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Adaptive Learning Tool for Mat...

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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The ToKToL online adaptive learning platform contains a large (2000) set of maths questions and associated explanatory texts. Questions are selected to adjust to the ability of the student so that whe...
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Derivative Definition Exercise

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Investigate different definitions of the derivative.
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Derivative Definitions Applet

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Detailed directions for producing the Geometer's Sketchpad construction used to create the Derivative Definitions applet.
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Graphing Calculator (formerly ...

Graphical & numerical (Calculus) 
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A very powerful graphing program that is also especially easy to use. You can graph functions in two or more dimensions using different kinds of coordinates. You can make animations and save as movies...
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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

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Exercises on derivatives and the limit definition of the derivative (PDF).
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Secant/Tangent Exercise

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Use the Secant/ Tangent Applet to investigate the limit of the difference quotient for a particular function.
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The Derivative

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Definition of the derivative, and calculations of some derivatives from the definition.
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The Derivative

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RealMedia movie on the limit definition of the derivative.
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The Derivative: Quiz

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Quiz (with answers) on derivatives and the limit definition of the derivative.
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Definition of Derivative at a ...

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Uses the definition of derivative to prove that the absolute value function is not differentiable at x = 0.
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Differentials

Leibniz notation (Calculus) 
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Animated discussion of differentials (dx and dy) and their use in approximating functions.
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A Tabular View of the Second D...

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces the second derivative using a table, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Average Rate of Change and Der...

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
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Investigate the tangent as a limit of secant lines, using several different functions.
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Average Velocity and Speed

And average rate of change (Calculus)+ 
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A Java applet that introduces the concepts of average and instantaneous velocity. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Derivate

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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Begin understanding the meaning of the derivative at a point on a function. View the graph and the equation of the line tangent to any function at any point on the function.
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Derivate

Concept of the Derivative (Calculus) 
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Begin understanding the meaning of the derivative at a point on a function. View the graph and the equation of the line tangent to any function at any point on the function.
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Derivative Function

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A Java applet that introduces the derivative as a function, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Derivative at a Point

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A Java applet that introduces the derivative at a point. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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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

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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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