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Inflection Point

Inflection Point

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  1. Describe inflection points.

  2. Explain how inflection points are related to the second derivative of a function.

  3. Describe the significance of an inflection point.

  4. Use some form of graphic to help the learner visualize inflection points.

  5. Try to use real world/meaningful examples whenever possible.

This learning packet should help the learner understand the concept of inflection point and how it is related to the second derivative.

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Introduction Inflection Points

Introduces the concept.

A Worked Example

An example in which inflection points are found.