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Interactive video lesson plan for: Slope of Tangent Line Derivative at a Point

Activity overview:

I explain how to find the instantaneous slope at a given point along a curve. I finish by finding the tangent line to that curve at that point. All three of the examples I work in this video have real values of slope and thus have a real limit as h approaches 0. I do examples that have vertical tangent lines at the point of tangency and thus an undefined slope in a later video. EXAMPLES at 8:39 13:11 20:21

Link to Full Length Introduction to Definition of Derivative and Tangent Line Problems.

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