# 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)

5 THE CHAIN RULE i. Velocity as derivative of position curve iv. 3.7 Rates of Change in the Natural and Social Sciences H. Intercepts 3. . 4. The Mean Value Theorem C. Checklist of items 1. 3. Differentials iii.4 DERIVATIVES OF TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS i. 4. 3. Differentiability and continuity C. Derivatives (those beginning with cos. Symmetry ii. Chapter 4 Applications of Differentiation A.9 LINEAR APPROXIMATIONS AND DIFFERENTIALS i.3 DIFFERENTIATION FORMULAS i. Fermat s Theorem v.8 RELATED RATES i. Chain rule F.1 MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM VALUES i. 3. 4. Increasing/Decreasing Test ii. The First Derivative Test iii. The Second Derivative Test d. Relative error V.5 Summary of Curve Sketching i. Quotient rule D.2 THE MEAN VALUE THEOREM i.4 Limits as Infinity. Concavity Test iv. Domain 2. Linear approximation equation or linearization ii. Rates of change ( x and y) B.Definition of a derivative at a number (using h approaching zero) iii. Limits of sine and cosine ii. Steps to solving I. 3. The Extreme Value Theorem iv. Product rule ii. 4. Critical numbers B. 3. Definition of a derivative as a function ii.are all negative) E. Horizontal Asymptotes i.3 HOW DERIVATIVES AFFECT THE SHAPE OF A GRAPH i.6 IMPLICIT DIFFERENTIATION i. Absolute maximum and minimum (extreme values) ii. 3.2 THE DERIVATIVE AS A FUNCTION i. Local maximum and minimum iii. Rolle s Theorem ii. Solving for limits approaching infinity e. 3. Orthogonal curves g. 4.

Asymptotes 5. 5. 6. Right minus left b. 4. Trough problems E. Washer method hollow object using 2 (R2 r2) times width (dx) c.4 WORK i. xi* = a + xi 4. Limit of Riemann Sum B. f(xi*) 5. Shell method hollow objects using surface area of a cylinder 2 rh times width of the shell (dx) D.1 Areas and Distances i.4. Top minus bottom ii.2 Volumes i. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Part I and II d. 6. Disk method solid object using cross section area times width (dx) ii. First Derivative Test for Absolute Extreme Values G. Values from what to what 2.5 AVERAGE VALUES OF A FUNCTION i. Local maximum and minimum values 7. Sigma notation . 4. Hooke s Law ii. x = (b-a)/n 3.1 Areas between Curves i. 5.5 THE SUBSTITUTION RULE i. Definition of A Definite Integral C. 5. 6.4 Indefinite Integrals and the New Change Theorem E. The Mean Value Theorem for Integrals . Chapter 6 Application of Integrals a. 5. 5. Concavity and points of inflection F.3 THE FUNDAMENTAL THEOREM OF CALCULUS i.2 THE DEFINITE INTEGRAL i.3 Volumes by Cylindrical Shell i. 6.checklist of items 1. Chapter 5 Integrals a. Riemann Sum = number 2 times number 4 6. U substitution VII. Intervals of increase or decrease 6. 6.7 OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS i.9 ANTIDERIVATIVES VI.