Derivatives and Integrals


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Hannah Pham 1D
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Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Hannah Pham 1D » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:20 pm

Will we need to use derivatives and integrals on the midterm? Or did we just do that to derive the equations that we use now?

Sydney To 1D
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Re: Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Sydney To 1D » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:35 pm

I don’t think we need to use derivatives and integrals on the midterm but don’t quote me on this. I think we derived these equations in lecture/notes to understand where these variables and equations come from.

Elisa Bass 4L
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Re: Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Elisa Bass 4L » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:42 pm

They might give you the basic equation, ∆S = q/T and expect you to evaluate for the changing value specified in the problem, but as long as you have the formulas or the relationships between variables (like q = nC∆T) memorized, you should be able to work backwards to show the integration/get the formula you need.

Abby-Hile-1F
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Re: Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Abby-Hile-1F » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:24 pm

I feel like we won't need to do any calculations with derivatives. I think those equations were given just to help our understanding.

Ruiting Jia 4D
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Re: Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Ruiting Jia 4D » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:53 pm

I think we may need to write out the integrals, but no real integrating since we didn't do any of those in class.

Mikka Hoffman 1C
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Re: Derivatives and Integrals

Postby Mikka Hoffman 1C » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:21 pm

I wouldn't expect integrals or derivatives to be on the midterm, I think they were just used to show how certain equations were derived. It can't hurt to review and know them, though.


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