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Calculus – Related Rates – Sliding Ladder Model using Geogebra

By | May 5, 2017

Sliding Ladder Model using Geogebra In this tutorial students will learn how to model a related rates problem.  The students will use parametric equations and geogebra graphing tool.  In this problem the student will calculate the rate at which the top of a ladder is sliding down a wall as the bottom of the ladder… Read More »

Calculus – Related Rates – Sliding Ladder Analytics

By | May 4, 2017

Related Rates – Sliding Ladder Analytics In this tutorial students will learn how to solve a related rates problem using implicit differentiation.  In this problem the student will calculate the rate at which the top of a ladder is sliding down a wall as the bottom of the ladder is moving away from the wall.

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 »

Calculus – Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Quotient Rule

By | October 25, 2016

Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Quotient Rule In this tutorial students learn how to evaluate the derivative of a function.  The students will use the chain rule, power rule and quotient rule. Power Rule Quotient Rule Chain Rule The students are going to find the derivative of the following function. Virginia Standards of… Read More »