## RD Sharma Class 12 Solutions Chapter 18 - Maxima and Minima (Ex 18.2) Exercise 18.2 - Free PDF

## FAQs on RD Sharma Class 12 Solutions Chapter 18 - Maxima and Minima (Ex 18.2) Exercise 18.2

**1. Define maxima and minima.**

Maxima and minima are the largest and smallest values of the function, either within a given range or on the entire domain. It is the maximum and the minimum value of a function that is the highest and the lowest points in the graph. This is further cleared in RD Sharma practice questions which explain how to use the various theorems and definitions discussed in this chapter.

**2. What are the important topics discussed in maxima and minima?**

The important topics discussed are as follows:

First and second derivative tests, maximum and minimum values of a function in a closed interval, and important theorems are explained in detail, giving a comprehensive understanding of the vast concepts and minute details needed to ace this part of geometry.

**3. Why study maxima and minima?**

Maxima and minima are extremely important to study linear algebra and game theory. It helps in calculating variations which help to find the extreme values of a function. These values can be calculated by using 1^{st} or 2^{nd} derivative methods. This part of algebra holds a significant weightage in the examination and when the concept is understood in depth, it can fetch you a good score easily.

**4. Where can I find RD Sharma study material of maxima and minima?**

The study material and exercise solutions of the addition of books are easily available on Vedanta‘s website and the study material is available for free download so that students can take that PDF with them anywhere and can have a distraction-free study session at any time.

**5. Are the questions given in RD Sharma difficult to solve?**

The practice questions given in the RD Sharma textbook are made to increase the knowledge of the students about the important topics taught in class. RD Sharma is based on the CBSE curriculum, giving the students a much-needed boost to prepare exceedingly well. Yes, the questions are tough, but if you follow the sequence, you will be able to solve it as RD Sharma increases the toughness in a progressing manner.