Decide where functions are decreasing and increasing. Understand the relationship between the increasing and decreasing behavior of f and the sign of f'.


Extrema

by Allen Wolmer

 Mooculus Calculus Textbook Sect 4.1, pp 64-66

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A Youtube Calculus Workbook (Part 1). A guide through a playlist of instructional Calculus Videos. 

Section 10.6 pp 145-146

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Instructional video from NROC/Hippocampus on increasing and decreasing functions from the Phoenix College Collection -Calculus 1.

Video duration:  10:04

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Instructional video from NROC/Hippocampus on Using the First Derivative to Determine Where a Function is Increasing and Decreasing to Determine Relative Extrema from the Phoenix College Collection-Calculus 1.

Video duration:  6:02

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Extrema Exercises

by Allen Wolmer

Mooculus Calculus Textbook Exercises, Sect 4.1, p 67 (Ans. p 248)

This set of exercises supports the following Standards of Mathematical Practice

  • 1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • 2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • 6 Attend to precision.
  • 7 Look for and make use of structure.
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This set of exercises supports the following Standards of Mathematical Practice

  • 1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • 2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • 6 Attend to precision.
  • 7 Look for and make use of structure.
  • 8 Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
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This set of exercises supports the following Standards of Mathematical Practice

  • 1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • 2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • 7 Look for and make use of structure.
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This set of exercises supports the following Standards of Mathematical Practice

  • 1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • 2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.
  • 7 Look for and make use of structure.
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