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Calculus: Using Slope Fields
by Texas Instruments

Published on June 09, 2008

Overview

Students identify whether a slope field approximately reflects a differential equation. They also determine whether a potential solution fits the slope field.

Key Steps

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    Students will practice interpreting slope fields by matching them up with differential equations.

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    Students will use a slope field program for the graphing handheld to generate slope fields for any differential equation of the form.