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1 Blue Pelican Calculus First Semester Teacher Version 1.01 Copyright by Charles E. Cook; Refugio, Tx Edited by Jacob Cobb (All rights reserved)

2 Calculus AP Syllabus (First Semester) Unit 1: Function its and continuity Lesson 01: Limit fundamentals, definitions Lesson 02: Limits of rational and graphed functions Lesson 03: Limit theorems, its of trig functions Lesson 04: Limits involving infinity Lesson 05: Piecewise functions and continuity Unit 1 review Unit 1 test Unit 2: Derivative fundamentals Lesson 01: Average and instantaneous rates of change Definition of the derivative at x = c Lesson 02: Equations of tangent and normal lines Lesson 03: Formal definition of the derivative Lesson 04: A graphical look at derivatives Lesson 05: Differentiability Unit 2 review Unit 2 test Unit 3: Derivatives formulas; derivative of trig and piecewise functions Lesson 01: Constant and power rules Lesson 02: Product and quotient rules Lesson 03: Trig function derivatives Lesson 04: Linear approximations Derivatives of piecewise functions Lesson 05: Calculator derivatives

3 Cumulative review, unit 3 Unit 3 review Unit 3 test Unit 4: Chain Rule; higher order derivatives, applied rates of change Lesson 01: Chain rule fundamentals Lesson 02: Chain rule applied to trig functions Lesson 03: Higher order derivatives Lesson 04: Applied rates of change Velocity, speed, and acceleration: Cumulative review Unit 4 review Unit 4 test Unit 5: Implicit differentiation Lesson 01: Implicit differentiation fundamentals Lesson 02: Tangent and normal lines (with implicit derivatives) Implicit higher order derivatives Lesson 03: Related rates Lesson 04: More related rate problems Cumulative review Unit 5 review Unit 5 test Unit 6: Rolle s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem First and second derivative tests; Critical values Lesson 1: Rolle s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem Lesson 2: First derivative test: Increasing/decreasing intervals Critical values Lesson 3: Local and absolute extrema Lesson 4: Second derivative test: Concavity

4 Lesson 5: Graphs relating f(x), f '(x), and f ''(x) Cumulative review Unit 6 review Unit 6 test Unit 7: Optimization (maximizing & minimizing) Lesson 1: Optimization problems Lesson 2: More optimization problems Lesson 3: Still more optimization problems Cumulative review Unit 7 test Unit 8: Derivatives of inverse, exponential, and logarithm functions Lesson 1: Fundamentals of inverse functions and their derivatives Lesson 2: Derivatives of inverse trig functions Lesson 3: Derivatives of exponential functions Lesson 4: Derivatives of logarithm functions Cumulative review Unit 8 review Unit 8 test Unit 9: Antiderivatives (Indefinite integrals) Lesson 1: Basic integration rules, integrating polynomials Lesson 2. More integration practice Lesson 3: Integrating trig functions Lesson 4: Integration using the chain rule in reverse Lesson 5: Applications of integration, evaluation of integration constants Lesson 6: Indefinite integrals with a graphing calculator Unit 9 review Unit 9 test

5 Semester summary Semester review Semester test Enrichment Topics Topic A: Special sine and cosine its Topic B: Formal definition of continuity Topic C: Verification of the power rule Topic D: Verification of the product and quotient rules Topic E: Verification of rules for derivative of sine and cosine functions Topic F: Verification of the Chain Rule Topic G: Verification of derivatives of exponential functions Topic H: Verification of derivatives of logarithm functions Topic I: Verification of derivatives of inverse trig functions Topic J: An argument in support of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Topic k: Why the absolute value for the integral of 1/x? Topic L: Partial fractions

6 Calculus, Unit 1 Function its and continuity

7 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page 1 Limit fundamentals, definitions Consider x 2 (x2 5x) Read this as either The it as x goes to two, of x squared minus five x. or The it of x squared minus five x, as x goes to two. The answer to the above it can be thought of as the value that the function y = f(x) = x 2 5x approaches as x gets closer and closer to 2. Let f(x) be a function defined at every number in an open interval containing a, except possibly at a itself. If the function values of f(x) approach a specific number L as x approaches a, then L is the it of f(x) as x approaches a. For the function x 2 5x above, let x approach 2 in a table as follows (Consult Calculator Appendix AE and an associated video for how to produce this table on a graphing calculator): x f(x) = x 2 5x In the table above, the right column (the function value) seems to approach 6 and, in fact, is exactly 6 at x = 2. For the same function let s approach x = 2 from the right now instead of the left. x f(x) = x 2 5x

8 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page 2 Again, the it seems to be approaching 6. Notice that for our function f(x) = x 2 5x, f(2) = 2 2 5(2) = 6. So why use the tables to find what the function value approaches as x approaches 2? Why not just evaluate f(2) and be done with it? The fact is, we can do exactly that if the function is a polynomial. If f(x) is a polynomial, then: f(x) = f(a) x a Example 1: Evaluate x 3 (2x 3 x + 1) Approaching from the left: Consider this table from the previous page. Notice that we are approaching 2 from the left. The notation for this one sided it is: x f(x) = x 2 5x Approaching from the right: Consider this table from the previous page. Notice that we are approaching 2 from the right. The notation for this one sided it is: x f(x) = x 2 5x

9 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page 3 Only when the its of a function from both left and right agree can we say what the it is in general: If x a f(x) = L and f(x) = L then f(x) = L x a + x a In the following two examples, state the general it in it notation and the numeric answer (if it exists). Example 2: f(x) = 11 and x 3 Example 3: f(x) = 11 f(x) = 4 and f(x) = 4 x 3 + x 2 x 2 +

10 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page 4 Assignment: 1. Write out this it expression in words. x 4 (x3 + 1) The it as x goes to negative four of x cubed plus Convert The it of the square root of x plus 1, plus x, minus 3, as x goes to 17 into the mathematical notation for its. 3. Evaluate x 4 (x 2 + 8x 1) 4. Evaluate x 1 ( 5x 3 + x 2 + 2) In problems 5 8, state the problem in it notation and what it seems to be approaching. If no apparent it exists, then so state. 5. x f(x) x f(x)

11 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page 5 7. x f(x) x f(x) No apparent it 9. Write out this it statement in words. x a +(x3 + 1) = m The it as x approaches a from the right, of x cubed plus one equals m. 10. Convert The it as x approaches b from the left, of f(x). into mathematical terminology using it notation. In problems 11-14, use the two one-sided its to state the general it in it notation and the numeric answer (if it exists) f(x) = 1 and f(x) = 1 f(x) = 0 and f(x) = 0 x 0 x 0 + x 47 x 47 +

12 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson01_teacher, page f(x) = x 2 x 1 x f(x) = 1 & f(x) = 1 + x 0 f(x) = 1/(x 5) x 5 f(x) =? & f(x) =? + x 5

13 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page 1 To find x a f(x) Limits of rational and graphed functions If f(x) is a polynomial, simply evaluate f(a). If f(x) is not a polynomial (such as a rational expression), try to evaluate f(a) unless it gives some indeterminate form such as: o Division by zero o Undefined o /, 0/0, etc. In these cases, try to algebraically einate the difficulty before substituting in the a value. Example 1: Find x x 3 x + 2 Example 2: Find + 2x 15 x 3 x2 x 3 Example 3: Find x 2 x 4 x 4

14 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page 2 Example 4: For f(x) = y, find f(x) = 3 x 2 f(x) = 6 x 2 + x 2 f(x) = D. N. E. (does not exist) f( 2) = 2

15 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page 3 Assignment: Find the indicated its. 1. x 2 5x 14 x 2 x x 6 (x 2 + x 2) 3. x 5 x 5 x 5 4. x 1 x 1 x 2 4x x 20 x 4 x x 4 x 2 x + 4

16 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page 4 7. x 4 16 x 2 x x 3 x 9 x 9 9. x 0 (x 2 5x 1) 10. x + 2 x 2 x x x 5 x x x 9 81 x 2

17 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page Find the following for f(x) = y f(x) = 2 x 4 f(x) = 6 x 4 + f(x) = does not exist x 4 f(x) = 7 x 6 f(4) = does not exist 14. Find the following for f(x) = y f(x) = 3 x 5 f(x) = 3 x 5 + f(x) = 3 x 5 f(x) = 5 x 3 f( 5) = Find the following for f(x) = y f(x) = or D. N. E. x 2 f(x) = + or D. N. E x 2 + f(x) = 6 x 5 f(2) = D. N. E. f(5) = 3

18 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson02_teacher, page Sketch the function, f(x) = x Use the sketch to find the following its. f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 f(x) = 2 x 3 + f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 f(x) = 5 x 12

19 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page 1 Limit theorems, its of trig functions For the following it theorems, assume: f(x) = L and g(x) = M x a x a [f(x) ± g(x)] = f(x) ± g(x) = L ± M x a x a x a [ f(x)g(x)] = [ x a x a f(x)] x a g(x) = L M f(x) f(x) x a g(x) = x a x a g(x) = L M (k f(x)) = k f(x) = k L x a x a (where k is a constant) Example 1: Assume [3g(x) f(x)] =? x 3 f(x) = 1 and g(x) = 7 x 3 x 3 x 3 x + f(x) g(x) f(x)

20 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page 2 The following special trig its should be memorized (See Enrichment Topic A for their justification): x 0 sin(x) x = x 0 x sin (x) = 1 x 0 1 cos (x) x = 0 The following trig approximations are useful as x (in radians) approaches 0. sin(x) x comes from sin(x) = x x 3 /3! + x 5 /5! x 7 /7! + cos(x) 1 comes from cos(x) = 1 x 2 /2! + x 4 /4! x 6 /6! + In finding the its of trig functions, use direct substitution first. If that yields an indeterminate form, then use one of the special cases above. Example 2: sin (8θ) =? θ 0 θ Example 3: tan(α) =? α 0

21 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page 3 Assignment: For problems 1-4, assume the following: 1. x 4 f(x) = 1 and g(x) = 2 x 4 x 4 g(x) f(x) + x 2. x 4 [xf(x) g(x)] 3. x 4 [f(x) 2 g(x) 2 2] 4. x 4 [f(x) + g(x)] 2 5. tan (x) =? x 0 x

22 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page 4 6. sin (π x) =? x 0 π x 7. cos 2 (θ) 1 =? θ 0 θ 8. x π cos(x) =? 9. (1 cos (b)) 2 =? b 0 b

23 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page x 0 x sin (7x) =? 11. θ π/2 cot (θ) cos(θ) =? 12. tan πx x 5 4 =? 13. β 0 sin(β) cos (β) β

24 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson03_teacher, page x x 9 3 x =?

25 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page 1 Limits involving infinity A fundamental it on which many others depend is: x 1 = 0 ; n is any positive power xn x f(x) = 1/x , , , ,000, Infinity ( ) is not a position on the number line. Rather, it is a concept of a number continuing to get larger and larger without any it. With that in mind, consider the problem: x 3x 2 x What happens if we try to substitute in (which is illegal since is not a number)? We would illegally obtain the following: = Can we just cancel / to make 1? No, because is not a number that could be canceled as could be done with 5/5. Example 1 below shows the proper way to handle this problem where the answer will be shown to be 3, not 1. Example 1: 3x 2 x =? x

26 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page 2 As a general rule in handling a problem such as Example 1, find the highest degree in both the numerator and denominator (assume it s n) and multiply by 1 in this form: 1 x n 1 x n Example 2: 7x 2 2x x 4x 3 x =? Example 3: (x 3 6x 2 + x) =? x Notice in Example 3 that the other terms pale in comparison to x 3 as x goes to infinity. Therefore, we have the following rule: For any polynomial, P(x) P(x) = (highest power term of P(x) ) x ± x ±

27 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page 3 Example 4: x (11x2 2x 3 + x) =? Consider the problem 2x 2 5x + 1 x 2 x 2 + x 6 Direct substitution of x = 2 yields: 1 0 So is the answer + or? Example 5 shows the correct way to analyze this problem. Example 5: x 2 2x 2 5x + 1 x 2 + x 6 =?

28 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page 4 Assignment: 1. x + 5 x x 2 =? 2. 5x x 20x 3 6x 3. x x 15 6x 4. x ( 7 11x 2 6x 5 )

29 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page 5 5. x 6 x =? 6. 9x 4 x x x 2x 4 7. x (12x4 x 3 + 7x 2 + 1) 8. x ( 7 1 x + 1 x 2)

30 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson04_teacher, page x 4 x + 1 x 1 + x 2 6x x (x3 2,000,000) 11. x 2 2x + 1 x 1 x 3 3x 2 + 3x x 4 x 50 3x 49 x 4

31 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson05_teacher, page 1 Piecewise functions and continuity A function is discontinuous at a particular x value if we need to lift the pencil at that point in order to keep drawing that function. Otherwise, the function is said to be continuous there. See Enrichment Topic B for a more formal definition of discontinuity. There are several things that can cause a discontinuity at x = a for a function: There is a vertical asymptote at x = a. Typically, (x a) is a factor of the denominator. (See Example 1). A piecewise function abruptly jumps at x = a. (See Example 3.) There is a hole in the graph at x = a. (See Example 5.) Polynomials are continuous everywhere. Example 1: Sketch the graph of f(x) (and note the positions of any discontinuities). f(x) = x x 2 + 3x 18 Example 2: Just by observing the sketch in Example 1, determine the following its: f(x) = f(x) = + x 6 x 6 + f(x) = x 3 f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 f(x) = + x 3 + f(3) = D. N. E.

32 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson05_teacher, page 2 Example 3: Sketch this piecewise function. x when x < 3 f(x) = 5 when x = 3 x when x > 3 Example 4: Just by observing the sketch in Example 3, determine the following values: f(x) = 3 x 3 f(x) = 2 x 3 + f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 f( 3) = 5 Example 5: State the x positions of discontinuity and identify which are holes. x = 4 (hole) and x = 3 f(x) = 1 x 4 f(x) = 1 x 4 f(x) = 3 x 3 + f(x) = 1 x 4 + f(x) = 1 x 3 f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 Example 6: Determine the value of B so as to insure that this function is everywhere continuous. Bx 2 if x 3 f(x) = 2 if x > 3

33 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson05_teacher, page 3 Assignment: In problems 1-3, sketch the function and identify any positions of discontinuity. 1. x 4 81 f(x) = if x 3 x 3 9 if x = 3 f(x) = 108 x 3 f(x) = 108 x 3 + f(x) = 108 x 3 2. x2 f(x) = 4 1 x + x 5 f(x) = + x 0 f(x) = + x x 2 6x f(x) = 20x 120 if x 6 3 if x = 6 10 f(x) = 3/10 x 6 f(x) = 3/10 x 6 + f(x) = 3/10 x 6 4. Algebraically design a linear function that has a hole at x = 2, but whose it as x approaches 2 is 5.

34 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson05_teacher, page 4 In problems 5-7, state the x positions of discontinuity and answer the questions. 5. f(x) = 4 x 2 f(x) = 2 x 2 + f(x) = D. N. E. x 2 f(2) = 2 6. f(x) = 5 x 6 f(x) = 5 x 6 + f(x) = 5 x 6 f( 6) = D. N. E. 7. f(x) = 8 x 3 f(x) = 8 x 3 + f(x) = 8 x 3 f( 3) = 2 8. State the position of discontinuity of f(x) = 8x 4 3x 3 + x 2 6

35 Calculus, Unit 1, Lesson05_teacher, page 5 9. Determine the value of b so as to insure that the function is everywhere continuous. 3x + b if x 2 f(x) = x 1 if x > Determine the values of m and b so as to insure that the function is everywhere continuous. 4 if x 3 f(x) = mx + b if 3 < x < 6 1 if x 6

36 Calculus, Unit 1: Review_teacher, page 1 1. Write out this it expression in words: f(x) x 5 + The it of f of x as x goes to negative 5 from the right. In problems 2 and 3, state the problem in (one-sided) it notation and what it seems to be approaching. If no apparent it exists, then so state. 2. x f(x) , ,000, ,010, x f(x) 6.12 π/ π/ π/ π/100, π/1,000,000 In problems 4 and 5, give the general it (if it exists). 4. f(x) = x 2 4x 1 5. f(x) = 1/(x + 8) f(x) =? x 2 f(x) =? x 8 6. x 2 + 4x 12 x 6 x + 6 =?

37 Calculus, Unit 1: Review_teacher, page 2 7. x 7 x 7 x 7 =? 8. x x 8 x Find the following for f(x) = y f(x) = or D. N. E. x 2 f(x) = + or D. N. E x 2 + f(x) = 6 x 5 f(2) = D. N. E. f(5) = Assume f(x) = 6 and x 2 x 2 g(x) = 7 x 2 x + f(x) g(x) f(x) =?

38 Calculus, Unit 1: Review_teacher, page Sketch the function, f(x) = 25 x Use the sketch to find the following its. f(x) = 2 x 5 f(x) = D. N. E. x 5 + f(x) = D. N. E. x 5 f(x) = 7 x cos 2 (2x) 1 =? x 0 x 13. x 0 5x sin(x) =? 14. 7x 3 2x x 4x 3 x =?

39 Calculus, Unit 1: Review_teacher, page x x 15 16x =? 16. x ( 4 10x2 6x 3 ) 17. At what x value(s) is this function discontinuous? f(x) = x 3 x(x + 9) 2 x= 0 and x = Sketch this piecewise function and then answer the questions. x when x < 3 f(x) =. 5 when x = 3 x when x > 3 f(x) = 3 x 3 f(x) = D. N. E. x 3 f(x) = 1 x 3 + f( 3) = Determine the value of C so as to insure that this function is everywhere continuous. Cx 3 if x 1 f(x) = 2 if x > 1

40 Calculus, Unit 2 Derivative fundamentals

41 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 1 Average and instantaneous rates of change Definition of the derivative at x = c The average rate of change between two points on a function is the slope of a secant line drawn between those two points. The instantaneous rate of change of a function at a point on that function is the slope of a tangent to the curve at that point. The instantaneous rate of change of a function at a point is called the derivative of the function at that point and is defined as a it: f (c) = x c f(x) f(c) x c Read f (c) as, f prime of c which means the derivative of f evaluated at c. Example 1: Find the average rate of change of the function f(x) = 3x between x =1 and x =4.

42 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 2 Example 2: Find the instantaneous rate of change of the function f(x) = 3x at x = c = 1. Are these rates of change (both average and instantaneous) just mathematical abstractions, or are there real world applications? If s(t) is the time-position of an object moving along a straight line, then the average rate of change of this function is the average velocity (over some time-interval) and the instantaneous rate of change is the instantaneous velocity at some particular time. Example 3: Find the average velocity of the object whose time-position is given by s(t) = t 2 6t 3 meters, between t = 2 sec and t = 6 sec.

43 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 3 Example 4: Find the instantaneous velocity of the object whose time-position is given by s(t) = t 2 6t 3 meters, at t = 2 sec.

44 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 4 Assignment: 1. For the function f(x) = 4x 2, find the average rate of change between x = 2 and x = For the function f(x) = 4x 2, find the instantaneous rate of change at x = For the time-position function s(t) = t meters, find the average velocity between t = 3sec and t = 11sec.

45 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 5 4. For the time-position function s(t) = t feet, find the instantaneous velocity at t = 3 min. 5. What is the derivative of f(x) = 2x + 5 at x = c = 11? 6. Find f ( 2) where f(x) = 5x 2 + x 12.

46 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page 6 7. Find the average rate of change of the function given by g(x) = x 3 x over the interval from x = 1 to x = What is the instantaneous velocity of an object in free-fall when its vertical position is given by s(t) = t 2 meters after t = 3 seconds? 9. What is f (c) when c = 5 and f(x) = x 2 7x + 2?

47 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson01_teacher, page What is the slope of the tangent line at x = 4 of the curve given by f(x) = 4x x 2? 11. Draw the curve f(x) = x 2 and label all that would be necessary to find the slope of the secant line between the two points on the curve given by x = 1 and x = 4.

48 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson02_teacher, page 1 Equations of tangent and normal lines In this lesson we will find the equation of the tangent line to a curve at a particular point and also the equation of a normal (perpendicular) line at the point. To do this, use the following: The y-value of the point is obtained by evaluating the function at the given x-value. The slope of the tangent line is the derivative of the function at that particular x-value. The slope of the normal line is the negative reciprocal of the slope of the tangent line Example 1: Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve f(x) at x = 3 where f(x) = 4x 2 x + 7. Example 2: Find the equation of the normal line to the curve f(x) at x = 3 where f(x) = 4x 2 x + 7.

49 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson02_teacher, page 2 Assignment: 1. Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve f(x) at x = 4 where f(x) = x 2 x Find the equation of the normal line to the curve f(x) at x = 4 where f(x) = x 2 x What is the equation of the normal line to the curve given by f(x) = 2/x at x = 1?

50 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson02_teacher, page 3 4. What is the equation of the tangent line to the curve given by f(x) = x at x = 5? 5. Find the equation of the normal line to the curve x 2 /3 + 2 at the point (3, 5). 6. Sketch the graph of y = x Without doing any mathematics and just by looking at the sketch, what would you guess the equation of the tangent at x = 0 to be?

51 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson02_teacher, page 4 7. If m is the slope of the tangent line to the curve given by f(x) = x 2, show that m = 8 at (4, 16). 8. If the derivative of f(x) at x = c = 2 is 5 and f(2) = 13, what is the equation of the tangent line at x = 2? 9. Consider a parabola having its vertex at (2,1) and passing through ( 4, 7). What is the equation of the tangent line at x = 8?

52 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson02_teacher, page What is the equation of the normal line that passes through the vertex of the parabola described in problem 9? Using Calculus is overkill on this problem. The tangent line to the vertex is horizontal; therefore, the normal line is vertical. Since the coordinates of the vertex are (2, 1), the equation of the vertical normal line is x = 2.

53 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson03_teacher, page 1 Formal definition of the derivative In lesson 1 of this unit, we looked at the definition of the instantaneous rate of change (the derivative) of a function at the specific point given by x = c. f f(x) f(c) (c) = x c x c We now present the general formula for the derivative of y = f(x) at the general position x and its accompanying diagram. Notice the use of Δx which means, the change in x. f (x) = y = dy dx = x 0 f(x + x) f(x) x Notice a new notation for the derivative, dy. (Quite often the above formula uses h instead of Δx). Example 1: Using the formula above find f (x) where f(x) = 3x 2 x. dx

54 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson03_teacher, page 2 Example 2: Use the formal definition of the derivative to find the slope of the tangent line to the curve given by f(x) = x 2 + 6x 2 at x = 4.

55 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson03_teacher, page 3 Assignment: In the following problems, use the new formal definition to find the derivative of the function and then substitute in a particular value if asked to do so. 1. If y = f(x) = x 2, find dy dx. 2. What is f (x) where f(x) = (x 5)/4? 3. Evaluate y at x = 17 where y = 7x 2 + 2x 1.

56 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson03_teacher, page 4 4. What is the slope of the normal line to the curve given by f(x) = x at x = 1? 5. x 3 x x 3 =? 6. What is the slope of the tangent line to the curve given by f(x) = 1/x at x = 6?

57 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson03_teacher, page 5 7. Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve f(x) = x 3 at x = 5.

58 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page 1 A graphical look at derivatives Recall that the derivative of a function at a point is really the slope of a tangent line at that point. Graph both f(x) = x 2 and its derivative f (x) = 2x in the space provided to the right. Notice that at each corresponding x-value, f is the slope of f. It is generally true of all polynomials, that the degree of the derivative f is one less than that of the original function f. In the following two examples, consider the top graph as the original function f(x). On the coordinate system just under it, sketch the graph of f (x). Example 1: Example 2:

59 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page 2 Example 3: Label directly on the graph the points as described below. A. Point A has a negative derivative and a negative function value. B. Point B has a positive function value and a negative derivative. C. The slope of the tangent line at point C is 0 and the function value is negative. D. Point D has a positive derivative. E. Point E is a maximum point in its own little neighborhood and has a positive function value. Example 4: Given that the top graph is the derivative f, sketch the original function f on the bottom coordinate system. Example 5: Identify the requested intervals for the function shown here. a. Interval(s) of negative derivative (, 3), (3, 6) b. Interval(s) of function decrease (, 3), (3, 6) c. Interval(s) of positive derivative ( 3, 3), (6, ) d. Interval(s) of function increase ( 3, 3), (6, )

60 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page 3 Notice from example 5 that we can infer the following: Intervals of negative derivatives correspond to: o intervals of negative slope, and o intervals where the function is decreasing. Intervals of positive derivatives correspond to: o intervals of positive slope, and o intervals where the function is increasing.

61 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page 4 Assignment: In problems 1-4, consider the left graph as the original function f(x). On the coordinate system to the right, sketch the graph of f (x)

62 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page Separate the following six items into two associated groups of three items each: Increasing function, Decreasing function, Negative slope, Positive slope, Positive derivative, Negative derivative. Increasing function Positive slope Positive derivative Decreasing function Negative slope Negative derivative In problems 6-8, given f to the left, sketch the original function f to the right

63 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page Identify the requested intervals for the function shown here. 10. Identify the requested intervals for the function shown here. a. Interval(s) of negative slope (2, 6) b. Interval(s) of function increase (,2), (6, ) c. Interval(s) of positive derivative (,2), (6, ) d. Interval(s) of negative derivative (2, 6) e. Interval(s) of positive slope (,2), (6, ) a. Interval(s) of positive derivative ( 3, 0), (3, ) b. Interval(s) of negative slope (, 3), (0, 3) c. Interval(s) of function increase ( 3, 0), (3, ) d. Interval(s) of function decrease (, 3), (0, 3) e. Interval(s) of negative derivative (, 3), (0, 3)

64 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson04_teacher, page 7 For problems 11 and 12, label the described points directly on the graph. 11. A. Point A has a positive derivative and a positive function value. B. Point B has a negative function value and a positive derivative. C. The slope of the tangent line at point C is 0. D. Point D has the smallest slope of all the dots. E. Point E has the largest function value of all the dots. 12. A. Point A has the largest slope. B. Point B is on an interval of the function having constant value. C. Point C has the smallest derivative. D. Point D has both a negative derivative and a negative function value. E. The slope for point E cannot be determined.

65 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page 1 Differentiability A function is not differentiable at x = c if any of the following are true: the function is discontinuous at x = c, the function has a cusp (a sharp turn) at x = c, or the function has a vertical tangent line at x = c. Example 1: Sketch the graph of f(x) = 1/(x 3) and by visual inspection determine any point(s) at which it is not differentiable. Example 2: Sketch the graph of f(x) = x + 2 and by visual inspection determine any point(s) at which it is not differentiable. 3 Example 3: Sketch the graph of f(x) = 4 x and by visual inspection determine any point(s) at which it is not differentiable.

66 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page 2 Example 4: Determine if the function below is differentiable at x = 2. f(x) = x2 if x 2 2x if x > 2

67 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page 3 Assignment: In problems 1-6, determine any x-value(s) at which the function is not differentiable and state the reason for non-differentiability x = 2, cusp x = 3, discontinuity x = 2, discontinuity x = 4, 2, discontinuities Diff. everywhere x = 2, vertical tangent

68 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page 4 7. Determine if the function below is differentiable at x = 4. f(x) = x2 if x 4 4x if x > 4 8. Determine if the function below is differentiable at x = 1. f(x) = x2 1 if x 1 x 1 if x > 1

69 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page 5 9. Determine if the function below is differentiable at x = 2. f(x) = x2 + 2 if x 2 4x 2 if x > 2 Since the derivative at x = 2 from the left is the same as from the right, the function is smooth there (no cusp). 10. Determine by analysis if f(x) = x 2 is differentiable at x = 2. (Hint: convert to a piecewise function and then compare the left and right derivatives.)

70 Calculus, Unit 2, Lesson05_teacher, page Use the labeled points on the graph of this function to answer the questions below. a. Which point(s) are roots? A, C, E, G b. Which point has the largest derivative? E c. Which point has the smallest derivative? H d. At which point(s) is the slope of the tangent line equal to zero? B, D, F e. At which point(s) is there a vertical tangent line? None f. Which point is the largest function value? B g. Which point is the smallest function value? H h. What is the degree of the graphed polynomial? 4 (has 4 roots) i. What would be the degree of the derivative of the polynomial whose graph is shown here? 3 (always one degree less)

71 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page 1 1. Find the instantaneous rate of change of f(x) = 7x 2 3x at x = Find the average velocity of the time-position function s(t) =7t 2 3t meters between t = 5 sec and t = 8 sec. 3. What is the instantaneous velocity at t = 5 sec of the time-position function s(t) = t 3 5 meters?

72 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page 2 4. Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve given by f(x) = x 2 + 7x 17 at x = What is the equation of the normal line at x = 5 of the curve given by f(x) = x 2 + 7x 17? 6. Find the equation of the normal line at x = 1 of the function f(x) = x + 3.

73 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page 3 7. If y = 3x 2 + 5x 1 what is dy dx? 8. Find the derivative of f(x) = x at x = Use the formal definition of the derivative to find the slope of the normal line to the curve f(x) = 1/(x + 1) at x = 4.

74 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page Find the function for the velocity where the time-position function is given by s(t) = t t 2 feet. (t is given in minutes). 11. The left picture is the function f. Sketch its derivative f on the right coordinate system. 12. The left picture is the function f. Sketch the original function f on the right coordinate system. 13. Separate the following six items into two associated groups of three items each: Increasing function, Decreasing function, Negative slope, Positive slope, Positive derivative, Negative derivative. Increasing function Positive slope Positive derivative Decreasing function Negative slope Negative derivative

75 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page Using the function whose graph is shown to the right, specify the following intervals: a. Interval(s) of negative derivative ( 5, 0), (4, ) b. Interval(s) of positive slope (, 5), (0, 4) c. Interval(s) of decrease ( 5, 0), (4, ) In problems 15-18, determine the point(s) at which the function is not differentiable. State the reason why x = 6, discontinuity x = 6, disc; x = 5, vert tan x = 3, cusp Differentiable everywhere

76 Calculus, Unit 2: Review_teacher, page Determine by an analysis of a continuity test and left & right derivatives if this function is differentiable at x = 2. f(x) = 5x2 if x 2 20x 20 if x > 2 Showing that the derivative from the left at x = -2 is equal to the derivative from the right demonstrates that the curve is smooth there (no cusp). 20. Use the letters associated with the points on this function to answer the questions. a. The point(s) at which the tangent line is horizontal. C, D b. The point(s) at which the function has a root. B c. The point(s) at which the function value is negative and the derivative is positive. A d. The point(s) at which the function value is positive and the slope of the tangent line is positive. E

77 Calculus, Unit 3 Derivatives formulas Derivative of trig and piecewise functions

78 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson01_teacher, page 1 Constant and power rules Consider the constant function f(x) = 5. Clearly the slope is 0 at every point on this curve, so f (x) =0. Derivative of a constant: f(x) = c f (x) = 0 ;where c is a constant Power rule: f(x) = x n f (x) = nx n-1 ;where n can be a positive integer, a negative integer, or fractional See Enrichment topic C for verification of the power rule. Miscellaneous rules: Because of the rules for its and since derivatives are fundamentally based on its, the following rules are easily produced: If f(x) = cg(x), then f = cg ;where c is a constant if f(x) = g(x) ± h(x) then f = g ± h

79 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson01_teacher, page 2 In each of examples 1-4, find the derivative of the given function. Example 1: f(x) = 7x 1/ Example 2: f(x) = 3x + 2x Example 3: y = t 3 t Example 4: g(α) = 4 α 2 Example 5: Determine all of the x values of the function f(x) = (1/3)x 3 + x 2 35x at which tangent lines are horizontal.

80 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson01_teacher, page 3 Assignment: In each of problems 1-6, find the derivative of the given function. 1. f(x) = f(x) = x 4 x g(x) = x 15x 4. P(x) = 2 3 x 5. h(x) = (4x 4 x 3 + x)/x 6. y = 5t 0 7t 3 + t

81 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson01_teacher, page 4 7. Find the equation of the tangent line to the curve y = x 3 8x 2 + x 1 at x = What is the equation of the normal line to f(x) = 11/x at x = 4? 9. Determine all of the x values of the function f(x) = (1/2)x 2 + 5x at which tangent lines are horizontal. 10. If s(t) = t 2 6t feet is the time-position function (with t given in seconds), what is the velocity function?

82 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson01_teacher, page What are all of the numerical x values of the function f(x) = x 3 3x 2 at which tangent lines have a slope of 2? 12. What is (are) the x position(s) on the curve given by y = x 2 10x + 9 at which normal lines are exactly vertical? 13. What is the instantaneous rate of change of f(x)= x 4 x + 1 at x = 2? 14. Find h ( 1) where h(t)= t 5 + 6t.

83 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson02_teacher, page 1 Product and quotient rules Product rule: If f(x) = u(x) v(x), then f (x) = u v + v u 3 Example 1: Find the derivative of f(x) = x(x 2 + 5). Quotient rule: If f(x) = u v f (x) = v u u v v 2 See Enrichment topic D for verification of both the product and quotient rules. Example 2: Find the derivative of f(x) = x x + 3x 4

84 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson02_teacher, page 2 Assignment: In problems 1-8, find the derivatives of the given functions. 1. f(x) =(5x 11)/(2x 1) 2. 7x ( x ) 3. g(x) = (x + 6)/ x 4. L(w) = 7w/(8w 2 + 2)

85 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson02_teacher, page 3 5. h(p) = (p 1)/(p 2 + 4p 8) 6. f(x) = ( x x 2 4)7 7. y = (t + 7)(t 7 8t t 6) 8. f(x) = (x 7) 59 x 5 9. Find the instantaneous rate of change of f(x) = x x at x = 5.

86 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson02_teacher, page What is the velocity as a function of time (in seconds) of the time-position function s(t) = (t 3 2t)/t 5 meters? 11. Evaluate dy/dx at x = 2 where y = x/ 8x. 12. Find the tangent line to f(x) = (4x 6)x 2/3 at x = 8.

87 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson02_teacher, page Find the y-intercept at x = 1 of the normal line to the curve given by f(x) = x x

88 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson03_teacher, page 1 Trig derivatives: Trig function derivatives d sin(x) = cos(x) dx d cos(x) = sin(x) dx d dx tan(x) = sec2 (x) d csc(x) = csc(x) cot(x) dx d sec(x) = sec(x) tan(x) dx d dx cot(x) = csc2 (x) See Enrichment topic E for a derivation of the rules for sine and cosine. Example 1: If f(x) = x 3 sin(x) find f (x). Example 2: If f(x) = sin(x) sec(x) find f. Example 3: Using the identity tan(x) = sin(x)/cos(x) show that the derivative of tan(x) is sec 2 (x).

89 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson03_teacher, page 2 Assignment: In problems 1-10, find the derivative of the given function. 1. f(x) = x sin(x) 2. f(x) = (x 2 + 1)tan(x) 3. f(x) = x 2 /sec(x) 4. f(x) = csc(x)/(x 3 8) 5. g(t) = sin(t) cos(t) 6. P(θ) = 7tan(θ)

90 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson03_teacher, page 3 7. f(x) = cot(x) + 9 x 8. f(x) = sin (x) cos(x) y =t 2 ( sin(t) + cot(t) ) 10. y = tan(x) cot(x) 11. Using an identity for csc(x), show that its derivative is csc(x) cot(x).

91 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson03_teacher, page Develop the rule for the derivative of cot(x).

92 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson04_teacher, page 1 Linear approximations Derivatives of piecewise functions The tangent line to a curve can be used to obtain an approximation to function values of the curve near the point of tangency. In the adjacent drawing, the true value of the function at x1 is v1. Note that v2, the approximate value of f, is actually the value of the linear function at x1. Notice in the drawing above that the estimate (V2) for f is low because the tangent line is below the curve. Had the tangent line been above the curve, the estimate would have been high. 3 Example 1: What is a linear approximation to the curve f(x) = x this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why? at x = 8.01? Is

93 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson04_teacher, page 2 Piecewise functions will naturally result in the derivative also being piecewise. Example 2: Find the derivative of the following piecewise function: f(x) = x2 if x 2 4x + 3 if x > 2 Absolute value functions are easily represented as piecewise functions. When asked to take the derivative of an absolute value function, first convert it to piecewise form. Example 3: Find the derivative of f(x) = x + 4

94 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson04_teacher, page 3 Assignment: 1. Find a linear approximation to the curve f(x) = x 1/2 at x = Is this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why? 2. Find a linear approximation to the curve f(x) = x 3 8x x at x = 2.9. Is this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why? 3. Suppose we know that the derivative of a function to be f (x) = 2x 2 and that f(5) = 4. What is a linear approximation for the function value at x = 5.06? Is this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why?

95 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson04_teacher, page 4 4. The adjacent graph shows f (x). Find a linear approximation of f( 3.98) when f( 4) = 5. Is this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why? 5. Find the derivative of the following piecewise function: sin(x) if x π f(x) = 2 tan(x) if x < π 2 6. What is the derivative of y = t?

96 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson04_teacher, page 5 7. Find the derivative of a piecewise function that is defined by f(x) = x to the left of x = 6 and by f(x) = 6 at x = 6 and to the right of x = What is the derivative of f(x) =.5x 3? 9. If f(x) = g(x) h(x) find f (5) when g(5) = 3, g (5) = 1, h(5) = 22, and h (5) = 4.

97 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson05_teacher, page 1 Derivatives on the graphing calculator See Calculator Appendix AF for two techniques for finding the derivative of a function evaluated at a particular point. The second technique, using MATH 8: nderiv(, is generally the best and least troublesome. Example 1: Use a calculator to find the derivative of f(x) = 4x 3 at x =2. Confirm the calculator answer with a hand calculation. Example 2: Use a calculator to find the derivative of f(x) = (sin(x) + 2x)/(x 2 + 8x) evaluated at x = 41. (Assume x is in radians.) Teachers: Since this is a relatively short lesson, it is suggested that the students also begin work on the cumulative review after finishing this assignment... or, better still, present Enrichment topic C or D.

98 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson05_teacher, page 2 Assignment: 1. Use a calculator to find the derivative of f(x) = x evaluated at x = 4. Confirm the calculator answer with a hand calculation. 2. Use a calculator to find the derivative of f(x) = x 2 evaluated at x = 3. Confirm the calculator answer with a hand calculation. 3. Use a calculator to find the derivative of f(x) = tan(x) /(x 2 + 2) evaluated at x = 9. (Assume x is in radians.)

99 Calculus, Unit 3, Lesson05_teacher, page 3 4. Use a calculator to find the derivative of y = ln(cos(x) + x) / x at x = (Assume x is in radians.)

100 Calculus, Unit 3: Cumulative Review_teacher, page 1 1. tan(x + h) tan (x) =? at x = π radians. h 0 h A. 1 B. 0 C. 3/2 D. 1/2 E. None of these 2. 3(x + h) 2 8(x + h) 5 3x 2 + 8x + 5 =? h 0 h A. 3x 2 8x 5 B. 6x 8 C. 0 D. Undefined E. None of these

101 Calculus, Unit 3: Cumulative Review_teacher, page 2 3. cos(π + h) cos (π) =? h 0 h A. cos(x) B. sin(x) C. sin(x) D. 0 E. None of these This could be worked strictly as a it problem as shown below or it could be noticed that it s really the derivative of cos(x) evaluated at x = π sin(π) = State the problem posed by this table in (one-sided) it notation along with what it seems to be approaching. x f(x) / / / /100, /1,000,000 A. f(x) = B. x 4 + f(x) = 0 C. x 4 f(x) = D. x f(x) = E. x 4.1 f(x) = 0 F. None of these

102 Calculus, Unit 3: Cumulative Review_teacher, page 3 5. x x x 4 =? A. 4 B. -4 C. 0 D. + E. None of these 6. sin (2x) =? x 0 x A. 2x B. x/2 C. 1/2 D. 2 E. None of these 7. What is the average rate of change of f(x) = x 3 x between x = 0 and x = 3? A. 9 B. 3x 2 1 C. 8 D. ( f(3) f(0) )/3 E. More than one of these

103 Calculus, Unit 3: Cumulative Review_teacher, page 4 8. What is the instantaneous rate of change of f(x) = x 3 x at x = 3? A. 3x 2 1 B. f (3) C. f(3) D. 26 E. More than one of these 9. What is the equation of the normal line to the curve 1/x at x = 2? A. y 5 =.25(x 2) B. y = 4x 7/2 C. y=.25x + 1 D. y = 4x 15/2 E. More than one of these

104 Calculus, Unit 3: Cumulative Review_teacher, page What is the velocity of an object whose time-position function is given by s(t) = (5/4)t 2 6t meters at t = 6 sec? A. 9 meters B. s (6) m/sec C. 15 sec D. 6s (t) m/sec E. None of these

105 Calculus, Unit 3: Review_teacher, page 1 In problems 1-8, find the derivatives of the given functions. 1. f(x) = 2x 4 6x f(x) = (x 2 + x)/x 3. f(x) = 6 x 4. g(t) = t 3 ( t + t) 5. P(q) = (q q)/(q q)

106 Calculus, Unit 3: Review_teacher, page 2 6. f(θ) = sin(θ) ( tan(θ) + 1 ) 7. f(t) = (t 2 +6t)/(t + 1) 8. L(x) = ( sin(x) csc(x) + x )/(tan(x) 4x 3 ) 9. Show that the derivative of sec(x) is sec(x) tan(x).

107 Calculus, Unit 3: Review_teacher, page What is the derivative of cos(x) evaluated at π/6 radians? 11. If f(x) = 12x 2 cot(x), find f (π radians). 12. Find the equation of the tangent line (at x = 1) to the curve given by f(x) = (x 2 + 4) x Find the equation of the normal line to the curve given by y = 1/x at x = 2.

108 Calculus, Unit 3: Review_teacher, page What is a linear approximation to the curve f(x) = x + x at x = 4.1? Is this estimate higher or lower than the true value? Why? 15. What is the derivative of f(x) = x 6 + 3? 16. Find the derivative of the following piecewise function: f(x) = x3 + 2x if x < 3 x 2 if x 3

109 Calculus, Unit 3: Review_teacher, page Using the functions f(x) and g(x) from the adjacent graph, find p ( 4) where p(x) = f(x) g(x).

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