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the derivatives of the Six Inverse Trigonometric Functions. They apply the six formulas to inverse function problems that are given in the lesson. Students can take part in using the example problems for independent...
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Definition Of The Derivative

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of a derivative. They define the concept of a derivative and then complete an assignment that is included in the lesson. Students then graph the derivative and draw its...
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Graph Of The Derivative

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with defining and drawing the graph of a derivative. The lesson includes a definition and examples to lead them away from any misconceptions. They graph derivatives using examples that are...
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Rules For Differentiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 lesson...
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Distance, Velocity, and Acceleration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a instructional activity that is concerned with the measurement of distance, velocity, and acceleration with the use of derivatives. They follow examples given in the instructional activity to compute the velocity and...
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The Football Kick:An Application of Parametric Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concepts relating to the solving of parametric equations. They take the derivatives of parametric equations during guided and independent practice using the problems provided in the lesson plan. Students also...
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Compund Interest and Quiz on Logs

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss compound interest and formulas for compound interest. They listen as the teacher describes continuous compounding and derivations. Students work problems involving compound interest. They compute the effective annual...
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Derivatives Of Logarithms

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the derivatives of logarithms. They use the example problems in the lesson to help them take derivatives of logarithms to any base. The lesson includes detailed examples for the teacher to use during direct instruction.
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Logarithmic Differentiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson that is about the concept of logarithmic differentiation. They practice solving problems to take derivatives of expressions by applying logarithms. The lesson includes examples the teacher could use for direct...
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Rates Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in a lesson that is about the concept of using rates in the context of finding the solution using different types of problems provided in the lesson plan. The lesson includes a review of the strategy to solve...