Calculus: Early Transcendentals (2nd Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Applications of the Derivative - 4.2 What Derivatives Tell Us - 4.2 Exercises - Page 256: 5


The graph of f will be above its tangent lines.

Work Step by Step

Since f'' exists and is positive, the function is concave up. Therefore the tangent lines will be below the graph of f / the graph of f will be above its tangent lines. You can think of it as the tangent lines pushing the graph up.
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