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# Calculus I Essentials

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6. Derivatives
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Learn how to answer one of the most important questions in calculus by calculating the rate of change of a function at a point (aka taking the derivative)!

Learn how to answer one of the most important questions in calculus by calculating the rate of change of a function at a point (aka taking the derivative)!

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7. Definition of the Derivative | Example
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Understand derivatives with help from this lesson on difference quotients. See how to plug in values and functions and then simplify confusing equations.

Understand derivatives with help from this lesson on difference quotients. See how to plug in values and functions and then simplify confusing equations.

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8. Equation of the Tangent Line | Example
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In this lesson from IntegralCalc, brush up on your calculus skills and work through a problem to find the equation of a line tangent to a particular function!

In this lesson from IntegralCalc, brush up on your calculus skills and work through a problem to find the equation of a line tangent to a particular function!

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9. Implicit Differentiation | Example
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Don’t be intimidated by long implicit differentiation problems! Learn how to solve this type of equation with help from Krista, founder of IntegralCalc.

Don’t be intimidated by long implicit differentiation problems! Learn how to solve this type of equation with help from Krista, founder of IntegralCalc.

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10. Optimization
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Learn how to solve optimization problems and find the extremes, the local or global minima or maxima of a function, in this lesson from integralCALC.

Learn how to solve optimization problems and find the extremes, the local or global minima or maxima of a function, in this lesson from integralCALC.

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this helped me so much ! thank you .
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Jim B
loved it again, thank you so much, I am a middle school teacher, you are the greatest!!!
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thomas G
I think that careful examples should have been given throughout. Otherwise the learner has no choice but to learn by rote. I know how to find the derivative of a function. Great! But what is it after you found it? What do you do with it? Duh. I don't know.
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Speak slow, give some defenitions
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