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anonymous
 5 years ago
what is derivative??
anonymous
 5 years ago
what is derivative??

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A derivative is the slope of the tangent line to the graph of a function at a value of x or the instantaneous rate of change of y with respect to x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you give me some examples?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if function is y = x^2 the slope of its tangent at pt (x,y) is 2x as dy/dx = 2x, dy/dx is the derivative of y wrt x...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0see actually derivative means the ratio of change in dependent variable to change in independent variable...dy/dx

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so can you give another numeric example?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope of tangent to curve y = 3x^2 at (1,3) dy/dx = 6x slope = dy/dx = 6(1) = 6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ahh ok ^^ thanks much ^^

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0himm how old are you(interested in ppls age :))
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