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Unformatted text preview: nd f(c) is a local maximum value. If f ’ changes from - to + at x=c, then f changes from decreasing to increasing at x=c and f(c) is a local minimum value. If f ’ does not change sign at x=c, then f doesn’t have an extreme value at x=c. Finding Local Maxima and Minima (First DerivaBve Test) Example: Use the first derivaBve test to find the local extrema of the following funcBons. (a) f ( x ) = x l...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2014 for the course MATH 1LS3 taught by Professor Lovric during the Winter '09 term at McMaster University.

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