# Difference between revisions of "Derivative"

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− | The '''derivative''' of a [[function]] is defined as the instantaneous [[rate]] of change of the function with respect to one of the [[variable]]s. | + | The '''derivative''' of a [[function]] is defined as the instantaneous [[rate]] of change of the function with respect to one of the [[variable]]s. Note that not every function has a derivative. |

The following pages provide additional information on derivatives. | The following pages provide additional information on derivatives. | ||

− | * [[Derivative/ | + | * [[Derivative/Definition | Formal definition]] of the derivative and examples of applications |

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* [[Derivative/Formulas | Formulas]] | * [[Derivative/Formulas | Formulas]] | ||

== See also == | == See also == | ||

* [[Calculus]] | * [[Calculus]] | ||

+ | * [[Differentiation Rules]] | ||

* [[Integral]] | * [[Integral]] | ||

+ | * [[Chain Rule]] | ||

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+ | [[Category:Calculus]] |

## Latest revision as of 19:26, 3 March 2010

The **derivative** of a function is defined as the instantaneous rate of change of the function with respect to one of the variables. Note that not every function has a derivative.

The following pages provide additional information on derivatives.

- Formal definition of the derivative and examples of applications
- Formulas