Chapter 3.4- Applications of Derivatives

Chapter 3.4- - ◦ Sensitive small changes in x produce great differences in y ◦ The ±atter the slope the less sensitive the function ◦ The

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Position S(t) Displacement- change in position Average Rate of Change = Average Velocity Velocity Derivative if the Position function with respect to time ds/dt = v(t) Speed = |v(t)| Acceleration Change in velocity/change in time dv/dt Jerk Change in acceleration/change in time da/dt Sensitivity of a Function Value of the derivative
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Unformatted text preview: ◦ Sensitive- small changes in x produce great differences in y ◦ The ±atter the slope, the less sensitive the function ◦ The greater the slope, the more sensitive the function ◦ Marginal Cost or Revenue • The derivative of the cost or revenue function ◦ Position Example 1 Vertical Motion...
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