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# Calculus A-Z Quiz Stats

#### by puckett86 Quiz Updated Dec 6, 2012

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Line that touches a curve where the slope of the curve equals the slope of the lineTangent Line
75.3%
Line or curve such that, tending to ∞, the distance between it and a given curve tends to 0Asymptote
75.1%
The rate and direction of change in position of an object; ds/dt, s = positionVelocity
68.1%
Last name of other co-founder of calculusNewton
66.5%
Special vertical line in the Cartesian plane that even functions are symmetrical aboutY-axis
62.3%
Rule that states (f(x)/g(x))' = [g(x)f'(x) - f(x)g'(x)]/g2(x)Quotient Rule
61.2%
Collective term for maxima and minima of a functionExtrema
60.5%
Rule that states (f(x)g(x))' = f'(x)g(x) + g'(x)f(x)Product Rule
60.1%
Energy transferred by a force acting through a distance; ∫F dx, F = force vectorWork
54.5%
Often refers to the value 1, as in the magnitude of such a vector or radius of such a circleUnit
53.3%
Type of series with a constant ratio between successive termsGeometric
50%
The sign of the second derivative characterizes this quality of the graph of a functionConcavity or Convexity
49%
Theorem that establishes the connection between derivatives and integralsFundamental Theorem of Calculus
47.8%
Process that deals with finding the 'best' value under certain constraintsOptimization
45.8%
Mathematician whose eponymous sum is often used to define definite integrationRiemann
45.6%
A more crude term for a removable discontinuityHole
42.6%
Name of one example of a function whose derivative is itselfZero Function
42.5%
Last name of co-founder of calculusLeibniz
41%
Term for a function for which the derivative exists at each point in the domainDifferentiable
40.7%
Type of integral that yields the set of all antiderivatives of a functionIndefinite Integral
40.1%
Type of discontinuity for which the left and right limits both exist but are not equalJump
39.3%
Name of most common symbol used to represent curvatureKappa
35.9%
Theorem: If g(x)≤f(x)≤h(x) and lim(x→a) g(x) = lim(x→a) h(x) = L, then lim(x→a) f(x) = LSqueeze or Sandwich Theorem
31.3%
A type of function for which, for each x, |f(x)| ≤ M, where M is a real numberBounded Function
29.6%
Theorem that states for certain functions, f(b) - f(a) = f'(c)(b - a) for some c∈(a,b)Mean Value Theorem
29.3%
These locations of the derivative are (some of the) critical points of the functionX-intercepts
24.9%

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