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Derivative of e^x

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Use polar coordinates to visualize the derivative of e^x.
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Derivative of log x

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Use polar coordinates to visualize the derivative of log x.
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Differentiability

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the concept of differentiability, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Differentiating Powers of x (p...

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus)+ 
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This applet investigates differential calculus of powers of x (polynomials). You can plot the primary function ( ƒ(x) ), its first derivative (differential, the gradient function) ( ƒ'(x) ) and its se...
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Function, Derivative and Integ...

Graphical & numerical (Calculus) 
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An interactive demonstration of the relationship between a function, its derivative, and its integral. The function is not defined by a formula but by an interactive graph.
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Functions with absolute value ...

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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A quiz: determine whether functions based on the absolute value function are differentiable.
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Instantaneous Velocity

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the concepts of instantaneous velocity. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Making a Function Continuous a...

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that illustrates how to make a piecewise function continuous and differentiable, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Nowhere differentiable functio...

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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Builds functions which are continuous everywhere but differentiable nowhere by adding saw tooth or sine functions.
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Secants approaching vertical t...

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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Secant lines approach a point where a function has a vertical tangent from the right and from the left. Shows the slope of each secant line.
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Secants through a point of non...

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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Secant lines approach a point where a function is not differentiable from the right and from the left. Shows the slope of each secant line.
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Second Derivative

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the second derivative, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Tabular View of the Derivative

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the derivative using a table, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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The Derivative

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Plots different quotients of a cubic function for varying h.
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The Derivative of the Sine

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Investigate the changes in sin (x+h)  sin (x) as the angle varies.
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Trig functions with absolute v...

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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A quiz: determine whether functions based on trigonometric and absolute value functions are differentiable.
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Twice Differentiable

Differentiability & continuity (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the concept of being differentiable twice, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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WebGrapher

Graphical & numerical (Calculus) 
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This is a Java graphing applet that can be used online or downloaded. The purpose it to construct dynamic graphs with parameters controlled by user defined sliders that can be saved as web pages or em...
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Tangent Lines

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Use tables of values to estimate the limit of the difference quotient for a given function. (Function names must be entered using Javascript notation.)
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Tangent Lines

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Use a table to numerically estimate the slope of the tangent line to f(x) = a^x at x=0.
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powerOne^{TM} Graph v4

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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powerOne(r) Graph supports computation & graphing in the mathematics classroom. The following tasks can be done with this software on a handheld computer including: 
Instantaneous Rate of Change

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
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Download this Sketchpad file to investigate instantaneous rate using a model of a door operated by a door closer. Students explore the graph of the door's angle as a function of time, and find the lim...
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Calculus Made Easy App

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
TI89 
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Contains concise rules and corresponding examples for functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, trigonometry, and BC Calculus.
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