The Mast Problem

Minimization problem that can be solved with and wihout calculus, with and without technology.

Many solution paths. TI-84 CE and TI-Nspire

PDF of the slides of the step-by-step solutions

SMART Notebook slides (same as above)

PDF of statement of problem

Zip folder of TI-84 CE files

Zip folder of TI-Nspire CX files

Note: thank you to all that attended. I received some great ideas and added some of them to the end of slides above.

Please share with colleagues and try with students. Pass along results and suggestions to me.