Ch 29: WEST Math: Applications of Derivatives

About This Chapter

The Washington Educator Skills Test (WEST) is now the National Evaluation Series examination. Work toward a mathematics endorsement to your Washington teaching certificate by exploring the purpose and applications of derivatives through this chapter.

WEST Math: Applications of Derivatives - Chapter Summary

While preparing to pass the WEST Math examination, review the process of solving math problems with derivatives by watching this chapter's online video lessons. You'll strengthen your knowledge of what it takes to visualize and find the maximum and minimum when solving optimization problems. Use these lessons to:

  • Learn the five steps for solving optimization problems
  • Define the problem and write equations to optimize simple systems
  • Solve complex optimization problems in five steps
  • Find the critical points of equations

These online video lessons are fun and engaging. Presented by knowledgeable teachers, they can help you prepare for the WEST Math examination. You're allowed to study at your own pace and to ask questions of the lesson instructors. The video lessons are accompanied by written transcripts and include self-assessment quizzes that test your understanding.

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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