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This applet helps users to visualize the relationship between the shape of the graph of a function and the graph of its derivative.
Instructors notes break down steps for twelve traditional related rates problems that are illustrated via animated gif and quicktime movies.

This webpage contains links to two separate ActionScript applets for graphing multiple functions.

A lab exploring the growth of a population using first order differential equations. Explores different factors including scarce resources and harvesting.
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Students will calculate relationships in the solar system using scientific notation. This requires that students understand how to multiply and divide exponential expressions.
Students will be presented with two different gas stations, and will have to come up with equations to determine the price of gas at each.
This activity, created by Arthur N. DiVito, Ph.D, simulates mixture problems by using red and white colored beads. Mixture A is 70% red, and mixture B is 40% red (as determined by weight).
Students will make the necessary conversions using basic equivalency tables for standard measurements used in cooking.
Before algebra students can be expected to understand traditional "word problems," they need experience using algebra as a language, i.e. writing algebraic expressions and equations.