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Calculating Higher Order Derivatives

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Find the second derivative of f(x) shown below:

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1. Evaluate the following second order derivative.

2. Find the second derivative of f(t) shown below.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of how to calculate higher order derivatives. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how to find the second derivative of given equations as well as knowing how to find the fourth-order derivative of a given equation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How to find the second derivative of given equations
  • How to find the fourth-order derivative of a given equation
  • The essential characteristics of derivatives
  • The relationship between derivatives and rate of change
  • The graphical representation of derivatives

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Additional Learning

To learn more about finding higher order derivatives, review the corresponding lesson on Calculating Higher Order Derivatives. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind static
  • Identify the essential characteristics of derivatives
  • Know how to find the second derivative of given equations
  • Learn how to find the fourth-order derivative of a given equation
  • Appreciate the relationship between derivatives and rate of change
  • Understand the graphical representation of derivatives
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