Applications of the Derivative

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The derivative has dozens of useful applications for calculus, economics, and more. Practice using this powerful tool with free videos, online graphing exercises, worksheets, and study guides from across the web.
In this video, Salman Khan of Khan Academy explains derivatives. Part 8 of 9.

Defintion of a stationary point. Above the level of most students. Useful for tutors.

Definition of a critical point. Above the level of most students. useful for tutors.

Definition of an inflection point. Above the level of most students. Useful for tutors.

A helpful scientific calculator that runs in your web browser window.

In this video, Salman Khan of Khan Academy explains derivatives. Part 2 of 9.

Excellent site showing examples of algebra, trig, calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Several example problems and tutorials dealing with differential calculus

In this video, Salman Khan of Khan Academy explains derivatives. Part 1 of 9.

This calculus derivatives and limits help sheet contains the definition of a derivative, mean value theorem, and the derivative’s basic properties. There is a list of common derivative examples and chain rule examples. The following derivative rules are also described: product rule, quotient rule, power rule, chain rule, and L’Hopital’s rule. This sheet also contains properties of limits as well as examples of limit evaluations at infinity. A limit evaluation method for factoring is also included.

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