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Worksheet: An Introduction to the Definition of the Derivative

Q1:

If the function , find .

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Q2:

If the function , find .

  • A9
  • B
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Q3:

If the function , find .

  • A12
  • B
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Q4:

If the function , find .

  • A4
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Q5:

Let . Use the definition of derivative to determine . What is the gradient of the tangent to its graph at ?

  • A , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • B , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • C , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • D , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • E , the gradient of the tangent at point

Q6:

Let . Use the definition of derivative to determine . What is the gradient of the tangent to its graph at ?

  • A , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • B , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • C , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • D , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • E , the gradient of the tangent at point

Q7:

Let . Use the definition of derivative to determine . What is the gradient of the tangent to its graph at ?

  • A , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • B , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • C , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • D , the gradient of the tangent at point

Q8:

Let . Use the definition of derivative to determine . What is the gradient of the tangent to its graph at ?

  • A , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • B , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • C , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • D , the gradient of the tangent at point

Q9:

Find the derivative of the function using the definition of derivative, and then state the domain of the function and the domain of its derivative.

  • A , ,
  • B , ,
  • C , ,
  • D , ,
  • E , ,

Q10:

Find the derivative of the function using the definition of derivative, and then state the domain of the function and the domain of its derivative.

  • A , ,
  • B , ,
  • C , ,
  • D , ,
  • E , ,

Q11:

Find the derivative of the function using the definition of derivative, and then state the domain of the function and the domain of its derivative.

  • A , ,
  • B , ,
  • C , ,
  • D , ,
  • E , ,

Q12:

Let . Use the definition of derivative to determine . What is the gradient of the tangent to its graph at ?

  • A , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • B , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • C , the gradient of the tangent at point
  • D , the gradient of the tangent at point

Q13:

Let . Use the definition of the derivative to determine .

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Q14:

Determine the derivative of the function using the definition of the derivative.

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Q15:

Evaluate .

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Q16:

Evaluate .

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