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## How do you make a sign line in math?

Begin with these steps:

- Move all the terms to one side of the inequality sign.
- Factor, if possible.
- Determine all zeros (roots, or solutions).
- Put the zeros in order on a number line.
- Create a sign line to show where the expression in the inequality is positive or negative.

## How do you make a table of values?

Create the table and choose a set of x values. Substitute each x value (left side column) into the equation. Evaluate the equation (middle column) to arrive at the y value. An Optional step, if you want, you can omit the middle column from your table, since the table of values is really just the x and y pairs.

## How do you find critical points?

Critical Points

- Let f(x) be a function and let c be a point in the domain of the function.
- Solve the equation f′(c)=0:
- Solve the equation f′(c)=0:
- Solving the equation f′(c)=0 on this interval, we get one more critical point:
- The domain of f(x) is determined by the conditions:

## What is a sign chart in algebra?

The sign chart for such a rational function is a depiction of the number line separated into intervals by branch points. Plus and minus signs are distributed across the number line depending on the sign of the function at points of the interval.

## What does it mean when f prime is 0?

If f ‘(x) > 0 on an interval, then f is increasing on that interval. b.) If f ‘(x) < 0 on an interval, then f is decreasing on that interval. If f '(x)= 0, then the x value is a point of inflection for f.

## What is the relationship between F and F?

Relationship between f, f’ and f”

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f | -root of f (where the function itself crosses the x-axis) | -the function is always below the x-aixs |

f ‘ | -critical numbers -possible maximum/minimum (To confirm, use 1st Derivative Test or 2nd Derivative Test) | f is decreasing |

f ” | point of inflection | f is concave downwards (CD) |

## What is critical point?

Critical point is a wide term used in many branches of mathematics. When dealing with functions of a real variable, a critical point is a point in the domain of the function where the function is either not differentiable or the derivative is equal to zero.