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Exploring the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Published on 05/20/2009

Activity Overview

Students will explore the definite integral as an "area accumulating" function. They can see exactly what the points on the antiderivative of a function are measuring.

Before the Activity

Teacher should read over activity documenation. The instructor will also need to upload the Integrals.tns file to each student handheld.

During the Activity

Students will work through the Integrals.tns file. Class discussion should follow.

After the Activity

Students will work through various past AP Exam questions that pertain to the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.