Stationary Points  
Summary 
a function is said to be increasing when its gradient is positive and decreasing when the gradient is negative. a stationary point occurs on the curve of a function when the gradient at that point is zero. stationary points can be minimum points, maximum points or points of inflection. 
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Vocabulary 
function, gradient, increasing function, decreasing function, turning point, stationary point, point of inflection, minimum point, maximum point
