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Definition of the derivative

: U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Dept of Mathematics
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In this worksheet, you will see how to solve two problems: the mathematical problem of finding the tangent line to the graph of a function, and the physical problem of defining the velocity of a moving object. Although these problems might seem unrelated at first, it will turn out that they both lead to the same mathematical concept: the derivative of a function.

Application Details

Publish Date: August 03, 2001
Created In: Maple 6
Language: English