Derivative

Derivative of a Function at a Point

The derivative of the function f(x) at x = a is the value of the limit, if it exists at this point when the variable, h, tends to zero.

Derivative

Derivative

Examples

Find the derivative of the function f (x) = 3x2 at x = 2.

Derivative Exercise

Derivative Operations

Derivative Solution

Find the derivative of the function f(x) = x2 + 4x − 5 at x = 1.

Derivative Exercise

Derivative Operations

Derivative Operations

Derivative Solution