Focus on stationary points and optimisation

IB Maths Studies / Applications: Focus on stationary points and optimisation

In this section we look at how calculus is used to find the local maximum and minimum values of functions and, as such, how that is used to optimise. This is done both in the abstract and in context but it is a great opportunity to link the two and see calculus in contextual action! (* a note on spelling - given my British origins I am compelled to stick to spelling words like optimisation with an "s", despite my mac"s...

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