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Mathematics lessons for IB® Diploma Programme

Analysis and Approaches | Calculus

Graphical Derivatives

Activity Overview

Students will examine Graphs pages containing two graphs, a function, and its derivative. Students will determine which graph represents the function and which graph represents the derivative as well as justify their answer. In part II, students will be given a graph that represents the derivative or function and will have to draw the other function.


  • Apply knowledge of the graphical relationship between a function and its derivative