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Newton's Method

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Does the accuracy of the first guess make a difference down the line? Learners investigate the effects of the iterative process of finding roots, using Newton's Method. By moving the initial guess of a root on a graph, pupils observe the...
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Newton's Method and Inflection Point

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The inflection point, the point where the second derivative is zero, is the focus of a video  that works through a problem where it is not obvious to see the roots of a function. The solution to the problem requires using Newton's method...
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Newton's Method

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Use an iterative process to find an approximation of a square root. Pupils use the interactive to find an approximation to find the positive root of a quadratic function with Newton's method. With the graphs, learners position the...
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Newton's Method

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Student approximate the roots of E using Newtons Method. In this calculus lesson, learners calculate the equation of tangent a line. They use the TI to visualize the tangent line.
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Newton Leibniz and Usain Bolt

For Students 10th - 12th
What do Usain Bolt and calculus have in common? Using Usain Bolt as an example of distance traveled over a period of time, Sal shows why you need differential calculus to answer the question of how fast something is traveling at a...
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Newton's Method

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore Newton’s Method of using the derivative of a function to approximate the zeros of a function.  In this calculus lesson, 12th graders examine how and why Newton’s method works.  Students use the TI-89 calculator to...
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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...
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Worksheet 3: Graphing Speed and Time

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this graphing speed and time worksheet, students answer 7 questions regarding graphing, speed, distance, derivatives, Newton's method and wheel radius.
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Multivariable Calculus: Newton's Method

For Students Higher Ed
In this Newton's method worksheet, students produce a sequence of approximations. They use Newton's method to approximate solutions. This two-page worksheet contains explanations and examples. it contains two problems.
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Isaac Newton

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, learners respond to 49 multiple choice questions about Isaac Newton. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Finding Roots and Newton's Method

For Students Higher Ed
In this roots worksheet, students identify the local maxima and minima for a function. Students find the roots of the function using roots and Newton's Method of approximation. This three-page worksheet contains examples, explanations...
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Homework Handout for Class 28

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this calculus worksheet, students are given 3 short-answer problems regarding Newton's method, generalized Babylonian algorithms and estimation.
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Newton's Method

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils investigate the Newton Method of solving for zeroes of equations. They apply the method to a variety of different problems including the examples provided in the lesson plan. Students find approximations for the roots of an equation.
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Numerical Analysis/ Other Root-finding Methods

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students examine the uses of false position, Newton’s and Secant methods of finding the root of an equation.
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People of the Scientific Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this Scientific Revolution worksheet, students read a brief overview of the contributions of Copernicus, Bacon, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, and Harvey.
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Evaluating Definite Integrals with Substitution

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students evaluate and define limits using substitution. In this calculus lesson, students apply the use of Integrals to explore Newton's law of Cooling. They solve rate and temperature problems using Integrals.
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Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

For Students Higher Ed
For this mathematical modeling worksheet, students answer two essay questions. They describe Newton's Law of Cooling by describing and constructing a model and answering seven essay questions about the process.
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Integration

For Students 12th
In this calculus worksheet, 12th graders use integration to find the area under a graph. They use integration to solve real world problems. There are 4 different sections with their own problems.
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Rectilinear Motion

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders rewrite word problems using algebraic expressions. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders calculate the velocity, time and acceleration while analyzing real life scenarios. They solve problems related to when the...
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Applications of Motion

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students explore motion in different positions.  In this math instructional activity, students experiment with motion in a straight line vertically or horizontally.  They also graph these lines on a TI and examine the curve produced when...
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Worksheet 8

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students explore how the use of implicit differentiation does not give the solutions to the differential equation. Then they write the definitions to the vocabulary related to differential equations.
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Coffee: Differential Equation

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this differential worksheet, students read a word problem and write a differential equation and solve it. They draw the slope field for given problems. This two-page worksheet contains 9 multi-step problems.
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Numerical Analysis: Dimensional Vectors

For Students Higher Ed
In this dimensional vector learning exercise, students prove dimensional vectors. They write systems of equations, verify solutions, and sketch graphs of the functions. This two-page learning exercise contains approximately ten problems.

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