Absolute extremas

: math 1500 Calculus 1: Absolute extremas
   By Amanda Appasamy on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 08:07 pm: Edit Post

i was just wondering whether we have to use the 2nd derivative test to find local extremas or just the 1st derivative test(i.e using the same method when determining when the function is increasing or decreasing)

   By Sasho on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 08:35 pm: Edit Post

You may be asked to use the second derivative test. If not, than you can choose.

   By Amanda Appasamy on Monday, April 16, 2007 - 09:43 pm: Edit Post

thank you

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