Calculus

# Applying derivatives to analyze functions

- Using the mean value theorem
- Extreme value theorem, global versus local extrema, and critical points
- Determining intervals on which a function is increasing or decreasing
- Using the first derivative test to find relative (local) extrema
- Using the candidates test to find absolute (global) extrema
- Determining concavity of intervals and finding points of inflection: graphical
- Determining concavity of intervals and finding points of inflection: algebraic
- Using the second derivative test to find extrema
- Sketching curves of functions and their derivatives
- Connecting a function, its first derivative, and its second derivative
- Solving optimization problems
- Exploring behaviors of implicit relations
- Calculator-active practice

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