Leibniz Notation and the Chain Rule

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Liebniz notation for the derivative. The chain rule.

Copyright 2005, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston. Created by Selwyn Hollis. Find more information on videos, resources, and lessons at http://online.math.uh.edu/HoustonACT/videocalculus/index.html.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is Leibniz notation?
  • What is the chain rule?
  • How do you use the chain rule to take a derivative?
  • What does d/dx mean?
  • How do you find the derivative of the composition of three functions?
  • What are some examples of finding derivatives using the chain rule?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This video does a great job of explaining the basics of d/dx notation for a derivative and also how to find the derivative of a composition of functions using the chain rule. It uses a sort of “u substitution” with “inside” and “outside” functions to explain the chain rule. Several different and varied examples are used to explain the chain rule. How to find the derivative of the composition of three functions is also explained.