Calculus Examples

Find the inflection points.
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Find the second derivative.
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Find the first derivative.
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By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .
Evaluate .
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Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Multiply by .
Evaluate .
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Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Multiply by .
Differentiate using the Constant Rule.
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Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Add and .
Find the second derivative.
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By the Sum Rule, the derivative of with respect to is .
Evaluate .
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Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Differentiate using the Power Rule which states that is where .
Multiply by .
Differentiate using the Constant Rule.
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Since is constant with respect to , the derivative of with respect to is .
Add and .
The second derivative of with respect to is .
Since , there are no solutions.
No solution
No values found that can make the second derivative equal to .
No Inflection Points
No Inflection Points
The domain of the expression is all real numbers except where the expression is undefined. In this case, there is no real number that makes the expression undefined.
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The graph is concave down because the second derivative is negative.
The graph is concave down
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