Section 2.5 Properties of Functions

Before Starting this Section, Review

  1. 1 Inequalities (Section P.1 , page 6)

  2. 2 Evaluating a function (Section 2.4 , page 219)

Objectives

  1. 1 Determine whether a function is increasing or decreasing on an interval.

  2. 2 Use a graph to locate relative maximum and minimum values.

  3. 3 Identify even and odd functions.

  4. 4 Find the average rate of change of a function.

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