3.5 Putting It All Together
Chapter
Chapter 3
Section
3.5
Solutions 38 Videos

For each function, determine the coordinates of the local extrema. Classify each point as a local maximum or a local minimum.

f(x)=x^3 - 6x

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Q1a

For each function, determine the coordinates of the local extrema. Classify each point as a local maximum or a local minimum.

g(x)=-4x^4+2x^2

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Q1b

For each function, determine the coordinates of the local extrema. Classify each point as a local maximum or a local minimum.

f(x)=-x^3+3x-2

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Q1c

For each function, determine the coordinates of the local extrema. Classify each point as a local maximum or a local minimum.

h(x)= 2x^2 + 4x + 5

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Q1d

For each function, determine the coordinates of any points of inflection.

\displaystyle f(x)= 2x^3-4x^2 

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Q2a

For each function, determine the coordinates of any points of inflection.

\displaystyle f(x)= x^5 + 20x^2 + 5 

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Q2b

For each function, determine the coordinates of any points of inflection.

f(x)=x^5-30x^3

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Q2c

For each function, determine the coordinates of any points of inflection.

f(x)=3x^5-5x^4-40x^3+120x^2

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Q2d

Consider the function f(x)=x^4-8x^3.

a) Determine if the function is even, odd, or neither.

b) Determine the domain of the function.

c) Determine the intercepts

d) Find and classify the critical points. Identify the intervals of increase and decrease, and state the intervals of concavity.

3.23mins
Q3

Sketch each function.

f(x)=x^3+1

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Q4a

Sketch each function.

h(x)=x^5+20x^2+5

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Q4b

Sketch each function.

k(x)=\displaystyle{\frac{1}{2}}x^4-2x^3

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Q4c

Sketch each function.

b(x)=-(2x-1)(x^2-x-2)

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Q4d

Consider the function f(x)=2x^3-3x^2-72x+7

• What is the maximum number of local extrema this function can have? Explain.
• What is the maximum number of points of inflection this function can have? Explain.
• Find and classify the critical points. Identify the intervals of increase and decrease, and state the intervals of concavity.
• Sketch the function.
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Q5

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

\displaystyle h(x) = 3x^2 -27 

Q6i

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

\displaystyle f(x) = x^5 -2x^4 + 3 

Q6ii

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

f(x)= 3x^3 +7x^2 + 3x -1

Q9a

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

f(x)= 2x^3 -12x^2 + 18x -4

Q9b

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

f(x)= 2x^4 -26x^2 +72

Q9c

Do a full sketch by showing how you got

• Horizontal and vertical Asymptotes
• x-intercepts
• Any critical points (max/min)
• Intervals of increase and decrease
• Points of inflection and concavity

h(x)= 5x^3 -3x^5

Q9d

Write an equation for a function that has a local minimum when x = 2 and a point of inflection at x = 0.

Explain how these conditions helped you determine the function.

Q12

Joshua was sketching the graph of the functions f(x) and g(x). He lost part of his notes, including the equations for the functions. Given the partial information below, sketch each function.

The domain of f is \mathbb{R}.

\displaystyle \lim_{x\to \infty} f(x) = -\infty  and \displaystyle \lim_{x\to -\infty} f(x) = -\infty 

The y-intercept is 2. The x-intercepts are -1, 3, and 5. There is a local extrema at x = 3.

Q13a

Joshua was sketching the graph of the functions f(x) and g(x). He lost part of his notes, including the equations for the functions. Given the partial information below, sketch each function.

The polynomial function g has domain \mathbb{R}.

\displaystyle \lim_{x\to -\infty} g(x) = \infty 

g is an odd function.

There are five x-intercepts, two of which are 4 and -22. The function passes through ( 1, 5), which is close to a local extremum.

Q13b

For each function,

i) How does the function behave as x\to \infty? Explain your reasoning.

ii) Does the function have any symmetry? Explain.

iii) Use the derivative to find the critical point(s). Classify them using the second derivative test.

iv) Find the point(s) of inflection and make a table showing the intervals of concavity.

 \displaystyle g(x) = x^3 -27x 

Q18a

For each function,

i) How does the function behave as x\to \infty? Explain your reasoning.

ii) Does the function have any symmetry? Explain.

iii) Use the derivative to find the critical point(s). Classify them using the second derivative test.

iv) Find the point(s) of inflection and make a table showing the intervals of concavity.

 \displaystyle y = x^4 - 8x^2 + 16 

Q18b

For each function,

i) How does the function behave as x\to \infty? Explain your reasoning.

ii) Does the function have any symmetry? Explain.

iii) Use the derivative to find the critical point(s). Classify them using the second derivative test.

iv) Find the point(s) of inflection and make a table showing the intervals of concavity.

 \displaystyle k(x) = \frac{1}{1 -x^2} 

Q18c

For each function,

i) How does the function behave as x\to \infty? Explain your reasoning.

ii) Does the function have any symmetry? Explain.

iii) Use the derivative to find the critical point(s). Classify them using the second derivative test.

iv) Find the point(s) of inflection and make a table showing the intervals of concavity.

 \displaystyle f(x) = \frac{x}{x^2 + 1} 

Q18d

For each function,

i) How does the function behave as x\to \infty? Explain your reasoning.

ii) Does the function have any symmetry? Explain.

iii) Use the derivative to find the critical point(s). Classify them using the second derivative test.

iv) Find the point(s) of inflection and make a table showing the intervals of concavity.

h(x) = \frac{x-4}{x^2}

Q18e
Lectures 2 Videos

Full Graphing ex1

Sketch f(x) = x^4 -8x^3 Sketch \displaystyle f(x) =x^{\frac{2}{3}}(6-x)^{\frac{1}{3}} 