Directional Derivatives

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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.

differentiation formulas

Definition of this method, f '(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x-d)) / (2d), for approximating derivatives and its advantages over the previous method.

Discussion of the potential problems with the first method for approximating derivatives.

Definition of this basic method for approximating the derivative of a function with f'(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x)) / d.

Graphs of the types of discontinuities, including cusps, jump discontinuity, removable discontinuity, infinite discontinuity, and essential discontinuity.

Definition, including differentials and an applet for graphing a function and its derivative

Can graph, move, and adjust the directional derivative in an interactive java application on the page. Great for helping to solve problems.

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