Section 3.4 - Analyzing Second Derivative (Part One)

Section 3.4 - Analyzing Second Derivative (Part One)

Author: Aaron Smith

- Determine the intervals on which a function is concave upward or concave downward

- Find any points of inflection of the graph of a function

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Section 3.4 - Analyzing the Second Derivative (Part One - Concavity)

Section 3.4 - Analyzing the Second Derivative (Part One-Concavity) Instructions

1) *Optional* Print a copy of the lesson notes found at the bottom of the page. (You can also just take
notes on notebook paper, but if you print you won't have to draw all the graphs yourself)

2) View the Lesson Video and take notes. Write down any questions you have.
Complete the practice problem at the end of the video and check your work.

3) Answer the quiz questions on the top right corner, and SUBMIT. You have to get at least 3 correct.

4) Post any questions you still have rolling around in your brain at the bottom of the tutorial where it says
"Ask a Question". Respond to any of your classmates questions if you know the answer!

5) In class:  Complete page 195 #1-7 odd, 11-19 odd

Section 3.4 - Analyzing the Second Derivative (Part One)

Section 3.4 - Part One (Printable Notes)

Download and print a copy to take notes on if you would like.

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