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Derivative of Sine and Cosine

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
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This TI Interactive file is best suited for teacher demonstration. This document allows the user to define a function f(x) and guess the derivative of this function. The slider bar's values range f...
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Relationships Between Area and...

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students explore the relationships between area and perimeter by fixing one value and maximizing the other. Students will explore the relationship between perimeter and area of recta...
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Online Graphing Calculator  C...

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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This graphing calculator, written in Java programming language, has the following features:

From Secant Lines to Tangent L...

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Sketchpad 
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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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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

derivative (PreCalculus) 
Sketchpad 
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This activity is designed to follow the activities From Secant Lines to Tangent Lines and Slopes and Derivatives [referenced below], but it can easily stand on its own. Using a dynamic t...
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The Beach Race

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TINspire 
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In a beach race, contestants must swim to a point along the beach and then run to reach the ﬁnish line. Where should I aim to land on the beach so as to minimize my total time for the race? Stu...
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