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- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an optimization unit of a standard business calculus course. Topics covered include:
- Optimization and differentiation
- Simple systems
- Complex system optimization
1. Optimization and Differentiation
In this lesson, you can learn what optimization means from a mathematical standpoint. Using the techniques taught in this lesson, you can use the five steps to optimization to figure out practical things, like how much sleep you need to get before an exam.
2. Optimizing Simple Systems
Optimization problems may seem overwhelming, but they can actually be quite simple. In this lesson, learn how to use a handy five-step formula to tackle these daunting problems.
3. Optimizing Complex Systems
In this lesson, you'll learn how to follow a five-step process to solve complex optimization problems by visualizing, defining, writing an equation, finding the minimum or maximum, and answering the question.
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Other chapters within the Business Calculus: Help & Review course
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- Working with Limits in Business Calculus
- Derivatives & Differentiation in Business Calculus
- Calculating & Graphing Derivatives in Business Calculus
- Derivatives of Functions in Business Calculus
- Logarithms in Business Calculus
- Integrals in Business Calculus
- Growth Models in Business Calculus
- Multi-Variable Calculus