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AP Calculus AB

For Students 11th - 12th
Prepare high school mathematicians for the AP Calculus AB exam with a collection of 38 videos that can be used to introduce the topics or as a review. The videos focus on two processes; differentiating a function and integrating a...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 3: Differentiation - Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Functions

For Students 11th - 12th
The seven lessons in Unit 3 - Differentiation: Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Functions have AP Calculus learners watch videos and complete practice problems covering key concepts. Scholars learn when to apply the Chain Rule and how to...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 6: Integration and Accumulation of Change

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The 14 lessons in the AP Calculus AB Unit 6: Integration and Accumulation of Change use informative videos to introduce the topic of each lesson and model procedures. Each resource packet includes a video, worksheets, practice solutions,...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 4: Contextual Applications of Differentiation

For Students 11th - 12th
The eight lessons in AP Calculus AB Unit 4 focus on the contextual applications of differentiation. Each lesson includes an overview, an instructional video, practice problems, and solutions. Scholars first review the connection between...
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AP Calculus AB Unit 2: Differentiation - Definition and Fundamental Properties

For Students 11th - 12th
The eleven lessons in Unit 2 of the flipped math calculus course take up the definition and fundamental differentiation properties. Lessons include teaching scholars how to use their knowledge of the formula to find the average rate of...
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Krista King Math: Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Everything calculus scholars need to know about derivatives can be found in this 31-resource playlist. The collection defines the derivative and includes derivative rules, chain rule, derivatives of trig functions, derivatives of...
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Calculus: Derivatives 3

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This video covers the differential notation dy/dx and generalizes the rule for finding the derivative of any polynomial. It also extends the notion of the derivatives covered in the Khan Academy videos, "Calculus Derivatives 2Ó and...
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Product Rule

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal defines the product rule and then shows two examples of how it is used. He then shows an example of finding the derivative by using both the chain rule and product rule together.
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Introduction to Calculus

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
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Implicit Differentiation Completely Explained!

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Explicitly explain how to use implicit differentiation. Using a trigonometric function defined using y and x, the resource works through an example of implicit differentiation to explain the process. The 19th video in a 31-part series...
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How to Use Logarithmic Differentiation to Find the Derivative

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Use the natural logarithm to simplify differentiation. The 22nd resource in a series of 31 provides an example of a problem that would be best differentiated by using logarithms. The presenter takes the natural logarithm of both sides....
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Power Rule for Derivatives

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Find shortcuts to finding derivatives. The resource introduces the power rule for finding the derivatives of polynomial functions. The fourth video in a series of 31 starts by applying the rule to monomials and then shows how to combine...
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Chain Rule for Derivatives, with Trig Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Break the chain in finding derivatives of trigonometric functions. The short video provides a demonstration of finding the derivative of a trigonometric function where the argument is a function. The 12th video in a series of 31 focuses...
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Proof: d/dx(e^x) = e6x

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Using the derivative of ln x, the chain rule, and the definition of a limit, Sal shows a proof that derivative of ex = ex. Note: The video titled "Proof of Derivatives of Ln(x) and e^x,Ó has a clearer explanation of this proof.
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Equation of a Tangent Line

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Using a specific example, Sal shows how to find the equation of a tangent line to a given function at a specific point. Specifically, he solves the problem of finding the tangent line to the function f(x) = xex at x = 1. This problem...
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Proof: d/dx(e^x) = e6x

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Using the derivative of ln x, the chain rule, and the definition of a limit, Sal shows a proof that derivative of ex = ex. Note: The video titled �Proof of Derivatives of Ln(x) and e^x,� has a clearer explanation of this proof.
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Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Does it make more sense to teach the Second Fundamental Theorem of Calculus before the First Fundamental Theorem of Calculus? An AP® Calculus curriculum module explores the interesting question. A set of five worksheets first looks at...
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Introduction to Rate-of-Change Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal solves an example for finding the rate of change of the height of water in a cone at a specific point when it is being filled at a given rate. In this video, Sal reviews the volume of a cone and the chain rule and then, uses these to...
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Calculus 3.6 - The Chain Rule

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Greg Kelly puts together another great slide presentation to demonstrate ways to combine derivative rules to evaluate more complicated functions. This pattern is called the chain rule.  He shows step by step ways to solve these...
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The Product Rule

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
You'd think that the derivative of a product of two functions would be the product of their derivatives, but that's not the case! Viewers learn the Product Rule for differentiation in the concept video in the first installment of a...
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Constant, Identity, and Power Rules: Power Rule

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Learn to gain power in finding derivatives. The resource introduces the power rule. Using the sliders in the interactive, pupils create polynomial functions and find their derivatives. Given the derivative of a polynomial, learners...
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Essence of Calculus, Chapter 1

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Dive into the essence of calculus. The first installment of an 11-part playlist introduces the video series by looking at the area of a circle and the area under curves. The narrator explains how to look at calculus as taking a hard...
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Product Rule - 3+ functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Will the product rule work for more than two functions? The sixth video in a series of 31 provides a function that is the product of three other functions. Making connections to the product rule with two functions, the presenter shows...
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Math Handbook: Calculus

For Students 10th - 12th
If only there was a reference that listed all the formulas covered in calculus. Luckily, there is. This comprehensive 197-page handbook provides formulas and explanations for all topics in AP Calculus or in a standard college calculus...