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Understanding Summation Notati...

Arithmetic sequences and series (Algebra II)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students are given 10 problems written in summation notation. When they click, the sequence that comes from "translating" the notation is revealed. Very short exercise.
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A Tabular View of the Second D...

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Derivative Function

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Instantaneous Rate of Change

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
Sketchpad 
Tool 

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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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Instantaneous Velocity

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Second Derivative

As an instant. rate of change (Calculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Average Rate of Change and Der...

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Investigate the tangent as a limit of secant lines, using several different functions.
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Definition of Derivative at a ...

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

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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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Derivative of e^x

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[0]

Use polar coordinates to visualize the derivative of log x.
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Tangent Lines

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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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) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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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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The Derivative

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Plots different quotients of a cubic function for varying h.
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The Derivative

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Computer 
Tool 

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RealMedia movie on the limit definition of the derivative.
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The Derivative of the Sine

As the lim. of the diff. quot. (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Investigate the changes in sin (x+h)  sin (x) as the angle varies.
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Algebra Tiles

Associative (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Visualize multiplying and factoring algebraic expressions using tiles.
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Horizontal Asymptotes

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Animated exploration of the definition of the limit of a function as x goes to infinity.
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Horizontal Asymptotes

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Generate tables of values for various functions as x approaches positive or negative infinity.
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Horizontal Asymptotes

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Animated proof that the limit as x approaches infinity of the function 1/x is 0.
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Limits at Infinity

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
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Explore the limits of f(x) = 1/x^2 as x approaches 0 and infinity.
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Limits at Infinity

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Computer 
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RealMedia movies of worked problems on the limits of functions as x approaches infinity.
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The Number e (2)

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Investigate the limit of (1 + 1/x)^x as x goes to infinity.
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Vertical Asymptotes

Asymptotic behavior and limits (Calculus) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Animated exploration of the definition of a vertical asymptote.
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