Extrema

No need to go to extreme lengths to find resources on extrema. The central focus of an AP® curriculum module is on critical points and extrema, and how to cover these concepts throughout the course. A set of three worksheets helps assess understanding of the topic.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the worksheets as part of a review session
Classroom Considerations

  • Scholars should be familiar with the first and second derivative tests
  • Note the suggested timeline for when to use each worksheet given in the resource
Pros

  • Includes a short description of each previous AP® exam question on the concept
  • Gives several teaching examples to reference
Cons

  • None