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Teaching Calculus Using Computer Algebra Systems

Technology: TI-Nspire™ Technology
Topic: Computer Algebra Systems
Speakers: Vicki Carter, Tom Dick

Students may take AP* Calculus Exams using calculators with Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) such as TI-Nspire™ CX CAS technology. CAS can be used to assist students in making conjectures and verifying properties.

In this webinar, T³™ National Instructors will share ideas for using CAS to:

  • Develop derivative and anti-derivative rules
  • Perform the four approved AP* Calculus calculator operations in a CAS environment versus a non-CAS environment
  • Use CAS to investigate connections between graphical, symbolic and numeric representations
  • Discuss how AP* type questions are written with CAS in mind
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