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how can we explain 2 nd derivative test in real life?

how can we explain 2nd derivative test in real life?

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Deepak Kumar Shringi
askIITians Faculty 4407 Points
4 years ago
A derivative is a rate of change. A second derivative is a rate of change of a rate of change. This is why the first derivative of position is velocity - velocity is the rate of change of position. The second derivative is acceleration, the rate of change of the rate of change (how velocity is changing). There's even a third derivative called jerkwhich measures the rate of change of acceleration.

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