Practical Applications of Calculus


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What is NOT true about calculus?

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1. Which of these applications does NOT use calculus?

2. How might you use calculus to find the maximum volume of a box?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Exercise your brain with this combination of a quiz and worksheet focusing on the practical applications of calculus. The quiz will ask you about the characteristics of calculus and the differences between integration and differentiation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the topics included below in the questions for this quiz:

  • Applications that use calculus
  • Finding the maximum volume of a box
  • Examples of integral calculus
  • Integration vs. differentiation

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast integration and differentiation
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about calculus characteristics
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about applications that use calculus

Additional Learning

For some additional practice with these math methods, visit the lesson titled Practical Applications of Calculus. Inside, you'll notice details on how calculus applies to the topics listed below:

  • A swimming pool
  • The grocery store
  • Technology
  • An assembly line