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Unformatted text preview: the graph of f , then either f (c) = 0 or f is undefined at x = c To locate possible points of inflection, determine the values of x for which f (x) = 0 or is undefined. 2 nd Derivative Test Let f be a function such that f (c) = 0 and the 2 nd derivative of f exists on an open interval containing c . 1. If f (c) > 0, then f(c) is a relative minimum. 2. If f (c) < 0, then f(c) is a relative maximum. If f (c) = 0, the test fails. In such cases, you can use the 1 st Derivative Test. Joke Time What do you do if you are outside during a thunderstorm? coincide Why do lumberjacks make good musicians? because of their natural logarithms...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Fall '08 term at BYU.
 Fall '08
 JARVIS
 Calculus, Derivative

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