3.1 A Preview of Calculus.pptx - CALCULUS 12 3.1 A Preview to Calculus What do you know about Calculus Lesson Objective By the end of the lesson I will

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3.1 A Preview to Calculus What do you know about Calculus? 10/29/19 CALCULUS 12
Lesson Objective By the end of the lesson, I will be able to… To preview calculus and understand its purpose.
What is Calculus? Calculus is the mathematics of change It is less about the static (stopped, no motion) and more dynamic (moving, changing positions)
For example… (p215)
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Progression of Calculus 12 Course Pre Calculus Mathematics Limit process Calculus (chapters P, 1, 2) (chapter 3) (chapters 4-11) Math 10/11/12
The Origin of Calculus Discovered by ancient Greeks 2500 years ago Two classical problems were solved by the discovery of Calculus: Tangent Line Problems Area Problems
1. The Tangent Line Problem How can I determine the tangent line at Point P on the curve ? Finding the equation of the tangent line involves finding the slope