Ch 10: Using Scientific Calculators: College Precalculus Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Using Scientific Calculators chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach online calculators' problem-solving and graphing functions in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes, and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Using Scientific Calculators chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Selecting online calculator modes The CLEP calculator's solver, data, and graphing modes; basic calculator functions and command history
Tuesday Choosing radians or degrees Suggestions for determining whether to use radians or degrees; methods for navigating between the two modes
Wednesday Entering trig functions and exponentials Procedures for calculating exponents, logarithms with a base other than ten, and inverse trigonometric functions
Thursday Solving equations Tips for using the solver mode to calculate one or more unknown variables
Friday Graphing functions Menu options used to find a graph's zero value, maximum or minimum values, and function intersections

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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