Estimate the gradient of a curve

In this lesson, we will estimate the gradient of a curve by drawing a tangent to it. We will learn how to draw tangents to curves.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Estimate the gradient of a curve

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Estimate the gradient of a curve

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.

1/3

Q2.

2/3

Q3.

3/3

Lesson summary: Estimate the gradient of a curve

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