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A Matching Game for Derivatives

Author(s): 
Barbara Margolius

Barbara Margolius
Cleveland State University

Description

This applet brings to life the reform calculus problem of matching the graph of a function with the graph of its first or second derivative. Auxilliary tools allow the student to highlight intervals of interest (e.g., increasing/decreasing) to aid in this potentially challenging activity.

Requirements

This applet works in any browser/os that supports the free Flash 9 Player plugin, available at http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer/

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Barbara Margolius, "A Matching Game for Derivatives," Loci (May 2008)

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