u-Substitution (Part 1 of 2)

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Objective

SWBAT integrate basic functions using U-substitution to account for the chain rule.

Big Idea

Integrate sin(x)cos(x). Double angle sine? Or treat cos(x) like the chain rule? Today we introduce u-substitution to “undo” the chain rule.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

25 minutes
Lesson Plan, U-Substitution (part 1 of 2), Warm-up and Homework Review.pdf page 1

Setting the Stage

3 minutes
Lesson Plan, U-Substitution (part 1 of 2), Setting the Stage.pdf page 1

Investigation

30 minutes
Lesson Plan, U-Substitution (part 1 of 2), Investigation.pdf page 1

Closure + Homework

2 minutes
Lesson Plan, U-Substitution (part 1 of 2), Closure + Homework.pdf page 1

Links

Visual Calculus - animated u-substitution examples