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Key Curriculum Press Calculus: Concepts & Applications Instantaneous Rate of Change of a Function

Published on 04/19/2005

Activity Overview

Key Curriculum Press Calculus Exploration 1-1a: Instantaneous Rate of Change of a Function is from Chapter 8: Fitting Functions to Data. Students will explore the instantaneous rate of change of a function.

Before the Activity

Review the Answers PDF file.
Make copies of the Student Activity PDF file for your class.

During the Activity

Students will:

  • Explore the instantaneous rate of change of a function


  • Directions:
  • Distribute the student activity sheets
  • Follow the procedures as outlined
  • After the Activity

    As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.