Pierce Jones Math 155A 11 December 2009 Final Exam Study Guide Topics I. Appendices a. Appendix D Trigonometry i.

Trigonometric functions and their graphs ii. Sine and cosine chart iii. Trig identities b. Appendix E Sigma Notation i. Sigma Notation theorems II. Chapter 1 Functions a. 1.1 Functions i. Piecewise and absolute value ii. Even and odd functions b. 1.2 Types of Functions i. Power (xa) ii. Root (x1/a) iii. Rational iv. Exponential c. 1.3 Transformations of Functions i. Outside of the function alter logically ii. Inside of the function alter oppositely iii. Composite functions III. Chapter 2 Limits a. 2.1 Tangent and Velocity i. Average velocity ii. Instantaneous velocity B. 2.2 THE LIMIT OF A FUNCTION i. Solving for limits ii. Vertical asymptotes C. 2.3 CALCULATING LIMITS USING THE LIMIT LAWS i. Limit laws ii. Squeeze Theorem d. 2.5 Continuity i. Rules for continuity ii. Types of discontinuity (removable, jump, and infinite) iii. Intermediate Value Theorem Suppose that f is continuous on the closed interval [a, b], and let N be any number between f(a) and f(b), where f(a) f(b). Then there exists a number c in (a, b) such that f(c) = N. IV. Chapter 3 Derivatives A. 3.1 DERIVATIVES AND RATES OF CHANGE i. Definition of a derivative at a number (using x approaching a)

Intercepts 3. 3. 4.1 MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM VALUES i. Increasing/Decreasing Test ii. Product rule ii. Differentiability and continuity C. Absolute maximum and minimum (extreme values) ii. Rates of change ( x and y) B. 4. Relative error V. Velocity as derivative of position curve iv. 4. Linear approximation equation or linearization ii.are all negative) E. Chain rule F. 3. Symmetry ii. The Second Derivative Test d.4 DERIVATIVES OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS i. Rolle s Theorem ii.8 RELATED RATES i. 3. The First Derivative Test iii. Differentials iii.4 Limits as Infinity. .2 THE DERIVATIVE AS A FUNCTION i.3 HOW DERIVATIVES AFFECT THE SHAPE OF A GRAPH i.Definition of a derivative at a number (using h approaching zero) iii. Orthogonal curves g.5 Summary of Curve Sketching i. The Extreme Value Theorem iv. Definition of a derivative as a function ii. Concavity Test iv. Steps to solving I. 4. 4. 3.6 IMPLICIT DIFFERENTIATION i.2 THE MEAN VALUE THEOREM i. Domain 2. Critical numbers B. Local maximum and minimum iii. Quotient rule D. The Mean Value Theorem C. Limits of sine and cosine ii.7 Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences H. Checklist of items 1. Fermat s Theorem v. Horizontal Asymptotes i. 3. Solving for limits approaching infinity e. 3. Chapter 4 Applications of Differentiation A. Derivatives (those beginning with cos.9 LINEAR APPROXIMATIONS AND DIFFERENTIALS i. 3. 3.5 THE CHAIN RULE i.3 DIFFERENTIATION FORMULAS i.

xi* = a + xi 4. 6. Shell method hollow objects using surface area of a cylinder 2 rh times width of the shell (dx) D.2 THE DEFINITE INTEGRAL i. First Derivative Test for Absolute Extreme Values G. Concavity and points of inflection F. Hooke s Law ii. 6. Washer method hollow object using 2 (R2 r2) times width (dx) c. Intervals of increase or decrease 6.2 Volumes i. 6. Limit of Riemann Sum B. 5. 5.3 Volumes by Cylindrical Shell i.checklist of items 1.4. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Part I and II d. 5.1 Areas and Distances i. 6. f(xi*) 5. Chapter 6 Application of Integrals a. Chapter 5 Integrals a. Disk method solid object using cross section area times width (dx) ii. Local maximum and minimum values 7.5 THE SUBSTITUTION RULE i. U substitution VII. 5. Sigma notation .7 OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS i.4 WORK i. Asymptotes 5. The Mean Value Theorem for Integrals . Trough problems E. Top minus bottom ii. x = (b-a)/n 3.1 Areas between Curves i. Values from what to what 2. Riemann Sum = number 2 times number 4 6. Right minus left b.5 AVERAGE VALUES OF A FUNCTION i. Definition of A Definite Integral C.9 ANTIDERIVATIVES VI. 5. 4. 4.3 THE FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM OF CALCULUS i. 6.4 Indefinite Integrals and the New Change Theorem E.

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