About the Course
  • Why study maxima and minima?
Maximum and Minimum values of a function.
  • Understanding maximum and minimum
  • Understanding Local Maximum and Local Minimum
  • Understanding Global Maximum and Global Minimum
  • Understanding Absolute Maximum and Absolute Minimum in a closed interval
  • Understanding the behaviour of f ‘(x) at Local Maxima and Local Minima
Stationary, Critical and points of Inflexion and Concavity
  • Understanding the concept of concavity. More about points of Inflexion.
  • Understanding Stationary, Critical and points of Inflexion.
Derivative Tests for Local Maximum and Local Minimum
  • Understanding First Derivative Test for Local Maximum and Local Minimum
  • Understanding Second Order Derivative Test for Local Maximum and Local Minimum
  • Understanding Higher Order Derivative Test for Local Maximum and Local Minimum
Course wrap-up
  • Course Summary