# Application of Derivatives Subject: Mathematics    Exam: JEE Advanced

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Posting your doubt ## Important Concepts in Application of Derivatives

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Most Important Concepts (Do or Die)
• Angle of Intersection of Two Curves

Important Concepts (Should Do)
• Increasing Functions

• Decreasing Functions

• Monotonic Functions

• Tangents and Normals

• Critical Points

Not So Important Concepts (Do if you have time)
• Derivative as the Rate of Change

• Motion in a Straight Line

• Maxima and Minima

• Rolle's Theorem

• Lagrange's Mean Value Theorem

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## Important Points   Second Derivative Test: Let f be twice differentiable, and let c be a root of the equation f'(x) = 0. Then
a) c is a local maximum point if f''(c) < 0
b) c is a local minimum point if f''(c) > 0  SimplyLearnt