Unit 5 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • define local and absolute extrema;
  • use critical points to find local extrema;
  • use the first and second derivative tests to find intervals of increase and decrease and to find information about concavity and inflection points; and
  • sketch graphs of functions by using information from the first and second derivative tests.
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