This activity involves using the graphing calculator to find an approximate solution to a differential equation with Euler's Method, find the actual solution to the differential equation, and compare the two solutions.
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.
Use the graphing calculator to find a numerical solution to a differential equation with Euler's Method.
Find a symbolic solution.
After the Activity
Review student results
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary