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# NCSU MA 131 - MA 131 Test 2 Study guide (1)

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MA 131 Test 2 Study guideVideo coverage (12): 9/18-10/2Corresponding Textbook coverage (11): Chapter 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Chapter 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Chapter 3.1 3.2Corresponding WebAssign practice (6):Limits, continuity and differentiability, Derivatives 2, applications of derivatives, optimization, mini homework: Product, Quotient and Chain Rules, More rules of Differentiation.Test content (total 6 problems with multiple sub questions):Chapter 1.5-1.8: 50 points related to differentiability and continuity, evaluate first derivate and second derivative, derivative applicants (rate of change).Chapter 2.1-2.5: 30 points related to describe the behavior of a curve, optimization problems.Chapter 3.1 3.2: 20 points related to using the product, quotient, and chain rules for differentiation.Tips for getting a good grade:Do NOT write on the test page.Try to write down as much as you can, you need to show all the work to receive full grades, write down baby steps.Cycle or box your final answer.You do not need to write each problem in a new page, please save the earth.Memorize the formulas before you go to the test. You are not given any formula sheet during the test. If you don’t know how to start at a problem, try to take derivate of your object function.Plugin the right number into your calculator. If you don’t have calculator, please simplify to the last step. Good example questions in the textbook:Chapter 1.5: exercise 15, 17, 20.Chapter 1.6: exercise 11, 15, 23.Chapter 1.7: exercise 13, 15, 19, 21, 25, 31Chapter 1.8: exercise 5, 9, 13, 17Chapter 2.4 find the intervals where function is increasing/decreasing, concave up/down as wellas the inflection points and local minimum and maximum for exercise 9, 11, 15Chapter 2.5 exercise 5, 9, 11Chapter 3.1 exercise 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 27Chapter 3.2 exercise 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 19Arrangement for review test 2:Study guide posted Feb 8Practice problems without solution posted Feb 8Derivatives 2, applications of derivatives due Feb 9Solution for practice problem discussion Feb 13Solution for practice problems posted Feb 13Optimization, mini homework: Product, Quotient and Chain Rules due Feb 16Test 2 at DELTA testing center Feb 17/18More rules of Differentiation due Feb

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