Ch 29: OAE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives

About This Chapter

These quick, engaging videos demonstrate the derivative applications you can expect to see on the OAE Mathematics certification test. If you have any derivatives questions as you work through the chapter, submit them to our instructors.

OAE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives - Chapter Summary

Watch these short, accessible video lessons to gain mastery of the applications of derivatives. This chapter covers the topics you'll likely run across on the OAE certification exam, such as:

  • Optimization
  • Differentiation
  • Simple and complex system optimization

If you have any questions about the applications of derivatives demonstrated here, be sure to ask our instructors for help. Video transcripts emphasize key derivatives terms and ideas, making them easy to locate for further review.

Objectives of the OAE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives Chapter

The videos in this chapter examine the derivatives applications you'll need to know for the OAE Mathematics assessment. Use the lesson quizzes to test your understanding of the derivatives material you've reviewed and see what questions on the OAE certification look like, since our quizzes are modeled after tasks from the exam. You can also evaluate your exam-taking pace.

You will be given four hours and fifteen minutes to work through the 150-question test. The exam is computer administered and questions are presented in multiple-choice format. The test content is designed to assess your abilities in five areas: algebra, patterns and functions; statistics, probability and discrete mathematics; geometry and measurement; trig and calculus; and mathematical processes and number sense.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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