3.5 Issues in Curve Sketching
By the end of your studying, you should know:
On-screen applet instructions:
For the function shown, the applet identifies the relationship between the derivative (positive, negative, or zero) and the function (increasing, decreasing, max or min) that can aid in sketching a graph of the function. Use the slider to move the point P along the curve.
ExamplesConsider a continuous function f with the following properties:
AppletsCurve Sketching: Increasing/Decreasing
Curve Sketching: Concavity
VideosSee short videos of worked problems for this section.
ExercisesSee Exercises for 3.5 Issues in Curve Sketching (PDF).
Work online to solve the exercises for this section, or for any other section of the textbook.
Resources on the WebInformation on Newton
Biographical data from St. Andrew's University's Web site
Excerpt from W.W. Rouse Ball's "A Short Account of the History of Mathematics"
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