2.1 Areas under curves

Topic:
Area

Applet explorations

1) Follow the instructions in the GeoGebra applet and carefully consider each of the accompanying questions before moving on. This will outline the fundamental aims for this topic. 2) Write out a table of findings once you get to Question 5. Can you make any predictions about later values? 3) Test out your predictions using the applet after clicking ‘Finished!’ Does changing the starting point change your prediction? Summarise any key points at the bottom of the page.

Applet conclusions

Note any key points from this activity. How can this applet be used to develop our understanding of calculus?