Derivatives Part 2

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Taught by MrRutter
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Lesson Description:

More explanation of derivatives and discussion of formal limits as they pertain to slope.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is the formula for a derivative?
  • What is the formal limit definition of a derivative?
  • How do you find the derivative of a function using limits?
  • How do you find the derivative of g(x) = 3x + 1 using the formal definition of a derivative?
  • What is the slope of the tangent line to 3x + 1?
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    This lesson explains the idea of using limits to understand the definition of a derivative. It also shows how to calculate the derivative of a function using the limit definition.