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What Is a Derivative?

  • Silvanus P. Thompson
  • Martin Gardner
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Abstract

In Chapter 3 Thompson makes crystal clear what a derivative is, and how to calculate it. However, it seemed to me useful to make a few introductory remarks about derivatives that may make Thompson’s chapter even easier to understand.

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© Martin Gardner 1998

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  • Silvanus P. Thompson
  • Martin Gardner

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