Electronic Proceedings of the Eighth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics

Houston, Texas, November 16-19, 1995

Paper C052

Some Examples on Using Maple to Increase Students' Understanding of Calculus

Darlene Wu

Department of Mathematics
Ferrum College
Ferrum, VA 24088
Phone: (703) 365-4383

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In this article, we found several examples during the process of integrating Maple into teaching the calculus sequence that will be useful to the other teachers. These examples illustrated how to use Maple as a powerful tool to enhance student 's abilities to explore, conceptualize, and develop problem solving skills at our small liberal arts college.

Keyword(s): calculus, Maple, limits, integrals