Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Thursday's Test Topics

Here’s a list of topics that will be covered on this Thursday’s 3.6-7, 5.4-5,12.3 Test

Test 3.6-7, 5.4-5,12.3 Test Topics
Derivatives of Exponential functions
Derivatives of Natural Logarithmic functions
Derivatives of Trigonometric functions
Using Product, Quotient and Chain Rules to determine derivatives (and tangent lines) of any combinations of the above functions
Implicit Differentiation (also using any of the above derivatives)
Related Rates
Differentials (the difference between dy and delta-y)
Linear approximation techniques to estimate values

That’s it! I’ll be in early on Thursday, and available after school today…

"It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is is finished when it surrenders."
Ben Stein

Here’s someone who refused to surrender to incompetence – I admire his patience, but I probably wouldn’t be able to last this long. It’s a fairly long audio clip (about 25 minutes) and I just want to say how thankful I am that MY students understand the importance of units...

And on a lighter note: