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Exponential and Logarithm Func...

exponential (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A quiz (with answers) on exponential and logarithmic functions.
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In Search of the Missing e...

exponential (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A review and an investigation of the natural exponential function.
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Lines in the Plane: Quiz

linear (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
Activity 

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A quiz (with answers) on lines and their equations.
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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

linear (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
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Exercises on equations of lines (PDF).
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Principles of Calculus Modelin...

exponential (PreCalculus) 
Computer 
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Exercises on exponential and logarithmic functions (PDF).
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Cubic Function Explorer  Math...

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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An interactive applet that allows the user to graphically explore the properties of a cubic function. Specifically,
it is designed to foster an intuitive understanding of the effects of changin...
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Exponential Functions and the ...

exponential (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Guided activities with the Graph Explorer applet, designed to let students discover some properties of simple exponential functions and to learn some ways of defining the number e.
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Got a Plan? (PDF file)

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Use this sample activity with the Piecewise Linear Function Grapher to explore different cell phone plans and find out what works best for different situations.
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Linear Functions

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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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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Quadratic Functions

quadratic (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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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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Spikes and Spears: an interact...

rational (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Activity using an applet that helps students predict the shape of the graph of a rational function, and in particular to locate its various vertical asymptotes (spikes) and its horizontal or slant asy...
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Exploring the Witch of Agnesi

asymptotes (PreCalculus)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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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 

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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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Functions

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 

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Investigate constant, linear, quadratic, cubic, square root, cube root, absolute value, rational, natural log, and exponential functions. Parent functions and full form functions for modification are...
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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (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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Translation of Functions

graphs and parameters of these functions (PreCalculus) 
Sketchpad 
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Students create both geometric and algebraic translations of a function, match the two translations, and use the components of the geometric vector to write an equation for translated image. The li...
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Exponential Growth

exponential (PreCalculus)+ 
TINspire 
Activity 

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The main objective of this activity is to ﬁnd an approximation for the value of the mathematical constant e and to apply it to exponential growth and decay problems. To accomplish this, student...
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The Beach Race

derivative (PreCalculus) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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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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What's My Model?

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
TINspire 
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Students will investigate several different regression models and determine which of the models makes the most sense, based upon a realworld situation (cooling a cup of hot chocolate).
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Rational Number Relationships

rational (PreCalculus)+ 
Excel 
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In this activity, students use an interactive spreadsheet template to explore relationships and patterns in rational numbers. The students will also learn how to create the template. Students will exp...
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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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Graphs and Functions

linear (PreCalculus)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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This lesson is designed to introduce students to graphing functions.
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Introduction to Fractals: Geom...

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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This activity is designed to further the work of the Infinity, SelfSimilarity and Recursion lesson by showing students other classical fractals, the Sierpinski Triangle and Carpet, this time involvin...
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Patterns In Fractals

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces students to the idea of finding number patterns in the generation of several different types of fractals.
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Properties of Fractals

limits (PreCalculus) 
Java Applet 
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This activity is designed to further the work of the Infinity, SelfSimilarity and Recursion, Geometric Fractals, and Fractals and the Chaos Game lessons by leading the students to build a working def...
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