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Solving Diff Eqs: Fundamental Theorem Calculus

Activity Overview

Students use the graphing calculator's ability to apply Euler's method to find a solution to a differential equation with a given initial condition.

Before the Activity

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During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.

Students will:

  • Understand the concept of solving a differential equation for a specific initial condition.
  • After the Activity

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