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WMaxima/Minima

Topic | Est. video completion time. | Textbook practice problems | |
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1 | Maxiuma and Minima Part I | 15 mins | Sect 4.1 : 1, 3, 5, 29-43 (odd) |

2 | Maxiuma and Minima Part II | 15 mins | Sect 4.1 : 47-62 (odd), 71, 72, 73, 75 |

1. Maxima and Minima : Part I

By the end of this lesson you should be able to :

- identify absolute maxima and minima
- identify local maxima and minima
- state fermat's theorem
- define the notion of critical number
- compute critical numbers

Once you have viewed the video complete the following problems from the textbook, section ...

Notes:

2. Maxima and Minima : Part II

By the end of this lesson you should be able to :

- apply the closed interval method to calculate absolute maximum and minimum values
- solve optimisation problems

Once you have viewed the video complete the following problems from the textbook, section

Notes: