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Basic Analysis: Differentiation (2)
Finding Extremum Points One of the most common applications of differentiation is in finding all local maximum and minimum points. Definition. We say f(x) has a local maximum (resp. minimum) at x=a, if there is an open interval (b, c) containing a, such … Continue reading
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Tagged advanced, analysis, compact sets, differentiation, mean value theorem, rolle's theorem
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Basic Analysis: Differentiation (1)
In this article, we’ll look at differentiation more rigourously and carefully. Throughout this article, we suppose f is a realvalued function defined on an open interval (b, c) containing a, i.e. f : (b, c) → R with b < a < c. Theorem. The derivative of f(x) at a is … Continue reading
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Tagged advanced, analysis, analytic, chain rule, differentiation, taylor series
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Thinking Infinitesimally – Multivariate Calculus (I)
[ Background required: some understanding of singlevariable calculus, including differentiation and integration. ] The object of this series of articles is to provide a rather different pointofview to multivariate calculus, compared to the conventional approach in calculus texts. The typical … Continue reading
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Tagged calculus, differentiation, intermediate, multivariate, partial differentiation
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