## Differentiation

New Topic: Differentiation, MiA Higher Ch3

By the end of this topic you will:
• be familiar with the terminology associated with differentiation
• understand the principles of differentiation
• be able to derive the gradient formula of a given function
• be able to calculate the gradient of a tangent to a curve
• be able to use differentiation to solve optimisation problems

Homework 1: Differentiation 1 Set1

Due: Friday 3:20pm – submit to Mr H’s office

ALL pupils should be able to complete Q1 & 2

MOST pupils should be able to complete Q4

SOME pupils should be able to complete Q3

Homework 2: Differentiation HW2

Due: Wednesday 18th November

ALL pupils should be able to complete Q1 – 4

MOST pupils should be able to complete Q5 & 6

SOME pupils should be able to complete Q7

Differentiation HW2 – Solutions

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## Differentiation

New Topic: Differentiation, MiA Higher Ch3

By the end of this topic you will:
• be familiar with the terminology associated with differentiation
• understand the principles of differentiation
• be able to derive the gradient formula of a given function
• be able to calculate the gradient of a tangent to a curve
• be able to use differentiation to solve optimisation problems

Homework: Differentiation 1 Set1

Due: Thursday 30th October

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## Differentiation

New Topic: Differentiation, MiA Higher Ch3

By the end of this topic you will:
• be familiar with the terminology associated with differentiation
• understand the principles of differentiation
• be able to derive the gradient formula of a given function
• be able to calculate the gradient of a tangent to a curve
• be able to use differentiation to solve optimisation problems

Homework: Differentiation 1 Set1 and Differentiation 2 Set1

Due: Wednesday 23rd October

## Sketching the Graph of the Derivative

For  MONDAY 29th April, watch the following video then complete Ex6 on p69 Q1-3.

If needed:

Watch up to 7:25

and…

## Further Calculus

New Topic: Further Calculus, MiA Unit 3 Ch2

By the end of this topic you will be able to:
• differentiate and integrate functions involving brackets
• differentiate and integrate trig functions
• apply these skills to solve problems

## Differentiation

New Topic: Differentiation, MiA Higher Ch3

By the end of this topic you will:
• be familiar with the terminology associated with differentiation
• understand the principles of differentiation
• be able to derive the gradient formula of a given function
• be able to calculate the gradient of a tangent to a curve
• be able to use differentiation to solve optimisation problems

## Sketching the Derived Function Example

This was my first attempt at a video with audio.

The commentary is awful!!! 🙂  But it took me so many shots to get that one that I’m not doing it again!  I really can explain it better in front of a class!

## Differentiation

New Topic: Differentiation, MiA Higher Ch3

By the end of this topic you will:
• be familiar with the terminology associated with differentiation
• understand the principles of differentiation
• be able to derive the gradient formula of a given function
• be able to calculate the gradient of a tangent to a curve
• be able to use differentiation to solve optimisation problems