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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 »