Electronic Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics



CONTRIBUTED PAPER: 10-C6

Interactive Calculus Laboratories Using Maple V

Shari Prevost
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Gainesville College
Gainesville, GA 30503
Phone: (770) 718-3807
E-mail: sprevost@hermes.gc.peachnet.edu

ABSTRACT

The use of interactive Maple worksheets in the calculus curriculum can make abstract concepts such as the definition of limit or iterative processes like Newton's Method come alive. This paper will exhibit some examples of such activities.