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General Calculus Questions : Definition of a Limit and Derivative, Product Rule, Tangent Line Approximation, Taylor Polynomial, Newton's Method, L'Hopital's Rule, MVT, IVT, Fundamental Theorem

1. Give the definition of limit in three forms: ε?δ , graphical, and in your own words. 2. Define the derivative. List what you consider to be the five most useful rules concerning derivatives. 3. Give an argument for the product rule. 4. What is the tangent line approximation to a function? 5. What is the Taylor p

Find the function f(x)

The second derivative of a function is given as: f"(x) = 12x-1 At the point (-2,7) the tangent to the function is given by: y=kx-3 Find the function f(x)

Derivatives (4 problems)

Find the first derivative 1.) f(x)=e^-1/x^2 2.) f(x)= (x^2+1)e^4x 3.) y=xe^x- 4e^-x Find the second derivtive 4.)f(x)=2e^3x+3e^-2x

Derivatives : Average Cost, Marginal Cost and Minimum Cost

If it costs Acme Manufacturing C dollars per hour to operate its golf ball division, and an analyst has determined that C is related to the number of golf balls produced per hour, x, by the equation C = 0.009x squared - 1.8x + 100. What number of balls per hour should Acme produce to minimize the cost per hour of manufacturing t

Word Problem : Minimize Using a Derivative

The math department is planning to build a park for calculus students along the riverbank. The park is to be rectangular with an area of 512 square yards and is to be fenced off on the three sides not adjacent to the river (draw a picture) a.) What is the least amount of fencing required for this job? b.) How long and

Change in Revenue : Derivative Problem

The Happy Hound Haven Company estimates that the revenue (in dollars) from the sale of x doghouses is given by R(x)= 625+.03x+.0001x^2. Approximate the change in revenue from the sale of one more doghouse when 1000 doghouese are sold. (make sure to do this using derivatives) Am I correct? The derivative is R'(x) = 0.03+

Derivatives : Rate-of-Change Word Problem

For several weeks , campus security has been recording the speed of trafic flowing past a certain intersection on campus. The data suggests that between 1:00 and 6:00 pm on a normal weekday, the speed of the traffic at the intersection is approximately S(t)=t^3-10.5t^2+30t+20 miles per hour, where t is the number of hours past

Application of derivatives

Find the number of units x that produce a maximum revinue R. R=800x-0.2x^2 R=48x^2-0.2x^3 Find the number of unites x that produce the minimum average cost per unit C. C=1.25x^2+25x+8000 C=0.001x^3+5x+250 find the amounts of advertising that maximizes the profit P. (s and p are measeured in thousands

Line Integral and Partial Derivatives of a Circle on a Vector Field

Let and let C be the circle , . A. Compute Note: Your answer should be an expression of x and y; e.g. "3xy - y" B. Compute Note: Your answer should be an expression of x and y; e.g. "3xy - y" C. Compute Note: Your answer should be a number Please see the attached file for the fully formatted proble

Application Problem Involving Derivatives

A container with a rectangular base, rectangular sides and no top is to have a volume of 2 subic meters. The width of the base is to be 1 meter. When cut to size, material costs $20 per square meter for the base and $15 per square meter for the sides. What is the cost of the least expensive container?


G(t)= t/ (1 - t)^3 f(x)= (x^2 + 1/x)^5 f(x)= [(x - 2)(x +4)]^2 f(s)= s^3(s^2 - 1)^5/2 g(x)= (3x + 1)^2/ (x^2 + 1)^2


Find the derivative of the function and simplify. y= (3x^2 + 7) (x^2 - 2x) s= (4 - 1/t^2)(t^2 -3t) f(x)= x^2 + x - 1/ x^2 -1 f(x)=^3 sqrt(x^2 -1) g(x)= sqrt (x^6 - 12x^3 + 9)


The weekly demand and cost functions for a product are p= 1.89 - 0.0083x and c= 21+ 0.65x write the profit function for this product. find the marginal cost of the function. C= 475 + 5.25x^2/3 find the marginal revenue function. R= x(5+ 10/ sqrt(x) Find the marginal profit function. P= 1/1

Velocity and acceleration

The position of the function of a particle is given by s= 1/t^2 + 2t + 1 where s is the hight in feet and t is the time in seconds. Find the velocity and acceleration functions. use implicit differentiation to find dy/dx x^2 + 3xy +y^3 = 10

Derivatives (5 Problems)

Find the derivative of the function and simplify. f(x)= x^3(5 - 3x^2) f(x)= x^2 + x - 1/x^2 - 1 f(x)= (5x^2 + 2)^3 g(x)= x sqrt(x^2 + 1) given f(x)= 3x^2 + 7x +1, find f''(x)

Use the definition of the limit to find the derivative.

Use the definition of the limit to find the derivative of the function f(x) = 7x + 3 Find the slope of the graph of F at the indicated point f(x) = sqrt(x) + 2; (9,5) use the derivative to find the equation of the tangent line to the graph of f at the indicated point. f(x) = x^2 + 3/x; (1,4)

Derivatives (4 Problems)

Find the derivative of the functions. y= (2x - 7)^3 h(x)= (6x - x^3)^2 f(t)= sqrt(t + 1) f(x)= x^3(x - 4)^2

Derivative at a Point (3 Problems)

Find the value of the derivative of the function at the indicated point. f(x)= 1/3 (2x^3 - 4) point (0, -4/3) h(x)= x/(x - 5) point (6,6) f(t)= (2t^2 - 3)/3t point (2, 5/6)

Derivatives and Rate of Change

G(t)= 3t^2 / sqrt (t^2 + 2t - 1) The number N of bacteria in a culture after t days is modeled by: N= 400 [ 1- 3/ (t^2 + 2)^2] Complete the table. What can you conclude? t 0 1 2 3 4 dN/dt _ _ _ _ _