Ch 29: PLACE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives

About This Chapter

Prepare for questions on the applications of derivatives that you may see on the PLACE Mathematics exam by watching this series of engaging lesson videos on differentiation and the optimization of simple and complex systems.

PLACE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives - Chapter Summary

The Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Mathematics exam covers a variety of mathematical topics necessary for prospective math teachers to know. This chapter will help you review information on the applications of derivatives, including:

  • Differentiation and optimization
  • Optimizing simple systems
  • Optimizing complex systems

If you become confused about any of the topics in these lessons, ask our instructors any questions you may have to get the most out of this chapter. You can also complete lesson lesson quizzes to find areas you don't understand. Go through and review these areas with video tags that will take you to key points in the video lessons.

PLACE Mathematics: Applications of Derivatives Chapter Objectives

The PLACE Mathematics certification exam is a paper based, multiple-choice question test, for which test takers are given 4.5 hours to complete. Of the topics covered by this exam, 19% of the test is on calculus and discrete mathematics. This chapter has been compose to help you review the applications of derivatives.

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