After completing this section, students should be able to do the following.

  • Define an antiderivative.
  • Compute basic antiderivatives.
  • Compare and contrast finding derivatives and finding antiderivatives.
  • Define initial value problems.
  • Solve basic initial value problems.
  • Use antiderivatives to solve simple word problems.
  • Discuss the meaning of antiderivatives of the velocity and acceleration.