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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. Note that not every function has a derivative. | 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. | ||

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

## Revision as of 22:07, 9 September 2006

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.

- Notations
- Formal definition of the derivative
- Formulas

## See also

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