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### Mean values

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Calculus. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

In this resource students learn how to find the mean values of quantities varying with time. This involves finding the area under graphs, initially by using...

### Maximising and minimising

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Calculus. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

Here, students are asked to use differentiation to find maximum and minimum points in polynomial functions in order to solve a variety of real-life problems.

### Maxima and Minima

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Calculus. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

Here, students are asked to use differentiation to find maximum and minimum points in polynomial functions in order to solve a variety of real-life problems.

### Gradients

This resources is an introduction to differentiation. Students are shown how to use a spreadsheet to find the gradients of functions of the form x^{n}. This...

### Exponential rates of change

This ‘exponential rates of change’ activity introduces the differentiation of exponential functions. Students find gradients by drawing tangents and by using small...

### Drug Clearance

This activity explores the rate of drug clearance from the body, both for common analgesic compounds and for caffeine.

### Water flow

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Algebra. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

Here, students use linear and quadratic functions to model water flow data and calculate percentage errors.

### Test run

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Algebra. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

In this resource, students interpret a speed–time graph for a car during a test run and fit linear and quadratic models to the graph.

### Smoke strata

This resource is part of a collection of Nuffield Maths resources exploring Algebra. The demand is roughly equivalent to that in GCE A level.

This resource gives students the opportunity to practice in using logarithmic graphs to check that a power law is a good model for data and find the associated...

### Minimum and maximum problems

This resource asks students to use graphical methods to solve maximum and minimum problems in industry and in working life, using a spreadsheet or graphic calculator...