20 Handy Derivatives for Calculus

By Mark Ryan

Part of Calculus For Dummies Cheat Sheet

These derivatives are helpful for finding things like velocity, acceleration, and the slope of a curve — and for finding maximum and minimum values (optimization) when you’re dealing with differential calculus.

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Quotient rule:

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List of 20 handy derivatives:

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Note: Where c is a constant

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Note: Where c is a constant

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Note: Where a is a constant

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