### Day 40 - Increasing/Decreasing Functions - 03.10.15

Update
• Unit 3 Test on 3/27!
• If you are leaving for spring break early, please make arrangements with me to take the test before break!
• Last Week to Retake Unit 2 Test
• Parent-Teacher Conferences will be on Friday!
• Questions on previous Checkpoints?

Questions

Bell Ringer
1. Rolle’s Theorem 1. Mean Value Theorem 1. Mean Value Theorem 1. Increasing and Decreasing Functions Review
• Extrema/Critical Numbers (video)
• How is the derivative used to locate the minimum and maximum values of a function on a closed interval?
• Find critical numbers using differentiation.
• Find extrema on a closed interval using differentiation.
• Rolle's Theorem (videoand Mean Value Theorem  (video)
• How are Rolle's Theorem and Mean Value Theorem related to differentiation?
• Apply understanding of Rolle’s Theorem and the Mean Value Theorem.

Lesson

Exit Ticket
• Posted on the board at the end of the block
Lesson Objective(s)
• Increasing/Decreasing Functions (video)
• How can the first derivative to determine whether a function is increasing or decreasing?
Skills
1. Determine intervals on which a function is increasing or decreasing.
2. Apply the First Derivative Test to find relative extrema of a function.

#### In-Class Help Requests

Standard(s)
• APC.4
• Investigate asymptotic and unbounded behavior in functions.
• Includes:
• describing and understanding asymptotes in terms of graphical behavior and limits involving infinity
• APC.8
• Apply the derivative to solve problems.
• Includes:
• ​analysis of curves and the ideas of concavity and monotonicity
• optimization involving global and local extrema

Past Checkpoints