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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

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Exercises on average and instantaneous rates of change (PDF).
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The Legacy of Newton, Galileo,...

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A quiz (with answers) on average and instantaneous rates of change.
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The Legacy of Galileo and Newt...

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RealMedia movies of solved problems on average velocity.
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A Tabular View of the Second D...

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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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Differentiability

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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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Making a Function Continuous a...

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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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Modeling Rates of Change

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Explore the rate of change of the exponential function.
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Secant Line

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Experiment with secant lines and the way they approximate the tangent line at a point.
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Secant line approximations to ...

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Compare the slope of secant lines on the parabola y = x^2 to the tangent line to the parabola at (1, 1)
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Second Derivative

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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

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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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Tangent Line

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Graph the tangent line to a function at different points.
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The Legacy of Galileo, Newton,...

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Compare average and instantaneous velocities of the position function s(t) = 4.9 t^2.
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Twice Differentiable

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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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