Introducing Differential Calculus on a Graphics Calculator

Kissane, Barry (2016) Introducing Differential Calculus on a Graphics Calculator. At Right Angles, 5 (2). pp. 68-76.

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C alculus is fundamentally concerned with understanding and measuring change, which is why it has proved to be such a useful tool for more than three hundred years and has frequently been studied at the end of secondary school. The concept of a derivative is critical to the study of calculus, and is concerned with how functions are changing. In this article, we will outline how a modern graphics calculator can be used to explore this idea.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Kissane, Barry
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Uncontrolled Keywords: graphics calculator, graph, slope, linear, quadratic, derivative, function
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
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