Introduction to Calculus

Robin Nagy

Investigating Gradients of Tangents as the Limit of Gradients of Chords

Download the pdf worksheet below and follow all instructions to create a Geogebra file which will enable you to investigate the gradient of a tangent as the limiting value of the gradient of a chord. Examples of final Geogebra files are shown below.

Geogebra Introduction to Differential Calculus

Finished Geogebra file - example 1

Finished Geogebra file - example 2