Derivative Trace

Learners construct the graph of derivatives using a tangent line.  In this construction of a graph of a derivative lesson, students use their Ti-Nspire to drag a tangent line along a graph.  Learners graph the slope of the tangent line.  Students discuss the similarities and differences between the original graph and its derivative.

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2007
Usage Permissions
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