University of Pennsylvania
Calculus: Single Variable Part 2 - Differentiation
University of Pennsylvania

Calculus: Single Variable Part 2 - Differentiation

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Robert Ghrist

Instructor: Robert Ghrist

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There are 3 modules in this course

Think derivatives mean "slopes"? Not anymore... In this module, we will reconsider what a derivative is and means in terms of the asymptotic (or big-O) notation from the previous chapter. This will give us a new language for describing and understanding rates of change and the rules that govern them.

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3 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 assignment

Why exactly are derivatives so central to calculus? In part, it is because they are so ubiquitously useful! In this module, we will recall a few core applications of derivatives. In so doing, we'll see exactly how having an understanding of the asymptotics assists in building applications of the derivative.

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There is much more to derivatives than simply their computation and applications. So much of how they arise is calculus is in the mysterious guise of *differentials*. These arise from implicit differentiation, which in turn reveals a deeper level of understanding of what differentiation means.

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Robert Ghrist
University of Pennsylvania
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