Local Linearization, 1st and 2nd Derivative Tests, and Computing Derivatives
Lesson 3 of 17
Objective: SWBAT estimate points on a function using local linearity; SWBAT use the first and second derivative tests to identify local extrema; SWBAT differentiate functions using power, product, quotient and chain rules.
Warm-up and Homework Review
Setting the Stage
Distribute the Limits Quiz - Course Review. This is a no calculator quiz, and students should need just about 15 minutes to complete it.
Resources: Limits Quiz – Course Review
Closure + Homework
Math Forum, discussion about l'Hospital's Rule
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