Abstracting the Derivative—Circles and Belts
Lecture no. 7 from the course: Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition
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.