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Beginning the Year with Local Linearity

An article on how to teach tangent lines, the derivative, and local linearity through experimentation and exploration by students. The author provides specific examples of functions to use and steps to take to walk students through these concepts, and enhance uderstanding through discovery. The steps include using technology that could be, for example, a graphing calculator.
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http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/members/courses/teachers_corner/28344.html
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2.95
Average: 3 (321 votes)
Creator(s): 
J. T. Sutcliffe
Cataloger: 
Barbara Kaskosz
Rights: 
J. T. Sutcliffe
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