Langara College - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

## Rates of Change

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## Derivatives

### Intro to Concept and Definition

Introduction to Derivative Concept (@ubc)
Intro to Derivative from Hofstra project
Derivatives Intro @PWS

### Tangent Slopes

Surfing(Derivatives)@ies
VisualCalculus - Tangent Lines
Animation:all the tangent lines to a curve
(graphics.html#tangent)byDougArnold@pennState
(graphics-j.html#tangent)byDougArnold@pennState
MathsOnlineGallery (@uVienn.austria) derivative(asTanSlope)
Why Slopes -- A Calculus Preview for Algebra Students
Derivatives-- Introduction -- Curved Mirrors
Stressed Out - Slope as Rate of Change

### Secant Approximation to Tangent Lines

derivDef@ies
Sec&TanLines@ies
DerivativeDefinition Java Applet
Animation:Secant approaching the Tangent
Tangent Line Applet byDanSloughter@furman
Visual Calculus - Tangent as Limit of Secants
(graphics.html#secants)byDougArnold@pennState
(graphics-j.html#secants)byDougArnold@pennState
Our Own Version of the Secant -> Tangent thing
Affine Approx Applet byDanSloughter@furman
derivOneSide@ies

### Avg&Inst Rates

Rolling Ball Applet (@uPenn)
Velocity@upenn(withQTmovies)
Relative Motion@upenn
(graphics.html#bounce)byDougArnold@pennState
(graphics-j.html#bounce)byDougArnold@pennState
Derivatives: Rate of change/Learn
Avg&InstRates - from PWS
Calculus Online@ubc: Lab 2(avg&inst rates)

### Differentiability

Continuity and Differentiability(@ubc)
MathsOnlineGallery (@uVienn.austria) NowhereDiffble
(graphics-j.html#jagged)byDougArnold@pennState
(graphics.html#jagged)byDougArnold@pennState
Calc 1 pathologies(byTVogel@TexA&M)

### Interpretation

What does the derivative tell us about a function?(@ubc)
Pickthe correct derivative! by David Yuen
CurvatureCircle@ies
LnGraphCircle@ies

### Some Basic Rules

ProdRule@ies
derivCubics@ies
Introduction to Derivatives Computation(@ubc)
Differentiating Linear Functions
Differentiating Sums(@ubc)
Differentiating Products(@ubc)
Differentiating Quotients(@ubc)

### Exp&Log

PrecalcExp&Logs@langara
Karl's Calculus Tutor - 6.1 Be Fruitful and Multiply
S.O.S. Math - Calculus(starts with exp&log)
e(1)@ies
TheNumber e (def by exp'(0)=1)
Derivatives of Exponentials(@ubc)

### Trig

PrecalcTrigFunctions@langara
DerivSin@ies
TheDerivetaive of the Sine
derivSinAnimation@odu
Derivatives of Trigonometric functions(@ubc)
Inverse Trigonometric Functions(@ubc)

### Chain Rule

Relative Motion@upenn
Composite Functions@ies
ChainRule@ies
The Chain Rule(@ubc)
Implicit Differentiation(@ubc)
Applications of The Chain Rule(@ubc)

MVT@ies

### Derivatives

L'Hopital's rule@ies
Stressed Out - Slope as Rate of Change
Why Slopes -- A Calculus Preview for Algebra Students
Surfing(Derivatives)@ies
SecTan@ies
derivDef@ies
derivOneSide@ies
derivCubics@ies
ProdRule@ies
Composite Functions@ies
ChainRule@ies
e(1)@ies
DerivSin@ies
CurvatureCircle@ies
LnGraphCircle@ies
MVT@ies

Cool Math - Calculus 1 Links