This activity, which acts as a learning review, gives the solution for the first seven questions of the MM CAS 2002 Exam 1 Part 1. Students use the Derive software to solve problems on trigonometric functions.
Before the Activity
Install the Derive™ 6 software on the computer See the attached PDF / DFW file for solutions to the questions, and print the file for the class.
During the Activity
Distribute the printed pages to the class.Find the nature of the trigonometric graph and find its period
Identify the factor by which a trigonometric graph has been dilated
Find the maximum value of a graph
Understand that the graph of y = f(x) corresponds to y = f(-x) reflected along the y-axis
In this activity, students will:
After the Activity
Review student results:
As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
Re-teach concepts as necessary