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 variables.

Notation

The following are commonly recognized notations for expressing the derivative of a function.

Common Notations for the Derivative of a Function
Name of Notation Example of Notation
Lagrange's notation $f'(x)$
$f''(x)$
$f'''(x)$
$\vdots$

See also

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