18.01SC | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Single Variable Calculus

Part A: Approximation and Curve Sketching

Session 28: Sketching Graphs II - General Strategies

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This session outlines a step by step method of graphing a function then provides an example of this method. Finally, you are asked to turn things around and find the equation of a function given a description of its graph.

Lecture Video and Notes

Video Excerpts

Clip 1: General Strategy for Graph Sketching

Clip 2: Example: x/ln x

Worked Example

Graph Features

Use the mathlet below to complete this worked example.


Concave and Convex Mathlet

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Course Info

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Fall 2010
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Exams with Solutions
Lecture Notes
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