Students will use the graphing calculator to find the derivative of an implicitly defined function.
Before the Activity
See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.
During the Activity
Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Find the derivative of an implicitly defined function by using the graphing calculator.
Graph the function and draw a tangent line to the graph at a specific point.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary