The derivative of a function of a real variable measures the sensitivity to change
of a quantity (a function value or dependent variable) which is determined by
another quantity (the independent var...
The big idea of differential calculus is the concept of the derivative, which
essentially gives us the direction, or rate of change, of a function at any of its
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The Derivative. The concept of Derivative is at the core of Calculus and modern
mathematics. The definition of the derivative can be approached in two different ...
Calculus Index · Derivative Rules ... But with derivatives we use a small
difference . ... To find the derivative of a function y = f(x) we use the slope formula:
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Derivative rules and laws. Derivatives of functions table.
Here's my take. Psst! The derivative is the heart of calculus, buried inside this
definition: ... Derivatives create a perfect model of change from an imperfect
The Concept of Derivative · A Discontinuous Function - the Step Function ·
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