Finding Local and Absolute Extrema (Part 1 of 3)

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Objective

SWBAT identify critical points and identify the local and absolute extrema on an interval.

Big Idea

Mount Everest or just a Bunny Hill? Today students use derivatives to identify local and absolute extrema on an interval.

Video Narrative - Lesson Overview

Warm-up and Homework Review

30 minutes
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Setting the Stage

25 minutes
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Closure + Homework

3 minutes
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