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Calculus: NASA - Space Shuttle Ascent
by NASA and TI

Published on September 20, 2010

Overview

Student examine the ascent stage of a NASA space shuttle.

Key Steps

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    Students will create and analyze scatterplots given a table and find regression functions using the graphing calculator.

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    Students will apply the first derivative test to find local extrema and find inflection points to analyze the concavity of a function.