# Differentiation

#### What's Included

• Smart Notebooks Presentation
• Activ Inspire Flipchart
• Lesson Plan
• Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
• Differentiated Worksheet

# Differentiation

In this mathematics lesson students learn how to use differentiation to find the gradient function of non-linear graphs.  As learning progresses they move from deriving the gradient from first principals to comparing different gradients along the same curve.
##### Differentiated Learning Objectives
• All students should be able to find the gradient function of a parabola.
• Most students should be able to find the gradient function as in instantaneous rate of change for equations in the form  .
• Some students should be able to derive the gradient function from first principals.
Functions, Iteration and Rates of Change

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