# Ch 12: Derivatives of Functions

Refresh your understanding of the derivatives of functions ahead of an exam or quiz with help from this engaging chapter. The video and text lessons provided here cover all the topics you'll need to know to get the best score possible on test day.

## Derivatives of Functions - Chapter Summary

The short, professionally designed lessons in this chapter explain the derivatives of functions. You'll review continuity as it applies to a function, define limits using a graph, and examine the processes used to determine the limits of functions. Other topics include the slopes of secant and tangent lines and differentiation from first principles. This chapter is designed to help you:

• Calculate derivatives by applying the rules of differentiation
• Differentiate complex functions using the chain rule
• Calculate derivatives of constant functions
• Give the formal definition of a derivative
• Follow the correct process to calculate the derivatives of polynomial equations

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9 Lessons in Chapter 12: Derivatives of Functions
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