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### Exploring Motion in the Plane

In this activity,  students will use a TNS file for visualizing the velocity and acceleration vectors at specific times associated with a particle as it moves along a curve.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Velocity, Position, Distance

Work with linked representations of the horizontal motion of an object.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Profit Equations and Calculus

In this activity, students will discuss the graphical and algebraic relationships between a function and its first and second derivatives, namely a profit function.

• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Derivative Analysis

Associate the verbal language of function behavior with characteristics of the graph of the function.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
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• TI-Nspire™ CAS

### Elevator: Height and Velocity

Introduce ideas related to rectilinear motion.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Filling the Urn

Work with linked representations of the related rates of change of volume and height of fluid.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
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• TI-Nspire™ CAS

### Higher Order Derivatives (CAS Tool)

Examine higher order derivatives using TI-Nspire Computer Algebra System (CAS).
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Maximums, Minimums, and Zeroes

Determine when a function has a maximum or minimum based on the derivative of the function.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Newton's Method

Visually see the geometry and calculus behind Newton's Method.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
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• TI-Nspire™ CAS

### Optimization - IB

Students learn how to use the second derivative test to find maxima and minima in word problems and solve optimization in parametric functions.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS

### Relating Rates - IB

Students are given a situation of water draining out of a cylindrical tank in order to explain the process of solving related rates questions.
• TI-Nspire™ CX/CX II
• TI-Nspire™ CX CAS/CX II CAS
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• TI-Nspire™ CAS

### Roller Coaster Ride

Students visualize why the first derivative test works and how it is used to determine local minima and maxima.
• TI-Nspire™ CAS