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1 Exponents and Logarithms Review 1. Solving exponential equations: Solve : a)8 x = 4! x! 3 b)3 x x = 18 c)3x 3 = 1 3. Recall: Terminology of Logarithms If 10 x = 100 then of course, x =. However, it is equivalent to write the original statement as x = log In general, we can define this as if b x = a then x = log b a Key Properties of logarithms a)log a b + lo a c = b)log a b! log a c = c)n log a b = d)log a b = log c b log c a used to change the base when needed e) a log a b =

2 Proofs:

3 3. Simplify the following using the properties listed above: a) log(0)+log(5)= b) log 7 3! log 7 1 = c) log = d) log 4 (x! 4)! log 4 (x + ) e) log 8 8x = 4.Solve exponential and logarithmic equations: a) x = 100 b)log(x! 1)! log(x + 8) =!1

4 5. The value of the constant e: You are given \$1 and are given an basic rate of interest of 100% per annum (very generous). You may compound this 100% rate as frequently as you wish. Find the limit of how much money you could end up with after one year.

5 6.The use of e x,ln x in equations: Solve : a)e x = 40 b)3ln x +1 =! c) Find the intersection of the graphs of y = ex + 3 y = e x +1 algebraically. d) Solve for x : 1 ln x! 6ln x = 1 e) State the domain, range of y= xlnx

6 Exponents and Logarithms Problems 1. Solve for x: a)! x+1 = 4(8 x ) b)e x = 0 c)e x = e x + d)log x = e)ln x = f )ln(ln x) = g)10 log 0 = x h)log(9x + 1)! log(x! 1) = 1 i)ln x + ln x = 6. Find the points of intersection of the following algebraically. You may check with your calculator. y = x + 4 x a) y = x+1! 4 x+1 b) y=lnx and y = -3lnx 3. Solve each of the following: a) 4 x + 4 x! 1 = 45 b) 3 p p = 70 ( )( 5 m+1 ) = 1 m!1 c) 3 m 4. Find any intersection points of the graphs of y = log 3 ( 9x) and y = log 3 ( x + 8) Solve: log x 4 + log 8 x = Solve for x in the interval [0,! ]: a) log sin x + log cos x =!3 b) log cot x! log 4 cscx = log cos x

7 7. Find the domain, range of y = x ln x 8. Consider the functions f (x) = ln sin x ( ). a) Find the domain, range of f (x) b) Let g(x) = ln sin x ( ). Explain why f (x)! g(x). Answers 1. a) x =-1/4 b) ln0 c) ln d) 100 e) e ( f) e e ) g) 0 h) 11 I) e ln(1 / 5)! 1\$. a) x= or log ln " # 5% &, y = 6 5 b) x=e1/ and y = 1/ 3. a).45 b) ln(17.5)!.61c) (1,4) 5. 4,64 ln 3 6. a)! 8, 3! 8, 9! 8,11! b)! 8 3, 5! 3 7. Domain={x!! : x > 0, x " 1}, Range= {y!! : y < 0 or y " e} 8. Domain={x!!, x " k#,k!i }, Range={y!! : y " 0 }. b) Different domain as g(x) is only valid when sin x! 0

8 Day 5- Limits, Derivatives by first Principles 1 Although we have previously used derivatives in this mini-course, we have done so without regard to how they were found. Let!s consider the concept of a limit of a function and how this relates to finding derivatives. This process is called finding the derivative by first principles. 10 The notation for limits is lim f (x). Thinking of limits graphically, this simply says x!a that if we look at the graph 8of f (x), as we get arbitrarily close to the x value of a, if, on both sides of a, the graph approaches the same y value, then this y value is the limit. (So, if y approaches b, then lim x!a f (x) = b ). Note the 6 following graphs below, consider, in each case, lim we will consider: Ex 1 a) lim x!1 f (x) = Reason: 4 x!1 f (x) as these are the cases b) lim x!1 f (x) = Reason: c) lim x!1 f (x) = Reason:

9 d) ) lim x!1 f (x) = Reason: e) lim f (x) = Reason: x!0 + lim f (x) = Reason: x!0 " lim f (x) = Reason: x!" lim f (x) = Reason: x!"# Algebraically, these can be more difficult to determine: Ex 3 Evaluate each of the following limits without drawing the graph of the function: a) lim x!0 x " 9 x " 4x + 3 b) lim x!3 x " 9 x " 4x + 3

10 c) lim x!+" x # 9 x # 4x + 3 d) lim x!1 x " 9 x " 4x + 3 Suppose we try a few more: Ex 3 a) lim x!0 x + 1 " x " 3 b) lim x!3 x + 1 " x " 3 c) lim x!"# x + 1 " x " 3

11 8 Now, limits are used in finding derivatives from first principles as follows. Consider the curve y = x. We wish to find the slope of the tangent (derivative) 6 to this curve at the value of x=4. In order to find the slope of the tangent, we start with finding the slope of a secant (a secant intersects the curve twice, not once, so we can calculate this, as shown below) 4 f( x) = x A(4,) B(4+h, ) 5 10 We want to find the slope at A, but if we allow h! 0, this cleverly makes B and A virtually the same - point, making the secant AB into a tangent at A. Let!s compute mab. Example : Find the slope of any point at x= a on the curve of y = x

12 Example 3: Find the derivative of f (x) = x 3 a) at x = b) at any value of x = a In general, when we want to use limits and first principles to find a derivative, we can write, for any function f (x) : f (x + h) # f (x) f!(x) = lim h"0 h In general, then, we recall the POWER rule : If y = x n, where n! 0, the derivative dx = Continuity and Differentiability A function f (x) is said to be continuous at a point (say x=a) if, when looking at the graph, you don!t have to take your pencil off the paper as you pass through that point. In terms of limits, we need two things to be true: 1) lim f (x) exists and if this holds, then x!a ) lim f (x) = f (a) (the limit you found equals the value of the function at x = a) x!a You might wonder how it might be that condition 1) is not enough to guarentee continuity ie when f (a) might NOT equal this limit. Look back at example 1 a)-d) now in light of this.

13 A function is said to be differentiable (and continuous) if both the function and its derivative are continuous. That means that if we graphed the derivative, it would be also be continuous at that point. Go back to Example #1 again. Which of them is/are differentiable at x=1? #% Example: If the function defined piecewise as f (x) = x + a, for x > '% \$ ( &% bx! 3ax, for x " )% is differentiable at x=, find the required values of a,b. Limits using L!Hopital!s rule: There is a short cut for testing a limit which is *indeterminate in form (gives any of the following results 0 0,! " 0,!! ). We will discuss a cheap proof of this rule, called L!Hopital!s Rule. It states that if f (x) lim x!a g(x), upon substituting for x=a gives an indeterminate result of 0 0,! " 0,!!, f (x) then lim x!a g(x) = lim f "(x). That is to say, the result will be the same as the limit of x!a g "(x) the derivatives of the two functions. Of course, this new limit may be easier and hence a quick answer may be found, or, it may still be indeterminate and you can then do the same process again. This will eventually give the correct limit, assuming the limit exists (it doesn!t always exist). Of course, the limitation to this is that one has to know the derivative of each of the functions first, so it doesn!t eliminate the need for first principles. ex 1 Find lim x! x " 4x " x x " 6x

14 x " x + ln x ex Find lim x!1 sin # x ( ) Proof of L!Hopital!s rule for the 0 0 case. That is, if f (a) = g(a) = 0, then prove that lim x!a Proof: f (x) g(x) = lim x!a f "(x) g "(x).

15 Problems on Limits, Derivatives by first principles 1. At home, read from AP Calculus*: Chapter p and more importantly in Chapter 4 p and *Book is on Blackboard in Course Documents. Then, try the problems on p. 16, p131 #6, 7, p. 149 #8,9,10. Find the derivative a) f!(1) and then b) f!(x) of each of the following functions by first principles using limits. a) f (x) = x 3 b) f (x) = x! x c) f (x) = x! 1 d) f (x) = x! 1 3. Find the following limits a) algebraically and then again by b) using l!hopital!s Rule ( 9 + h) " 3(9 + h) " 54 a) lim h!0 h b) lim x!3 x + 1 " x " 5 x " 3 c) lim x! 1 x " 3x " " x 4. Draw a possible graph below of f(x) containing each and every one of the qualities listed below. (there is not a unique solution) f (3) =!, f "(3) = 0, f " (3) > 0,lim x # f (x) = \$,lim f (x) = \$, f (1) = 3, +! x # lim f (x) = 1,lim f (x) = #1,lim f (x) = 1, f (0) = #3 x!" x!#" x!0

16 5.The function f(x) is defined by f (x) = x + b for x < f (x) = a x + x for x!. (a and b are constants). Given that f(x) is continuous and differentiable at x=, find the values of a and b. 6. If f (x) = x! 4x! 3, find: x a) lim f (x) x!" b) lim f (x) x!"# c) Domain, Range of f (x) 7. Let P(a,b) be any point on the parabola y = x. V(0,0) is the vertex of the parabola. R(0,r) is the point at which the perpendicular bisector of VP intersects the y-axis. Find: lim a!0 r. Answers: 1. Answers in text. a) 3,3x b)3,4x! 1 c)! 4,!4 ( x! 1) d)!,! (x! 1) 3 3. a)15 b) " c) -1/8 4. lots of options 5. a=-4, b=-4 6. a) 1 b) -1 c) D = {x!! : x " #4 or x \$ 8} R={y!! : #1.06 " y < 1} note: the graph has a local minimum near x = #16 7. # (this is challenging)

17 ExtraReview: Limits, Continuity, First Principles 1. Find the value(s) of a, b such that f(x) as defined below will be differentiable at x=1. f (x) = ax 3 + bx for x > 1 f (x) = 3x + for x! 1. Evaluate the following limits algebraically: 4 " x a) lim x!16 x "16 1 " 9 b) lim x x!3 x " 3 3x 3 " x c) lim x!"# "3x 3 +10x + 1 d) lim x!"# 9x " 4 6x + 3. Find the following limits using a calculator: 1/ x " a) lim x + 6x +10 # x # 4x (try this without a calculator) b) x!+" lim x!1 c) lim x!0 " 1/ x " x "1 f (x) = 1/ x! x!1 1/ x " d) lim x!0 + x "1 e) lim x!0 1/ x " x "1 continuous at either x=0 or at x= 1? f) Is the function x "1 4. Draw a graph satisfying the following properties: lim f (x) =, lim f (x) = #, lim f (x) = 4, lim f (x) =,lim f (x) = 0, x!" x!#" x! + # x! x!1 but f (1) = #1 a) lim 5x x! Use l Hopital s rule or the first principles definition of the derivative to find: 1 5 " 10 x + 3 " 4 b) lim h!0 (1+ h) 100 " 1 h 6. a) In the interval [0,4], find the value(s) of x such that the average slope equals the instantaneous slope for the function f (x) = x + 9 b) For the same function, find the value of the constant k such that in the interval [0,k], the average slope equals the instantaneous slope at x=4 7. Find the derivative of f (x) = 3 by first principles x + 1

18 Answers 1. a=-1, b=6. a) 1/8, b) /3 c) -1 d) -1/ 3. a) 5 b) about 1.39 c) d)!" e) does not exist f) no 4. lots of possibilities 5. a) 3 b) a) x = 3 b) exact answer is k = f!(x) = "3 ( x + 1) 3

19 Derivatives and Graphs Review of basic rules: We have alrea discussed the Power Rule. Product Rule: If y = f (x)g(x) dx = Proof by first principles: Quotient Rule: If y = f (x) g(x) dx = Proof, using the product rule:

20 Chain rule: (used for composition of functions) dx = du! du dx Examples and applications of rules of derivatives. Ex 1 a) Graph the function y = (x! 1) (x + ) indicating intercepts and any relative extrema. b) Is there a point on the graph which achieves a minimum slope? c) State the intervals when i) the function is increasing ii) the slope is decreasing using an appropriate sign diagram A function is said to be increasing when. If a function is continuous and differentiable everywhere, any points at which the slope is a relative maximum or a minimum also indicates the graph of the function changes concavity at this point. The place at which the concavity of a graph changes is called a point of inflection. 9In a graph that is either discontinuous or is not smooth (not differentiable everywhere), the change in concavity is still called a point of inflection. The condition for a point of inflection is that the graph changes concavity at this value of x. Often, but not always, the condition for a change of concavity is that.

21 Ex Given that y = u! 4 u u! and x = 5 + u, find u! 4 dx when u = 4 Ex3 Graph each of the following rational functions: Include in your analysis: Intercepts, Relative max/min values, number of changes in concavity (points of inflection), any asymptotes and comment on the domain and range. Justify algebraically and then check on the calculator. a) y = x! 7 (x!1) b) f (x) = x! 3x! 4 x c) y = x x!

22 Ex 4 What are the values of k for which the graph of y = x 3 + 3x + k will have three distinct x-intercepts? Ex 5 Predict an equation for the following graph: ax + bx + c Ex 6 Consider the function with equation f (x) =. Given that this x + px + d function has each of the following properties listed below, find the values of the constants a,b, c, p, d. a) lim f (x) = b) lim+ f (x) = lim# f (x) = +" x!" x! 3 x! 3 c) the y-intercept is d) the graph is horizontal when x = 0

23 The Derivative- Extra Problems 1. Find the slope of the tangent to each of the following at x= " % a) f (x) = x! 3 # \$ 4! x & ' 3 3 b) g(x) = 3x! x!3x Find the equation of the normal to the curve y = x!1 at the point where x=3. 3. If y = u +1 and u = x +1! x, then when x = 0 is : (4 marks) u dx a) 3 b) -3 c) 3 d)!3 e) The line y = x + a is tangent to y = 4 x at x =1. Determine the values of x + k the constants k and a. Does this tangent intersect the curve again? If so, where? 5. Given the function f (x) = x!1. There are two tangents to the graph of x + 1 f (x) whose x intercepts are P(34,0). Find their respective points of tangency on the graph of f (x). 6. a) Find the point at which the tangent to y = horizontal. b) Find the equation of the tangent to y = x x 3! 16 x x 3! 16 at which the tangent is at the point where y =!1. 7. Show that the tangent line to the curve y = (x + x! ) at the point P(1,3) is the same tangent line at another point. Find this point.

24 The Derivative- Extra Problems-Solutions 1. Find the slope of the tangent to each of the following at x= " % a) f (x) = x! 3 # \$ 4! x & ' 3 f (x) = (x! 3) 1/3 " % # \$ 4! x & ' " 8 % f (x) = (x! 3) 1/3 # \$ (4! x) 3 & ' 3 3 b) g(x) = 3x! x!3x + 5 f (x) = 8(x! 3)1/3 (4! x) 3 b) (4! x) 3 ( 8 f ((x) = 3 )(x! 3)!/3 ()! 8(x! 3) 1/3 (3)(4! x) (!1) (4! x) 6 3 ( 8 )()! 4() ) f (() = 3 = 6 ) f (() = x! (x)1/ g(x) =!3x + 5 # (!3x + 5) 3! 1 & (x)!1/ () g "(x) = \$ % ' ( + 3(3x! (x)1/ ) (!3x + 5) (!1) 3! 4!1/ ) g "() = #\$ & ' + 3(6! 4 1/ ) 1 ) g "() =!5 + 1 = 19

25 3. Find the equation of the normal to the curve y = x!1 y = (x! 1) 1/3 dx = (1 3 )(x! 1)!/3 (x) dx = atx = 3, x 3 3 (x! 1) dx = 1!the slope of the normal is. At x=3, y= So, y-=-(x-3)! y=-x+8 is the equation of the normal at the point where x=3. 3. If y = u +1 and u = x +1! x, then u dx a) 3 b) -3 c) 3 When x=0, u=1 du = u! u(u + 1) u 4 atu = 1, du =!3 du dx = " 1 % # \$ & ' (x + 1)!1/ ()! x atx = 0, du dx = 1! dx = du ( du dx ) =!3 ( 1 =!3 dx d)!3 e) -6 when x = 0 is : (4 marks)

26 4. The line y = x + a is tangent to y = 4 x at x =1. Determine the values of x + k the constants k and a. Does this tangent intersect the curve again? If so, where? The slope of the tangent=1. 4(x + k)! 4x = dx (x + k) dx = 4k (x + k)! they are tangent, then the slopes are equal when x=1 4k!1 = (1 + k) (1 + k) = 4k 1+ k + k = 4k k " k + 1 = 0 (k " 1)(k " 1) = 0! k = 1! they are tangent, then the y values are equal when x=1 sub in k=1, and x=1 into both equations and equating: 1 + a = a =!a = 1!a = 1, k = 1 To determine whether there are any other points of intersection, let x + 1 = 4x x + 1 (x + 1)(x + 1) = 4x x + x + 1 = 4x x! x + 1 = 0 (x! 1)(x! 1) = 0 " x = 1 since x=1 is the only solution, they do not intersect again.

27 5. Given the function whose x intercepts are P(34,0). Find their respective points of tangency on the graph of f (x). Let a point of tangency be Q(x, Then slope PQ= dx = dx = x! 1 x + 1 x! 34 1 (x! 1)!1/ (x + 1)! (x! 1) 1/ 1 (x + 1) (x! 1)!1/ [ x + 1! (x! 1) ] (x + 1) (!x + 3) = x! 1(x + 1). dx = dx = 1 (x! 1)!1/ (x + 1)! (x! 1) 1/ 1 (x + 1) (x! 1)!1/ [ x + 1! (x! 1) ] (x + 1) (!x + 3) = x! 1(x + 1) letting mpq= dx (!x + 3) x! 1(x + 1) = x! 1 x + 1 x! 34 x! 1 x + 1 ).

28 (x! 1)(x + 1) = (!x + 3)(x! 34) (x! 1) =!x + 3x + 34x! 10 3x! 37x = 0 (3x! 5)(x! 4) = 0 " x = 5 3,4 ifx = 5 3, y = 3 8 3! 0.9 ifx = 4, y = 5 3! 0.745! points of tangency are ( 5 3,0.9), (4,0.745) 6. a) Find the point at which the tangent to y = horizontal. b) Find the equation of the tangent to y = a) Solution dx = 3( for the tangent to be horizontal, let dx =0 0=!4x3! 3 (x 3! 16) 0=!4x 3! 3 4x 3 =!3 x 3 =!8 x =! Let x=-, y = 1/6 b) Solution Let y= -1/!1 = x x 3! 16!x = 4x x 3 + 4x! 16 = 0! x = is a root, then (x-) is a factor x x 3! 16 x x 3! 16 at which the tangent is at the point where y =!1.

29 x 3 + 4x! 16 = (x! )(x + x + 8) =0 (x! ) = 0 or(x + x + 8) = 0! x = or " ± 4 " 3 x = (impossible) Let x= to find the slope: dx =!4x3! 3 (x 3! 16) dx =!4()3! 3 (() 3! 16) =!64 64 =!1 so y+1/ = -1(x-) y=-x +3/ is the equation of the tangent when y= -1/ 7. Show that the tangent line to the curve dx = 3(x + x! ) (x) at the point P(1,3) is the same tangent line at another point. Find this point. Solution: dx = 3(x + x! ) (x) Let x=1, Slope=0 So, equation of the tangent is y-3 =0(x-1) ie y= 3 Let the equation of the tangent = equation of curve and they intersect again at (-,3). Check the slope at x=- and it is still = 0. So the same tangent line is also tangent to the curve at (-,3).

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