In this lecture you will fully understand the Limit Definition of the Derivative. Professor Switkes will walk you through the Limit Definition as it pertains to Calculus in its Three Versions. A series of six video examples finish off this lecture.
Be careful in your
- it is a function composition!
Also take care in
carrying out the subtraction
realize we are subtracting off the entire quantity given by
The work here for
is famous and involves a couple famous limits.
If you know how to
compute derivatives directly, you can check your result by this
Limit Definition of the Derivative
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.