Average Value of a Function

Viewers learn how to find the average of a variable density with a video made for AP Calculus. The presenter applies the formula to find the average value of a function with an example that provides a density function for a rod. The resource works the problem to calculate the average density of the rod.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Present a lesson on developing the formula to find the average value of a function
  • Provide opportunities for practice that you can easily integrate
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should know how to use the substitution method to find an integral
Pros

  • The presentation recounts how to find the average value of a general function
  • Displays a graph of the function for viewers to reference
Cons

  • None