Derivative review

Learning objectives

  • Refresh knowledge of derivatives
  • Interpret derivatives as multipliers:  \Delta z \approx (\hbox{Derivative}) \times \Delta x for z = f(x) and \Delta x small
  • Review algebraic calculation of derivatives: e^{kx}, a^x, x^r, \ln x, \sin x, \cos x, \tan x, \tan^{-1} x, product rule, chain rule

Resources

In Class

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