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Abstracting the Derivative—Circles and Belts

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

Abstracting the Derivative—Circles and Belts

Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

One of the most useful ways to consider derivatives is to view them algebraically. We can find the derivative of a function expressed algebraically by using a mechanical process, bypassing the infinite process of taking derivatives at each point.


January 4, 2017