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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;
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