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

Chicago, Illinois, November 6-9, 1997

Paper C006

Interactive Calculus Laboratories Using Maple V

Shari Prevost

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Gainesville College
Gainesville, GA 30503
Phone: (770) 718-3807

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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.

Keyword(s): limits, numerical methods, Maple