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Calculus – Addendum: Derivative of f(x)=9/x Find the equation of the Tangent Line at x = 3

By | November 4, 2016

Addendum: Derivative of f(x)=9/x In this tutorial the students will learn how to use the power rule to find the derivative, create the equation of the tangent line and verify the results with the TI-84 graphing calculator. Explicit Function Point of Tangency Substitute in the value of x, 3, into the function to find the… Read More »

Calculus – Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Power Rule

By | October 26, 2016

Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Power Rule In this tutorial students learn how to evaluate the derivative of an explicit function.  The students will use the chain rule and power rule to accomplish this task. Power Rule Explicit Function Derivative Graphing Tool Click the link below to see the functions on an interactive online… Read More »

Calculus – Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Quotient Rule

By | October 25, 2016

Find the Derivative using the Chain Rule and Quotient Rule In this tutorial students learn how to evaluate the derivative of a function.  The students will use the chain rule, power rule and quotient rule. Power Rule Quotient Rule Chain Rule The students are going to find the derivative of the following function. Virginia Standards of… Read More »

Calculus – Derivative Rules Playlist

By | October 24, 2016

Derivative Rules Playlist Everyone loves a shortcut.  In previous tutorials you learned how to use the difference quotient.  Using the difference quotient is like learning how a machine works.  It can be time consuming, tedious, detailed and many times frustrating.  The derivative rules ease those concerns and help you to get to the solution quicker. Click… Read More »

Calculus – Power Rule Derivative Shortcut

By | October 21, 2016

Power Rule In this tutorial students learn how to use the power rule derivative shortcut to evaluate the derivative of a function.