Education Technology

A Mean Slope

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

Student exercises that use real-life examples to demonstrate the mean value theorem. Includes detailed teacher solutions using the TI-83 and TI-89.

Before the Activity

Teacher needs to read through the attached activity to determine the best method of covering the work in the activity. Copies of the activity may be useful for students. Prior knowledge of calculus is required.

During the Activity

Separate the activity into smaller components for teaching to students.