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Beginning the Year with Local Linearity
Course Topic(s): One-Variable Calculus | Differentiation, Definition and Elementary Application
An article on how to teach tangent lines, the derivative, and local linearity through experimentation and exploration by students. The author provides specific examples of functions to use and steps to take to walk students through these concepts, and enhance uderstanding through discovery. The steps include using technology that could be, for example, a graphing calculator.
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Creator(s): J. T. Sutcliffe
Contributor(s): J. T. Sutcliffe
This resource was cataloged by Barbara Kaskosz
Resource copyright: J. T. Sutcliffe
This review was published on February 14, 2011
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