Session 28: Sketching Graphs II - General Strategies

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Overview

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

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» Clip 1: General Strategy for Graph Sketching (00:07:00)

» Accompanying Notes (PDF)

From Lecture 11 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

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» Clip 2: Example: x/ln x (00:18:00)

» Accompanying Notes (PDF)

From Lecture 11 of 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006

Worked Example

 

Graph Features

Use the mathlet below to complete this worked example.

Mathlet

Concave and Convex Mathlet

 

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