Covid-19 Calculus and Logistics
As the Covid – 19 virus is spreading across the whole world and keeping me(us) cooped up, I can’t help but keep an eye on the data. I’ve been following … Continue reading
Shared Driveway Optimization in Calculus
This is a post with a link to a Calculus optimization problem I’m working on.
Using Student Created Problems in Calculus.
Last week I used Desmos Activity Builder for a lesson on choosing which function out of a set of three graphs were the position, velocity, and acceleration. Here it is: Position, … Continue reading
WODB – Which one Doesn’t Belong? With a Couple Twists.
Fun Challenging assignment in Calculus that focuses on what a derivative tells you about a function.
My students made the quiz!
In Calculus we are currently doing rates problems. If you are familiar with AP Calculus, then you should be pretty intimate with the famous Amusement Park problem and all of … Continue reading
Areas Under the Curve and Desmos
I just can’t quite get enough Desmos. Previously software always let me down. It regularly wouldn’t do things I wanted it to do. Desmos on the other hand doesn’t let … Continue reading
Student examples of Iteration in the complex plane.
The article that inspired this art is: “Iteration in the Complex Plane”, by Robin S. O’Dell was found in the April 2014 edition of Mathematics Teacher. My students are working on their own pieces … Continue reading
Reasoning with Tabular Data in your Dreams
Last night I was falling asleep and I had a great assignment idea. I got up grabbed a piece of paper and wrote the following down. This morning … Continue reading
Basic Algebra in Calculus
I had a student in Calculus today ask why I said, “that’s a fair question, let’s check it out.” As I wrote the following stuff on the board I was … Continue reading
Some people would like to be able to fold up their parents and bring the with them wherever they go. Other’s would like to fold them up, put them in … Continue reading