Your students practice finding relative or absolute extrema by writing functions to model a situation and then using a graphing calculator to locate minimum or maximum values. Two single-page editable Microsoft Word (with MathType) document, each with one “word problem” and scaffolding questions to help student through the process. With my scanned (hand-written) answer key (PDF format).
Keywords: relative maxima, minima, relative extrema, local extrema, graphing calculator, Ti-83, Ti-84
CCSS: HSF-IF.C.7.a, HSF-IF.C.7.b