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Maximum, minimum, increasing, decreasing

Published on 02/10/2004

Activity Overview

This StudyCards™ set is a teaching activity that uses real-world contexts to assist students in understanding the concepts of maximum, minimum, increasing, and decreasing. Use with Foundations for College Mathematics, Ch. 2.2.

Before the Activity

Download the attached StudyCards™ file to students' calculators.

During the Activity

Use this StudyCards™ set to understand real-world contexts of the concepts of maximum, minimum, increasing, and decreasing.

After the Activity

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