Subject:
Calculus
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Cac077, Graphing Functions
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
eBook, Interactive

Concepts of graphing functions modules

Overview

After completing this section, students should be able to do the following.

  • Understand what information the derivative gives concerning when a function is increasing or decreasing.
  • Understand what information the second derivative gives concerning concavity of the graph of a function.
  • Interpret limits as giving information about functions.
  • Determine how the graph of a function looks based on an analytic description of the function.

What's the graph look like?

Ximera Module

Two young mathematicians discuss how to sketch the graphs of functions.

Concepts of graphing functions

Ximera Module

We use the language of calculus to describe graphs of functions.