inflection point

Definition

A point on a chart that marks the beginning of a significant move, either up or down.

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You need to notice when you are approaching the inflection point and do your best to adjust if you must.

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The inflection point corresponds with the product life cycle as we can see from the graph that represents the relevant portion of the economy.

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In calculus, students are required to learn about how to derive inflection points, so that they may be able to tell when a point on a chart has a significant move up or down.

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