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Delving Deeper
Delving Deeper: Derivatives of Generalized Power Functions

 

March 2009, Volume 102, Issue 7, Page 554

Abstract:

Novel math problems and solutions, expanding on mathematical connections and offering new insights into familiar math concepts. Forum that allows classroom teachers to share their mathematics from their work with students, their classroom investigations and products, and their other experiences. This issue: A student-generated idea about combining the power rule and exponential differentiation to find derivatives that typically require logarithmic differentiation.

 

Keywords:
Derivatives
Article
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Student Work