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The calculation of the height of rocket as a function of time, t.

Given an equation that gives the height traveled by a model rocket as a function of time, finding the maximum height and the time corresponding to the maximum. model rocket Advertisements

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Partial Derivative Problems with Solutions

Below are the partial derivative problems that I worked out.  Some we did in class and some were homework.  Just remember that if you take a derivative with respect to x, for example, all of the other variable are treated like constants. … Continue reading

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Partial derivative hw with worked out examples

When a function is defined in terms of two variable, say x and y, you can assume one of them stays constant and see how the function changes when the other one changes.  That is called taking the partial derivative. … Continue reading

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Area between curves classwork 3/30/16 with solutions

We did the following problems in class.  If you were in class, check your answers, and make sure you did the problems in the easiest way possible, (see note.) If you were not in class you are still responsible for … Continue reading

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Average Value Word Prob. with Solutions

This was previously posted under the title “New Worksheet.”  This is more descriptive. For those of you who were not in school today, we did the following problems. 3 23 16 word problems avg val avg val word prob solns

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Homework 3/21/16 with solutions

Do problems #3 to #8 inclusive, and in addition to doing the integration as we have been doing (don’t be put off by the fancy language of the instructions) also find the average value of the function in the range … Continue reading

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Homework 3/9/16 plus class notes

Explanation of the Average Value of a Function with examples: Avg Val Function bk Today’s homework, started in class.  Do all: HW 3 9 16 Can you identify the relevance of the average value of a continuous function in the … Continue reading

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