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Ch 19: Calculating Derivatives of Functions

About This Chapter

Understand how to calculate derivatives of functions and enhance your preparations for a test covering this subject by utilizing this chapter's study resources. Strengthen your knowledge by exploring entertaining video lessons, and assess your comprehension with short quizzes and a practice exam.

Calculating Derivatives of Functions - Chapter Summary

Watch short videos to learn about or refresh your understanding of the steps involved in calculating derivatives of functions. These lessons closely examine the processes involved in making the calculations and provide examples to solidify your knowledge. Once you've completed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Make derivative calculations using limits
  • Provide a description of the linear properties of derivatives
  • Calculate derivatives of trigonometric functions, polynomial equations and exponential equations
  • Differentiate complex functions and factored polynomials
  • Explain when to use the quotient rule for differentiation
  • Understand and calculate higher order derivatives
  • Find derivatives of implicit functions and calculate derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions
  • Grasp optimization problems in calculus

The video lessons in this chapter present these materials in a high-quality visual format that keeps you engaged. Written transcripts are also available if you prefer to read the lessons or want to print and review them at a later time. This chapter features multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam that can help you find out how much you understand about calculating derivatives of functions. Any questions you have about lesson topics can easily be submitted to our experts through the Help tab or your Dashboard.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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