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Vid3. Derivatives

Vid3. Derivatives - 6 What is a derivative Rate of change...

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ing upwards and one that is going downwards. But the peak of a pyramid has no derivative. THE MECHANICAL UNIVERSE Name: Mai Nguyen Video 3. Derivatives Class: PHY2425.1P1 1. What discovery first connected mathematics to the physical world? Pythagorean harmony 2. What is meant by the “language of mathematics?” Language of precision, poetry, music. 3. In this video, whose father was an accomplished musician? Galileo 4. What branch of science did Galileo invent? Mechanics 5. What advanced language of science was invented soon after Galileo’s death? Differential calculus

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Unformatted text preview: 6. What is a derivative? Rate of change of any function at any instance 7. What French mathematician found a way to find the tangent to a curve? Fermat 8. How is the derivative related to slope? Slope of tangent= derivative 9. What is the derivative of a constant equal to? 10. What is the product rule? Formula used to find the derivatives of products of two or more functions. 11. What does taking the second derivative of displacement yield? Acceleration 12. Give an example of a function that has no derivative (describe):...
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