Education Technology

Critical Points

Published on 07/19/2006

Activity Overview

This activity involves analyzing a function for its critical values.

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.

Students will:

  • Be able to find critical values of a function and determine relative extrema.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student results
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary