# Lesson Worksheet: Curve Sketching using Derivatives Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice using derivatives to graph different functions.

**Q1: **

Consider the polynomial function whose graph is given below.

Use the given points and the fact that is a critical point of the function to determine .

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Determine the intervals where .

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**Q2: **

Which of the following is the graph of the function ?

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**Q5: **

Which of the following could be the graph of the function ? Use derivatives to sketch the function.

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**Q6: **

Consider the function .

Find .

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Find and classify all critical points of .

- A has a local minimum at and a local maximum at .
- B has a local minimum at and a local maximum at .
- C has neither a local maximum nor a local minimum at .
- D has a local maximum at and a local minimum at .
- E has a local maximum at and a local minimum at .

Find the intervals of increase and decrease for .

- A is increasing on and and decreasing on and .
- B is increasing on and and decreasing on and .
- C is increasing on and and decreasing on and .
- D is increasing on and and decreasing on .
- E is increasing on and and decreasing on and .

Find .

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Which of the following could be the graph of ?

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**Q7: **

Consider the function .

Use the second derivative of to determine the -values for which the concavity of the graph of changes. Which of the following graphs is the graph of ?

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**Q8: **

Consider the function .

Find the equation of the oblique asymptote of the graph of to decide which of the following graphs is the graph of .

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**Q9: **

Which of the following could be the graph of the function ?

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**Q10: **

Which of the following is the graph of ?

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