25 - Concavity and Second Derivative Test

What does $f''$ say about $f$ ?

Homework: 3.4 # 5,11,17,53,54,55,56

Vocabulary: Concavity, Inflection point, Second Derivative Test

Study Questions:

  1. What can you learn about $f$ and $f'$ given the $f''$ function?
  2. What is the use of the Second Derivative Test?
  3. Compare and contrast the First Derivative test vs the Second Derivative Test.