Calculus pp 94-141 | Cite as

Applications of Derivatives

  • Harley Flanders
Part of the Textbooks in Mathematical Sciences book series (TIMS)


Webster’s New World Dictionary, Third Collegiate Edition, gives five meanings to “monotone”, all musical, none mathematical. In math, a function is monotone on an interval if it is either increasing or decreasing on the interval.


Inflection Point Instantaneous Velocity Tangent Line Local Extremum Difference Quotient 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harley Flanders
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  1. 1.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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