Exercise 4.1B Reasoning and problem‑solving

  1. At which point on the curve does the gradient take the value given? Show your working.
    1. 20
    2. 100
    3. 0.5
    4. Half of what it is at (2, 20)
    5. A third of what it is at (3, 45)
    6. Four times what it is at (1, 5)
  2. At which two points on the curve y=x^3 does the gradient equal the given value? Show your working.
    1. 3
    2. 12
    3. 27
    4. 0.03
    5. 1/3
    6. 1.47


The goal of this first project was to make a site that's a semi-interpretive re-creation of an exercise from a textbook I have. I wanted to be as faithful as I could to the original design, while still following what I think are web design best practices. Mainly keeping the design simple. Here is what I was working from:

These are the things I'm still not happy with:

To fill in...