Session 30: Second Derivative Test

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Overview

In this session you will:

  • Watch two lecture video clips and read board notes
  • Read course notes and examples
  • Review an example
  • Work with a Mathlet to reinforce lecture concepts
  • Watch a recitation video
  • Do problems and use solutions to check your work

Lecture Video

Video Excerpts

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» Clip 1: Quadratic Example (00:29:00)

From Lecture 10 of 18.02 Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2007

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» Clip 2: Second Derivative Test (00:16:00)

From Lecture 10 of 18.02 Multivariable Calculus, Fall 2007

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Related Readings

Second Derivative Test (PDF)

Examples

Second Derivative Test (PDF)

Related Resources

Functions of Two Variables Mathlet

Recitation Video

Second Derivative Test

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Problems and Solutions

Problems: Second Derivative Test (PDF)

Solutions (PDF)

 

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