Interview Question: Continuous Inheritance

Sample Question #71 (mathematics – calculus)

Is the first derivative of a continuous function always continuous? If yes, provide a proof. If no, show an example.

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One Response to Interview Question: Continuous Inheritance

  1. Brett says:

    Answer: no.  There are many examples of continuous functions whose first derivatives have a "jump."  The easiest example is when the derivative is not defined at x=0. 

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