Finding the Second Derivative: Formula & Examples


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Which of the following shows the second derivative?

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1. Find the second derivative of the following function.

2. Find the second derivative.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Checking out taking an equation to its next logical conclusion, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of finding the second derivative. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include being able to solve multiple second derivative problems as well as identifying what the second derivative looks like.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Symbol for the second derivative
  • Multiple second derivative problems

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related finding the second derivative lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the symbol for the second derivative and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve multiple second derivative problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the natural progression of a function, review the corresponding lesson on Finding the Second Derivative: Formula & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what the second derivative is
  • Understand the relation of the second derivative to the first
  • Describe how to write the second derivative function
  • Identify the second derivative formula
  • Appreciate how to find the second derivative of a function