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Calculus – Related Rates – Sliding Ladder Model w/ 3 Snapshots using Desmos

By | May 11, 2017

Sliding Ladder Model w/ 3 Snapshots using Desmos In this tutorial students will learn how to model a related rates problem using parametric equations and a graphing utility. The model will calculated the instantaneous velocity at 3 different snapshots or moments in time.  In this problem the model will calculate the rate at which the… Read More »

Calculus – Find the Equation of the Tangent Line at (1,3)

By | October 27, 2016

Find the Equation of the Tangent Line at (1,3) In this tutorial students learn how to find the equation of the tangent line given the point of tangency. The students then verify the solution using the GRAPH, WINDOW, CALC, dy/dx and TRACE features of the TI-84C. 1) If only the x value is given we should… Read More »