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Conquer the Calculus Exam with the Nspire

Activity Overview

There are four situations for which the students should be proficient on the graphing calculator. They are as follows:

1. Plotting the graph of a function within an arbitrary viewing window
2. Finding the zeros of a function
3. Calculate the derivative numerically
4. Calculate the value of a definite integral (numerically).

The students will use this program to practice the 4 key skills.

Before the Activity

Download calculator file.

During the Activity

Make copies of the sudent worksheet
Print the teacher directions
Print the answers