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- Related Rates: Two Ships Problem
- Rational Function
- Related Rates: Volume and Surface Area of a Sphere
- Taylor Polynomials
- Cubic with Prescribed Extrema
- Minimization Problem: Distance from a Point to a Curve
- Newton's Method
- Approximation by Differential
- Mean Value Theorem
- Related-Rates Problem for a Scalene Triangle
- Related Rates - The "Sand-Pile" Problem
- Antiderivatives
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###### Differential Calculus Commands and Help in Maple

**Maple Online Help**- Calculate limit

limit - Create a two-dimensional plot

plot - Definite and indefinite integration

int - Demonstrate Newton's method

Student[Calculus1][NewtonsMethod] - Determine the Special Points of a Function

Find the asymptotes, critical points, extreme points, points of inflection, and roots of a univariate function. - Differentiation or partial differentiation

diff or Diff - Evaluation

eval - Find the antiderivative(s) of an expression

Student[Calculus1][AntiderivativePlot] - Find the distance between two points

Student[Precalculus][Distance] - Functional Operators

A functional operator in Maple is a special form of a procedure. Functional operators are written using arrow notation. - Illustrate Newton's Method

Student[Calculus1][NewtonsMethodTutor] - Solve a limit problem step-by-step

Student[Calculus1][LimitTutor] - Plot an expression and its derivative

Student[Calculus1][DerivativePlot] - Plot an expression and its derivative (tutor)

Student[Calculus1][DerivativeTutor] - Plot rational functions

Student[Precalculus][RationalFunctionPlot] - Return the Newton quotient of an expression

Student[Calculus1][NewtonQuotient] - Return the Taylor series for a multivariate function

Student[MultivariateCalculus][TaylorApproximation] - Solve one or more equations

solve - Solve one or more equations using floating-point arithmetic

fsolve - Transform quadratic expressions to completed square form

Student[Precalculus][CompleteSquare] - Two-dimensional implicit plotting

plots[implicitplot] **Related Maple Features**- Math Equation Editor

Express complicated mathematical problems easily using standard mathematical notation. - Context-Sensitive Menus

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