Related Rates with Right Triangles (Part 3 of 3)

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Objective

SWBAT model and solve related rates problems using right triangles.

Big Idea

Right triangles are everywhere! The geometry of right triangles can be used to model a variety of related rates problems.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

25 minutes
Lesson Plan, Related Rates with Right Triangles (part 3 of 3), Warm-up and Homework Review.pdf page 1

Setting the Stage

3 minutes
Lesson Plan, Related Rates with Right Triangles (part 3 of 3), Setting the Stage.pdf page 1

Closure + Homework

2 minutes
Lesson Plan, Related Rates with Right Triangles (part 3 of 3), Closure + Homework.pdf page 1

Links

Calculus in Motion - Sketchpad animations for cones and other related rates problems:

http://www.calculusinmotion.com/DEMO-RelRates-Cone/RelRates-Cone.html

 

GeoGebraTube

http://www.geogebratube.org/