Derivatives Algebraically and Graphically

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Objective

SWBAT compute derivatives algebraically; SWBAT sketch f ’ given the graph of f.

Big Idea

Derivatives make much more sense conceptually when investigated through both algebraic and graphical perspectives. Today we do both.

Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

20 minutes
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Setting the Stage

20 minutes
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Investigation

17 minutes
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Closure + Homework

3 minutes
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