Ask
your own question, for FREE!

Mathematics

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Hi, Please explain what exactly is Derevatives?

Still Need Help?

Join the QuestionCove community and study together with friends!

OpenStudy (anonymous):

anyone?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

a derivative is how a function changes as you change inputs... in calculus you usually deal with instantaneous change...very useful for physics

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thanks.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

no prob

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Actually, that's not quite correct. A derivative is a measurement of the rate of change of a function (think of the slope of a line; that's a derivative).

Can't find your answer?
Make a FREE account and ask your own questions, OR help others and earn volunteer hours!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Join our real-time social learning platform and learn together with your friends!

Latest Questions

Khamyriii:
If you have 13% withheld for federal taxes, 9% for state taxes, and FICA is 7.65%, how much are your involuntary withholdings in all if your gross pay was $

3 minutes ago
1 Reply
1 Medal

jmjmjm18:
An astronaut in orbit outside an orbiting space station throws her 800-g camera away when it jams.

10 minutes ago
0 Replies
0 Medals

TannerH2004:
what is the phenotype frequency? A) the total number of genes in a population B)

30 minutes ago
0 Replies
0 Medals

gababb09:
Find the value of the following expression: \[(2^8u00d7~5^{-5}~u00d719^0)^{-2}u00d7\left(\begin{matrix}5^{-2} \\ 2^{3}\end{matrix}\right)^{4}u00d72^{28}\] W

10 seconds ago
7 Replies
2 Medals

Drdynamic:
On a journey, a cyclist travelled 1 kilometre in x minutes. On a second journey, the cyclist travelled for y hours at the same average speed as on the first

1 hour ago
0 Replies
0 Medals

Msmith7971:
Francine opens a credit card with an APR of 14.75% compounded monthly. How much i

1 hour ago
2 Replies
0 Medals

candiceowens87:
A sporting goods store sells sets of golf clubs with steel shafts for $309. Sets of golf clubs with graphite shafts cost $489.

1 hour ago
2 Replies
0 Medals

aharper312:
jodi needs to protect her companyu2019s network from internal threats. what metho

1 hour ago
1 Reply
1 Medal

babycakes4265:
Aqua Water Company purchased a new water tank. The tank is a cylinder with a diameter of 14 feet and a height of 24 feet.

1 hour ago
1 Reply
0 Medals