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Re: Research help needed
Posted:
Apr 17, 2013 2:31 AM


Why are you using Excel, and not graphing calculators, which would make these explorations (tables and graphs) much easier?
And, where do you provide the underlying understanding the "rule" via comparison of respective rates of change for the two functions forming the fraction (and their derivatives). Unless you do this as well, it becomes a "geewhiz" activity... Jerry Johnson
  Original Message  From: "Daniel Sarkes" <dsarkes@umassd.edu> To: <mathteach@mathforum.org> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2013 8:18 PM Subject: Research help needed
> Hi, I am conducting an undergrad research project involving L'Hopital's > rule and Excel. The idea is to use computation L'Hopital's rule works. I > have attached the lab and the teacher's guide. I also have a pre and post > test so I can make an attempt at getting some sort of quantifiable data > from this project. If you can help me and run the lab let me know an I > will email them. > > thanks you for your time Dan



