Introducing Related Rates

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Objective

SWBAT explain how related rates problems are different from other differentiation problems we have learned so far; SWBAT use differentiation to solve basic related rates problems in mathematical contexts.

Big Idea

When two related quantities change together as time passes, we can describe each rate of change separately. Introducing… Related Rates!

Warm-up and Homework Review

25 minutes
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Investigation

72 minutes
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Closure + Homework

3 minutes
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Links

This link is to the Google Doc for students to submit their answers to the AP As We Go homework assignment.  You will need to save a copy into your own Google Drive before customizing it for your students.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlOW3b0XTlhSdEdCbS1nNVZwSklkU1pCTXVYU21yTnc&usp=sharing#gid=0