Get Unlimited Access to 100,000+ Essays

- Total Pages: 2
- Words: 688
- Works Cited:2
- Citation Style: APA
- Document Type: Essay

1. The tangent problem.

2. The velocity and acceleration problem.

3. The maximum and minimum problem.

4. The area problem.

Write an essay about how derivatives and the definite integral are used to solve the above problems. Specifically, the following items must be included:

1. How does the tangent line evolve from the secant line and how does the derivative relate to the tangent line?

2. How are derivatives used to solve velocity and acceleration problems?

3. How are derivatives used to solve maximum and minimum problems?

4. How is the definite integral used to solve area problems?

Nave, R. Derivatives and integrals. Hyper Physics, Retrieved from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu

Kouba, D.A. The Calculus Page, U.C. Davis Department of Mathematics. http://www.math.ucdavis.edu, Retrieved January 25, 2011

Weisstein, E. Wolfram Mathworld. http://mathworld.wolfram.com, Retrieved January 25, 2011

- Total Pages: 3
- Words: 1264
- Bibliography:0
- Citation Style: MLA
- Document Type: Research Paper

Project for the semester. Every person will be required to do a project as outlined here. Pick a topic that interests you. The topic must deal with

References

Cadena, Juan; Travis, Betty; Norman, Sandy. An evaluation of Reform in the teaching of calculus. Mathematics and Computer Education. Spring, 2003. Vol: 16; No: 2; pp: 74-77.

Dosemagen, Debra M; Schwalbach, Eileen M. Developing Student Understanding: Contextualizing Calculus Concepts. School Science and Mathematics. 2000. Vol. 100; No: 1; pp: 53-57

Hilton, Peter. Calculus and analytical mechanics in the Age of Enlightenment. Canadian Journal of History. December, 1998. Vol: 12; No: 1; pp: 26-28.

Lambda Calculus. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambda_calculus. Accessed on 23 June, 2005

Marrongelle, Karen a. How Students use Physics to reason about Calculus Tasks. School Science and Mathematics. 2004. Vol. 104. No: 2; pp: 30-34

Philosophical problems with calculus. Retrieved at http://www.friesian.com/calculus.htm. Accessed on 23 June, 2005

Preparing for University Calculus: At Atlantic Canadian Universities. Retrieved at http://www.math.mun.ca/~apics/calculus/welcome.php#Sec2Accessed on 23 June, 2005

Quick Math: Automatic Math Solutions. Retrieved at http://www.quickmath.com/www02/pages/modules/calculus/index.shtml. Accessed on 23 June, 2005

- Total Pages: 3
- Words: 824
- Sources:0
- Citation Style: APA
- Document Type: Essay

- Total Pages: 5
- Words: 1309
- References:0
- Citation Style: MLA
- Document Type: Research Paper

As you begin to study more advanced

Task:

Write a brief essay (suggested length of 4??"5 pages) in which you do the following:

A. Define the concept of the indefinite integral using its formal definition.

1. Explain, in language that high school students could understand, what the formal definition of an indefinite integral is.

2. Provide an example that is relevant to the discussion and supports all claims.

B. Define the concept of the definite integral using its formal definition.

1. Explain, in language that high school students could understand, what the formal definition of a definite integral is.

2. Provide an example that is relevant to the discussion and supports all claims.

C. If you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format

References

Buck C.R. (2003) Advanced Calculus, 3rd Edition Waveland Press Inc. Illinois

Decker R. (1996) Calculus, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey

Hoffmann L.D & Bradley G.L (2000) Calculus for social and life sciences. 7th Edition. McGraw Hill Madison

Request A Custom Essay On This Topic
Request A Custom Essay

Testimonials: