Lecture 2 Notes

# Lecture 2 Notes

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Unformatted text preview: ement: xc <= L Insight Through Computing L R Insight Through Computing Critical Points L R So what is the requirement? 2 What are critical points? •  boundary points •  points where derivative is zero, {x | q’(x) = 0} So, •  x=L, x =R, x = - b/2 q( x) = x + bx + c xc = −b / 2 % Determine whether q increases % across [L,R] xc = -b/2; if L R fprintf(‘Yes\n’) else fprintf(‘No\n’) end q ( x ) = x 2 + bx + c q '( x ) = 2 x + b q '( xc ) = 0 => xc = −b / 2 Relational Operators < Less than > Greater than <= Less than or equal to >= Greater than or equal to == Equal to ~= Not equal to Lecture 3 16 Insight Through Computing Solution Fragment So what is the requirement? % Determine whether q increases % across [L,R] xc = -b/2; if xc <= L fprintf(‘Yes\n’) else fprintf(‘No\n’) end Lecture 3 xc = -b/2; if xc <= L disp(‘Yes’) else disp(‘No’) end Relational Operators < Less than > Greater than <= Less than or equal to >= Greater than or equal to == Equal to ~= Not equal to 16 Insight Through Computing 11 1/28/14 So what is the requirement? Problem 2 % Determine whether q increases % across [L,R] xc = -b/2; disp(‘Yes’) if fprintf(‘Yes\n’) else disp(‘No’) end Lecture 3 Write a fragment that prints the maximum value that q(x) attains on the interval. 20 Insight Through Computing Maximum at L Maximum at R xc = −b / 2 q( x) = x 2 + bx + c xc = −b / 2 q( x) = x 2 + bx + c Depends on whether xc is to the right or left of the interval midpoint. Insight Through Computing L R Looks obvious, but how can we prove this? Show 1.  q is symmetric about xc, i.e. for any s, q(xc- s)=q(sc+s) 1.  q is increasing from xc, i.e. for s>0, t>s, q(xc+s) < q(xc+t) Insight Through Computing Insight Through Computing L R Solution Fragment xc = -b/2; Mid = (L+R)/2; if xc <= Mid maxVal = R^2 + b*R + c else maxVal = L^2 + b*L + c end Insight Through Computing 12 1/28/14 No! Problem 3 xc = −b / 2 q( x) = x 2 + bx + c Write a fragment that prints “yes” if xc is in the interval and “no” if xc is not in the interval. Because xc < L Insight Through Computing Insight Through Computing L No! Yes! xc = −b / 2 q( x) = x 2 + bx + c Because R < xc Insight Through Computing xc = −b / 2 q( x) = x 2 + bx + c Because L <= xc and xc <= R L R Insight Through Computing Solution Fragment xc = -b/2; if (L <= xc) && (xc <= R) disp(‘Yes’) else disp(‘No’) end Illegal: Insight Through Computing R L R Saying the Opposite xc is in the interval [L,R] if L <= xc and xc <= R xc is not in the interval [L,R] if xc < L or R < xc L <= xc <= R Insight Through Computing 13 1/28/14 Another Solution Fragment xc = -b/2; if (xc < L) || (R < xc) disp(‘No’) else dis...
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