Derivatives Part 3

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Taught by MrRutter
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Lesson Description:

Looking at, using, and drawing graphs of functions to think about derivatives.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What does f'(x) mean?
  • What is f prime of x?
  • What does dy/dx mean?
  • What does d(f(x))/dx mean?
  • How do you draw the derivative graph of a function?
  • Where is the value of the derivative of a function 0?
  • Why is the graph of the derivative of a cubic function a parabola?
  • How do you know if the values of the graph of the derivative of a function are positive or negative?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is a great tutorial on how to draw the graph of the derivative of a function by looking at the original function. The concept of the slope of the original function determining values of the derivative graph is explained in a detailed example.