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Calculus Made Easy App

Functions (PreCalculus) 
TI89 
Tool 
$ 
[3]

Contains concise rules and corresponding examples for functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, trigonometry, and BC Calculus.
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Linear Functions

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

[2]

Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, in which students explore how the graph of a linear function relates to its formula, and learn to graph and edit functions in the applet, including on...
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Graphing Calculator

domain and range of functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Calculator 
Tool 

[2]

Meta Calculator is a free online multipurpose calculator that supports the majority of calculator features used in high school or college. Features include

SimCalc MathWorlds Software fo...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Tool 

[2]

The SimCalc Project aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students by combining advanced simulation technology with innovative curriculum that begins in the early g...
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Absolute Value Parts I4

absolute value (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[2]

Students are asked to predict what an absolute value graph will look like with given parameters. Then they can use a graphing utility that is on the same page to test their predictions. Feedback is g...
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FooPlot  Online graphing calc...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

[2]

This tool lets you plot functions, polar plots, and 3D with just a suitable web browser (within the IE, FireFox, or Opera web browsers), and find the roots and intersections of graphs. In addition, yo...
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Exploring the Witch of Agnesi

asymptotes (PreCalculus)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

[1]

This activity has students construct the graph of the Witch of Agnesi, and investigate both its asymptotes and inflection points. Fermat studied this function in the seventeenth century.
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From Secant Lines to Tangent L...

limits (PreCalculus)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

[1]

This activity demonstrates one of the many ways Sketchpad can be used in a calculus or math analysis class. Here, students explore the relationship between the slopes of secant lines to a curve...
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Prisoners and Escapees  Julia...

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

[1]

Defines the notion of prisoners and escapees as they pertain to iterative functions. A prisoner ultimately changes to a constant while escapees iterate to infinity.
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Grapher

Functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Android 
Tool 

[1]

Draw standard, parametric, or polar form with this 2D grapher, which supports trigonometric, logarithmic, wave, and dozens of other mathematical functions.
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Graphing Calculator (formerly ...

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Tool 
$ 
[1]

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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Flake Maker

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

This activity allows the user to build custom line deformation fractals.
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Scrambler

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

The "Scrambler" is an amusement park ride with a central rotating hub with three central arms, with spokes at the end of each arm that rotate in a different direction. This applet, approved by the El...
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Basic Equation Plotter

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

[1]

The user can enter an equation into the solver and the solver will plot the equation over the specified interval.
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Quadratic Functions

quadratic (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

[5]

Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, designed to let students learning about quadratic functions explore: the parabolic shape of the graphs of quadratic functions; how coefficients affect...
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Graphs and Functions

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

[3]

This lesson is designed to introduce students to graphing functions.
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Changing Cost per Minute

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[3]

Users learn how modifications in the rate affect the linear graph displaying accumulation (the total cost of calls).
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Data Flyer

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[2]

This activity allows the user to plot a set of (x,y) ordered pairs and graph a function on the same coordinate plane. The applet allows the manipulation of a function of the form y = f(x).
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Math4Mobile: Graph2Go

Functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Mobile Device 
Tool 

[2]

This is a graphing application for cellular mobile phones. The basic features of Graph2Go are:

Zap it Game

quadratic (PreCalculus) 
Shockwave 
Tool 
$ 
[2]

Commercial site with one free access per day. Students are given a set of points and are asked to "zap" as many points as possible. They can use either polynomial form or vertex form. Students can ge...
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Mandelbrot Set Dialogue

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

[1]

Shows how the set of all Julia Sets are used to create the classic Mandelbrot fractal.
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Graphin' Exponential Functions

exponential (PreCalculus)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

[1]

Graphs up to three exponential functions at once, allowing variation in four parameters.
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Sine curve visualization tool:...

Functions (PreCalculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

[1]

As students drag the ball along the perimeter of the circle a line is drawn between the point on the circle and the corresponding point on the sine curve. The range is from 0 to 360 degrees on the cir...
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Julia Sets

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

This activity allows the user to investigate the Julia sets associated with functions f(Z) = Z^2 + C for any complex number C=(a,b) in the circle of radius 2.
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Chaos In the Classroom  Visua...

domain and range of functions (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

The logistic equation is a simple dynamical system that illustrates very nicely the emergence of complex chaotic behavior from a single, simple equation. This lesson plan is targeted towards high scho...
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