# Ch 9: Calculating Derivatives & Derivative Rules - AP Calculus: Homeschool Curriculum

The Calculating Derivatives and Derivative Rules unit of this AP Calculus Homeschool course is designed to help homeschooled students learn about related graphs and properties. Parents can use the short videos to introduce topics, break up lessons and keep students engaged.

## Who's it for?

This unit of our AP Calculus Homeschool course will benefit any student who is trying to learn about calculating derivatives and derivative rules. There is no faster or easier way to learn about calculus. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who require an efficient, self-paced course of study to learn to use differentiation to find minimum and maximum values.
• Homeschool parents looking to spend less time preparing lessons and more time teaching.
• Homeschool parents who need a calculus curriculum that appeals to multiple learning types (visual or auditory).
• Gifted students and students with learning differences.

## How it works:

• Students watch a short, fun video lesson that covers a specific unit topic.
• Students and parents can refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
• Short quizzes and a Calculating Derivatives and Derivative Rules unit exam confirm understanding or identify any topics that require review.

## Calculating Derivatives and Derivative Rules Unit Objectives:

• Define L'Hopital's Rule.
• Learn how to apply L'Hopital's Rule.
• Determine concavity and inflection points.
• Learn to graph the derivative from any function.
• Discuss data mining.
• Study non-differentiable graphs of derivatives.

13 Lessons in Chapter 9: Calculating Derivatives & Derivative Rules - AP Calculus: Homeschool Curriculum
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