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Unit 5

5.4 Using the First Derivative Test to Determine Relative (Local) Extrema

1 min readโ€ขjanuary 22, 2021

Sumi Vora


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What is the First Derivative Test?

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Finding Relative Extrema Using the First Derivative Test

Next, calculate the relative maximum and minimum values by plugging your critical values into f(x). โœ

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