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Maximums, Minimums, and Zeroes

Updated on 07/03/2014

Activity Overview

Determine when a function has a maximum or minimum based on the derivative of the function.

Objectives

  • Determine when a function has a maximum or minimum based on the derivative of the function

About the Lesson

Students will explore several functions and make conjectures about the relationships between maximums, minimums and zeroes of a function and its derivative.