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MM CAS 2002 Exam 2 : Sample Solution Q4

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

This activity, which acts as a learning review, is a solution of the question 4 of the MM CAS 2002 Exam 2. Students use the Derive software to solve the problem.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF / DFW file for solutions to the questions, and print the file for the class
  • During the Activity

    Distribute the pages to the class.

    In this activity, students will:

  • Determine the maximum and minimum values of the graph of the given function
  • Calculate the number of times the platform is exactly 15 m from the ground
  • Solve the equation numerically over a suitable interval
  • Decide if the maximum gradient occurs at the endpoint time value
  • After the Activity

    Review student results:

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