Mathematica ©  Demonstration Projects

for Precalculus and Calculus

The following table provides links to Mathematica © Demonstration Projects on various topics.  These projects are meant to help you better visualize concepts in Precalculus and Calculus.

You will need to download the Mathematica © Player in order to use these visualizations in their full capacity. Click here to download Mathematica © Player. It takes a little while to download the player.  After you have the player installed, choose a visualization from the list below. Then click on the orange box that says "Download Live Version". Try out the sliders and the various options for a hands on experience with many of the concepts we've discussed in class.

 

Precalculus

Calculus I

Calculus II

Function Transformations I

 

 

The Formal Definition of the Limit

The Formal Definition of the Limit Activity

 

Revolutions of Solids

Revolutions of Solids Activity

Solids of Known Cross-Sections

Function Transformations II

Function Transformations Activity

Infinite Limits I

 

Estimating Arc Length

Arc Length Activity

Polynomial End Behavior

Polynomial End Behavior Activity

Infinite Limits II

 

Trigonometric Integrals

Trigonometric Integrals Activity

Polynomial Roots

 

Secant and Tangent Lines

Secant and Tangent Line Activity

Partial Fractions

 

Graph Polynomials

 

Graphing Derivatives

Graphing Derivatives Activity

Sequence

 

Rational Functions

 

Related Rates I

 

Series

Series Activity

Logarithmic Rules

 

Related Rates II

 

Taylor Polynomials I

Taylor Polynomials I Activity

Newton's Law of Cooling

Newton's Law of Cooling Activity

Related Rates III

 

Taylor Polynomials II

Taylor Polynomials II Activity

Angle Measure

 

Related Rates IV

Related Rates Activity

Parametric Graphs

Parametric Graphs Activity

Graphing Sine

Graphing Sine Activity

Optimization I

Optimization Activity

Polar Coordinates

Polar Coordinates Activity

Graphing Cosine

 

Optimization II

 

Polar Graphs

Polar Graphs Activity

Inverse Trigonometric

 

Newton's Method

Newton's Method Activity

 
Sine Double Angle Identity

 

Riemann Sums

Riemann Sums Activity

 
Law of Sines    
Law of Cosines    
Conic Sections