Title of Resource: Limits and Derivatives: The Tangent and Velocity Problems


URL of Resource: http://dl.uncw.edu/digilib/mathematics/calculus/differentiation/freeze/TangentMotivation.html


Description of Resource:

Determine the slope of the tangent line as the limit of the slopes of secant lines;Find an equation for the tangent line to a function at a point given the slope; Explain the differences between speed, velocity, and instantaneous velocity


Taxonomy Path:

Taxonomy 1:
Mathematics/Single Variable Calculus/Differentiation


Keywords:

pointslope equation of a line
, secant line
, slopeintercept equation of a line
, tangent line
