Intermediate Value Theorem
If f(1)=-4 and f(6)=9, then there must be a x-value
between 1 and 6 where f crosses the x-axis.
Average Rate of Change
Slope of secant line between two points, use to estimate
instantanous rate of change at a point.
Tabular Integration by Parts
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Calculus Cheat Sheet
Definitions Anti-Derivative : An anti-derivative of f ( x ) Definite Integral: Suppose f ( x ) is continuous on [ a, b] . Divide [ a, b ] into n subintervals of width D x and choose x from each interval.
is a function, F
Common Derivatives and Integrals
Basic Properties/Formulas/Rules d ( cf ( x ) ) = cf ( x ) , c is any constant. ( f ( x ) g ( x ) ) = f ( x ) g ( x ) dx dn d ( c ) = 0 , c is any constant. ( x ) = nxn-1 , n is any number. dx dx f f g - f g (Qu
Curve Packet for Chapter 3
for the following using the limit definition of derivative. Show all work.
1. y x 1
2. y x
3. y x 3
4. y 3x
y x 1
y 2 x
y 5 x3
for the following using the sym