AP Test Prep

Calculus AB/BC - Solving Related Rates Problems

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A solution to a lack of resources on related rates awaits. Viewers of an educational video learn how to solve related rates problems. They build on their prior experience of related rates to write equations for contextual situations, differentiate with respect to time, and then determine the desired quantity.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Apply the video as part of a review session for the AP® exam
Classroom Considerations
  • Fifth of eight installments in Unit 4 - Contextual Applications series
  • Knowledge of related rates is necessary from the previous lesson
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Video shows work in an organized manner
  • Explanations are thorough and easy to follow
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