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Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! This circuit has 12 word problems which start easy and build from there. Expect to see the farmer problem and the open-top box problem... To advance in the circuit, students must find their answer, and with that answer is a new problem.

Are you interested in getting SIX calculus circuits for a reduced price? This applications of the derivative set has many popular circuits that are for sale individually. Separately they would be $24 but you can get all six of them for $18. Please copy and paste the link to read each product descrip

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This is a project with twelve different versions. The goal is to minimize the construction cost of a airplane hangar and each version (Versions A-L) has slightly different parameters.
Answers included.
The intent of this project was for optimization in calculus but it could also be used with a TI

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Calculus Back to School with the coolest Calculus and PreCalculus resource! Now Updated with many new resources for 2017-2018! Nothing else like it! This is a must-have for AP Calculus teachers or any Calculus teacher, high school, dual enrollment, or college. Great for PreCalculus teachers al

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This packet will contain homework assignments for Calculus.
These homework assignments will have one type of problem on each page.
There will be somewhere between 4 and 10 problems per page.
There will always be a QR Code on each page that students can use to scan and then check their work.

Calculus Problem of the Day
This is a bundle of all of my Calculus Problems of the Day. The file contains a pdf of all of the questions.
Each month contains 20 questions. There are 160 questions in this package.
See the link for each individual month to see an expanded preview for that month

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AP Calculus AB, BC, Calculus Honors, College Calculus: Applications of Differentiation Bundled Unit
Here is the bundled unit for CALCULUS AB, BC, or CALCULUS HONORS. The unit is presented in 9 lessons which includes all TRANSCENDENTAL FUNCTIONS. Every lesson includes
✎ A set of Guided Student N

Calculus Weekly Review Second Semester
Each worksheet contains 10 questions that help keep all topics covered in Calculus AB fresh in students’ minds.
I give my students one of these worksheets on Monday and it is due on Friday. I count each sheet as 10 points toward their homework grade.
These

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This is a bingo game designed to review material from first semester Calculus AB. The questions cover such topics as limits, derivatives, equations of tangent lines, related rates, optimization, and curve sketching.
There are 24 questions given in this presentation.
Students are given 24 choices

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Calculus Thanksgiving
This puzzle will help students review such topics as curve sketching, tangent lines, optimization, and horizontal motion.
There are a total of 20 questions.
After students solve the calculus problems, they match their solutions to a letter. They can then discover a funny Th

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In this bundled set you will find all you need to prepare your AP Calculus AB, BC, or Calculus Honors students for a better understanding of APPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENTIATION.
The file includes:
1) Content Quizzes − Forms A, B, C, D
* Related Rates (with an introductory lesson and extra practice)

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Give your students engaging practice with the circuit format! These 16 problems feature all of the traditional applications of the derivative from tangent line approximation to related rates to particle motion to optimization and more! (L'Hôpital's Rule too!). No calculator is needed for this circ

This is a file with 4 copies of a AP Calculus MIDTERM EXAM in MC format. Each exam has 60 MC questions. Files are in three formats: pdf, rtf (WORD) and Examview Question Bank
As a bonus, I have also made the test into a web file where students could take online or take online for practice and the

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This is an activity for optimization and the Applications of Differentiation Unit in Calculus. Students are given a sheet of poster board of a specific size and are asked to create a box (with a fold-down lid) of maximum volume.
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Assign students a designated poster size for wh

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This lesson is designed for AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Honors Calculus, and College Level Calculus 1. It is part of Unit 3 Applications to the Derivative.
Included is a fully animated PowerPoint lesson with twelve problems. All answers and steps are animated to maximize student input. Ther

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Calculus First and Second Derivative Tests Flip Book Foldable
This Foldable Flip Book reviews and reinforces the First and Second Derivative Test, as well as Concavity usually taught in Unit 3, Applications of the Derivative. This topic is usually taught right before Optimization.
There are defin

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This is a nine-lesson unit on Differentiation for students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC, Calculus Honors, or College Calculus. Every lesson includes
✎ A set of Guided Student Notes
✎ A daily homework assignment
✎ Four forms of a daily homework quiz or exit ticket
✎ Teachers also have the

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This is a collection of 20 problems that I use as problems of the day. These problems review topics that are traditionally taught in the first semester of Calculus AB. (limits, finding a derivative, chain rule, derivatives of trig functions, position, velocity, acceleration, related rates, optimiz

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Optimization is a tricky topic in calculus. This one-day activity allows students to discover how calculus can help them.
Each student (or small group) starts with an index card, which will be cut and folded up to form a box. First they calculate what would happen if the box is made various ways,

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"When am I ever going to use this?"
It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question.
The Make It Real Learning Calculus 1 collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Growing Money to Mo

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In this packet you will find a booklet that you can print and use for students to learn about solving Optimization Problems. The problems are setup in this book as an example on the left side and a “you try it” problem on the right side. I use the left side as an example for my students and then h

This project requires students to use critical thinking to write an equation for optimizing the amount of wrapping paper used to wrap multiple rectangular boxes. The students must consider overlap, overhang, and constant exposed surface area in order to arrive at a conclusion.

This is a 2 week (45 min periods) lesson on optimization. This is primarily used in a PreCalculus class to introduce them to optimization before seeing the topic in Calculus using derivatives. This lesson utilizes an algebraic and graphical approach. I have included the layout of how many days an

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This is a nine-lesson unit on Applications of Differentiation for students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC, Calculus Honors, or College Calculus. Every lesson includes
✎ A set of Guided Student Notes
✎ A daily homework assignment
✎ Four forms of a daily homework quiz or exit ticket
✎ A full

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This file contains two versions of a one-period (45-60 minute) test for Calculus AB:
Unit 4 - Applications of Derivatives "B" Unit.
The versions are very similar in problem type and difficulty; numbers and/or problem order are different to prevent cheating.
Topics covered:
- Theorems (Intermediate,

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AP Calculus Midterm Review
derivatives, limits, continuity, optimization, related rates, applications, calculus, advanced placement, multiple choice

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These are newly updated with the new standards from AP College Board of my student friendly content standards for a unit on Derivative Applications with related rates, optimization, and big theorems covered in AP Calculus AB.

This package includes 12 templates to help students understand and make connections between the equations, tables, and graphs of functions and relations. These link sheets allow students to view multiple representations and to have a graphic organizer to guide them through various topics covered in

This set of cards can be used to challenge students to think about the concept of optimizing a function.
Suggestions for working with the cards:
1. Post the cards around the classroom (either a set of 10 problems ♡, 10 problems ♧ or 20 problems ♢). The 10 set of ♡ problems focus on optimizing a f

This single piece of paper foldable has instructions, strategies, and an example for related rates, optimization, linearization, and differential problems.
One foldable and one "answer key" foldable are included. The teacher can either provide the students with the "answer key" foldable, or the tea

Students will be able to justify where a function is increasing and decreasing, concave up and concave down. They will be able to justify a function’s extrema and inflection points. They will be able to apply the Extreme Value Theorem, the First Derivative Test, the Concavity Test, the Second Deri

Course: Calculus, Pre-calculus, College Algebra
Objective: Create a function and find its maximum value. For a calculus class, this would fall in the optimization section--for algebra or pre-calc, it could be used when discussing maximum and minimum values; instead of using the derivative, studen

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Introduce your PreCalculus or Algebra 2 students to the classic Calculus problem of optimizing the volume based on cutting equal squares out of the corners of a fixed rectangular surface. This investigation walks students through making various size boxes, creating a formula, using the power rule t

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This file contains one version of a one-period (45-60 minute) test for Calculus AB:
Unit 4 - Applications of Derivatives "B" Unit.
(In my store, you can download a file with two versions at a discounted price.)
Topics covered:
- Theorems (Intermediate, Extreme, and Mean Value Theorems, plus Rolle'

Here is a worksheet that lists the 8 steps needed to complete and optimization problem: constraints, domain, objective function, solving/substituting, taking the derivative, doing the test for max/min, and finally writing an answer statement for the problem.
Included is a step-by-step problem that

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Students will be able to justify an optimization problem and explain a related rates problem.
This is the student version. Answer key can be bought separately or together as a bundle.

"When am I ever going to use this?"
It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question with an activity built around a real-world context.
Focusing on these NCTM standards:
- Create a graphical representation of a verbal description
- Create a volume equat

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My chapter 4 unit covers the following topics: Related Rates,Extreme Values of Functions, First and Second Derivative Test, Graphs, Optimization, Antiderivatives
This is a complete unit including note sheets, worksheets and practice tests with answers.

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This self checking worksheet contains twelve optimization word problems. The students will need to find the two formula, decide how to combine them, find the derivative and finish by answering the question asked. When finished, the student will find the author to several books never written.

"When am I ever going to use this?"
It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question with an activity built around a real-world context.
Focusing on these NCTM standards:
- Create a graphical representation of a verbal description
- Create a volume equat

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This is a bundle of 4 scavenger hunts from my store:
Finding Limits
Chain Rule—Implicit Differentiation
Differentiation
Optimization

This activity illustrates for calculus students how they can solve optimization problems using algebraic and graphical methods. Two examples illustrate step by step procedures that can be followed to solve most optimization problems. Both analytical and graphical approaches are used to study the

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In this bundled set, you will find all you need to prepare your AP Calculus students for a better understanding of the APPLICATIONS OF DIFFERENTIATION. This bundle is part of my Calculus curriculum with EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS.
The bundle includes nine lessons. Each lesson is presented with a fully-e

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This is a great resource of 7 optimization problems for AP Calculus or Standard Calculus. Great to use as demonstrations using a projector and computer or even with an Interactive Whiteboard.
The file contains the following: (2,excel files, 7 geogebra applets and 7 html files that can be viewed in

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This lesson on applications of derivatives is intended for students enrolled in AP Calculus AB or BC, Calculus Honors, or College Calculus.
In this e-book, we present a few examples of derivatives.
We discuss the distance, velocity and acceleration functions.
Additionally, some basic optimization

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PowerPoint presentation reviewing Optimization. Includes guidelines for solving Optimization problems and five example problems. I usually use this to revisit Optimization after we have already learned it.

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Want to get your Calculus Class out in the “real world”. Are you tired of hearing your math students say, “when am I ever going to use math in life”? In addition to my Free Hydro Project, this package includes 5 more great real life problems for calculus students to solve. They a

This worksheet is designed to replace a lecture on finding the maximum volume of an open-top rectangular box. It includes a 1 cm X 1 cm grid so that each group can create one box, and we can compare the volumes of each box. Once students see a very short, flat box, compared to a very tall, narrow

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This is topic 27 in my AP Calculus curriculum. This PowerPoint guides students through how to apply calculus to solve optimization problems. You may either have students go through the PowerPoint on their own or you may do it as a whole class. It is best used with the corresponding notes that I have

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A power point with three typical calculus optimization questions with full solutions and explanations. Also general advice how to approach optimization questions.

This activity sheet has 10 conceptually based questions on solving optimization problems. Students can use both the first derivative test and the second derivative test to locate the location for the extrema. In many questions, students are required to communicate their understanding of the the

The 32 activity sheets cover most of the main topics in AB
Calculus. Most activity sheets have 15 conceptually based questions.
This Bundle includes activity sheets on
1. Continuity and the Intermediate Value Theorem
2. Limits
3. Derivatives
4. Rate of Change
5. Derivatives of Products and

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