1.3 Class Notes - HWK #2. Due Wed 2/7, Thurs 2/8 4.1: 14,...

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HWK #2. Due Wed 2/7, Thurs 2/8 4.1: 14, 18, 31, 71 4.2: 8, 12, 20, 28, 31 HWK #3. Due Tues 2/13, Wed 2/14 Solutions will be available 2/15 4.3: 22, 28, 36, 46 4.4: 2, 8, 18, 38b Not HWK. 4.5: 1, 7, 9, 11 Prelim 1: Tues 2/20 covers 3.3-4.5 4.1. Computing Derivatives, part 2 Rule 1: (x p ) = px p-1 p.214 Rule 2: (cf) = cf p.216 Rule 3. (f+g) = f + g p.217 Cost functions Suppose the cost to produce x units of a particular item is C(x) = 9 + .3 x + .01 x 2 C(x+1)-C(x) = the actual cost of producing one more item C (x) = .3 + .02x, the marginal cost Cost C(x) = 9 + .3 x + .01 x 2 marginal cost C (x) = .3 + .02x 9 is a fixed cost that must be paid to produce any items. C (0) = 0.3. The first item costs 30 cents to make. C (20) = 0.7 The 21 st item costs 70 cents to make Tangent line The equation of the tangent line to the graph at the point x 0 is (p.189) y = f(x 0 ) + f (x 0 ) (x - x 0 ) Why? The value at x = x 0 is f(x 0 ) y = [f(x 0 ) - f (x 0 ) x 0 ] + f (x 0 ) x So the slope is f (x 0 ) If y = a + bx : a = intercept, b = slope Two equations for a line y = a + bx Traditional form of line b= slope, a = intercept y = f(x 0 ) + f (x 0 ) (x - x 0 ) Easier to calculate f (x 0 ) = slope, y = f(x 0 ) at x 0
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y = f(x 0 ) + f (x 0 ) (x - x 0 ) C(x) = 9 + .3 x + .01 x 2 C (x) = .3 + .02x C(20) = 9 + .3(20) + .01(400) = 19 C
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2007 for the course MATH 1106 taught by Professor Durrett during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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1.3 Class Notes - HWK #2. Due Wed 2/7, Thurs 2/8 4.1: 14,...

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