Test your basic knowledge |

AP Calculus Ab

Subjects : math, ap, calculus
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The value that a function is approaching as x approaches a given value through values less than x






2. The limit of f as x approaches c from the right






3. logb mn = logbm + logb n - logb m/n = logb m - logb n - logb mn = n logb m - logb b = 1 - logb 1 = 0






4. The inverse of an eponential function






5. A function is locally linear at x = c if the graph fo the function looks more and more like the tangent to the graph as one zooms in on the point (c - f(c))






6. A procedure for finding the derivative of y with respect to x when the function relationship is defined implicitly






7. A logarithm with the base e - written as ln






8. The function that is integrated in an integral






9. Imaginary line drawn perpendicular to the surface of a mirror or any surface






10. If f(x) is differentiable over (a -b) and continuous on [a -b] and f(a) = f(b) - then there exists c on (a -b) such that f'(c) = 0.






11. The behavior of the graph of a function as x approaches positive infinity or negative infinity






12. A straight line that is the limiting value of a curve






13. Let f(x) be a function continuous on the closed interval [a -b]. If N is any real number between f(a) and f(b) - then there is at least one real number c between a and b such that f(c)=N






14. Function e^x - where e is the number (approximately 2.718281828) such that the function e^x is its own derivative.






15. sinA/a=sinB/b=sinC/c






16. A rectangular sum of the area under a curve where the domain is divided into sub-intervals and the height of each rectangle is the function value at the right-most point of the sub-interval






17. Amount of change / time it takes (amount of change/ length of interval)






18. Any number that can be written in the form a + bi - where a and b are real numbers and i is the imaginary unit






19. Graph is symmetrical with respect to the origin; f(-x)=-f(x)






20. When an absolute maximum or minimum occurs at the endpoint of the interval for which the function is defined






21. If f is continuous on [a -b] then at some point - c in [a -b] - f(c)= (1/(a-b))*?f(x)dx (with bounds a -b)






22. d = v[( x2 - x1) + (y2 - y1)]






23. A point of discontinuity that is not removeable - it represents a break in the graph of f where you cant redefine f to make the graph continuous.






24. A function whose dependent variable satisfies a polynomial relationship with one or more independent variables






25. A surface or shape exposed by making a straight cut through something at right angles to the axis.






26. At c if lim f(x) as x approaches c exists but the limit is not equal to f(c)






27. A determining or characteristic element; a factor that shapes the total outcome; a limit - boundary






28. (geometry)A curve generated by the intersection of a plane or circular cone






29. If there is some number b that is less than or equal to every number in the range of f






30. Intervals in which the second derivative is positive






31. Curve whose points are at a fixed normal distance of a given curve






32. Any value in the domain where either the function is not differentiable or its derivative is 0.






33. Input of function






34. A function F is called an __________ of a function f on a given open interval if F'(x) = f(x) for all x in the interval - Add + c at the end






35. Having the limits or boundaries established






36. Functions of angles






37. A measure of how a function changes as its input changes.






38. Approximating the value of a function by using the equation of the tangent line at a point close to the desired point - L(x) = f(a) + f'(a)(x - a)






39. A limit in which f(x) increases or decreases without bound - as x approaches c






40. If f'(c) = 0 and f''(c) > 0 then minimum; if f'(c) = 0 and f''(c) < 0 then maximum






41. A line that divides a figure in half so that each half is the mirror image of the other.






42. Decay: y=ab^x where a >0 and 0<b<1 - Growth: y=ab^x where a>0 and b>1






43. A function that possesses a finite integral; the function must be continuous on the interval of integration






44. An integral without any specific limits - whose solution includes an undetermined constant c; antiderivative






45. Dividing an interval into n sub-intervals






46. The integral of a rate of change is called the total change: ?(from a to b) F'(x)dx = F(b)-F(a) -find anti-derivatives






47. A rectangular sum of the area under a curve where the domain is divided into sub-intervals and the height of each rectangle is the function value at the left most point of the sub-interval






48. A point that represents the maximum value a function assumes over its domain






49. ex) dx - dy etc






50. A function that is a fixed numerical value for all elements of the domain of the function