Using Limits to Calculate the Derivative


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Calculate the derivative of f(x), and evaluate it at x=2.

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1. Which of the following statements is true, given g(t) below?

2. Which of the following statements is true about the derivative of f(x)?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to use limits to find and evaluate derivatives in this quiz and worksheet combo. These practice problems assess your knowledge and understanding of the terms limit, derivative and velocity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested over your ability to:

  • Recall the definition of derivative
  • Use limits to calculate derivatives
  • Identify true and false functions

Skills Practiced

Students practice these skills in this quiz and worksheet combo:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of limits and derivatives to solve mathematical problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding limits, derivatives and velocity.
  • Problem solving - solve for derivatives in practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about using limits to calculate derivatives, review the accompanying lesson called Using Limits to Calculate the Derivative. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the constant and distributive type rules of derivatives
  • Differentiate between constant multiples and additions
  • Understand how the properties of limits affect derivatives