# Ch 60: Rate of Change & Calculating Derivatives

Complete the engaging video lessons in this chapter to improve your understanding of what derivatives are, how to calculate them and what their properties are.

## Rate of Change & Calculating Derivatives - Chapter Summary

The objective of this chapter is to help you improve your skills calculating rate of change and derivatives by improving your understanding of the different properties of derivatives and the rules used to calculate derivatives. The lessons in this chapter have been assembled by our professional instructors to provide you with an effective review of:

• Formal definition and graphical representations of derivatives
• Limits and how they can be used to calculate derivatives
• Linear properties of derivatives
• Procedures used to calculate derivatives of trigonometric functions, polynomial equations and exponential equations
• The chain rule, quotient rule and differentiating complex functions
• Calculations for higher order derivatives
• Finding derivatives of implicit functions and derivatives of inverse trigonometric functions
• Using the rule of differentiation to calculate derivatives

After each lesson, use the lesson quiz to test your understanding of the material covered in it. Then, use the provided links to return to the parts of the lesson that explained the topics you missed. After you've completed all the lessons and quizzes in this chapter, be sure to complete the practice chapter exam to test your overall understanding of the material.

15 Lessons in Chapter 60: Rate of Change & Calculating Derivatives
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