Math 105-02: Calculus I: Reading Homework 2.4--5
- Interpretations of the Derivative : what is the purpose of this section?
- Notation : what is the alternate notation for the derivative that is introduced here? how do we write g'(3) in this notation?
- Units : how can we use units to interpret the derivative?
- The Second Derivative : what is the second derivative?
- Meaning : what does the first derivative tell us about a function? what does the second derivative tell us about the first derivative? what does it tell about the concavity of the original function?
- as a rate of change : what does the second derivative tell us as a rate of change? in example 3, how does the book conclude that the second derivative of the velocity is negative?
- Acceleration : what is acceleration?
Math 105-02: Calculus I: Reading Homework 2.4--5
Last Modified: Mon Sep 21 07:17:51 1998
Comments to: glarose@umich.edu