MA 123 Ch 2
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Average rate of change
...of y with respect to x
change in y/ change in x
slope of secant line (rise over run)
average velocity
rate of change of position with respect to time
distance traveled / time elapsed
instantaneous rate of change
the result of computing the average rate of change over smaller and smaller intervals
derivative
of f with respect to x, at x = x1 is the instantaneous rate of change of f with respect to x at x = x1
lim h-->0 f(x1 + h) - f(x) / h
f '(x)
the derivative of f at x where x is at a general point
v(t)
instantaneous velocity
the derivative of s at t
tangent line
graph of a function f at a point P(x
_{1}
, f(x
_{1}
)) with a slope equal to f ' (x
_{1}
)
equation of a tangent line
y = f(x
_{1}
) + f ' (x
_{1}
)(x - x
_{1}
)
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MA 123 Ch 2
Updated:
2010-06-26 00:25:37
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