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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Values of x where the gradient of a curve is zero. Solution of f'(x)=0. Local maximum and minimum points".

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- Differentiation Practise the technique of differentiating polynomials with this self marking exercise.
- Differentiation Video A reminder of how to differentiate different types of functions and how to find the equations of tangents and normals.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*A function is given as \(f(x)=3x^2-6x+4+\frac3x,-2\le x \le 4, x\ne 0\).*" ... more - "
*Consider the graph of the function \(f(x)=7-3x^2-x^3\)*" ... more - "
*Consider the function \(f(x)=x^3-9x+2\).*" ... more - "
*The following diagram shows part of the graph of \(y=f (x)\)*" ... more - "
*Consider the function \(f(x)=\frac{20}{x^2}+kx\) where \(k\) is a constant and \(x\neq0\).*" ... more

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