### We found 495 resources with the keyterm Calculus

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#### Maxima Minima Slope Intuition

Before solving any problems, Sal gives an overview of what happens to the slope, first derivative, and second derivative at local maxima and minima to give the viewer a more intuitive feel for these types of problems.

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#### Optimization Example 4

Sal does another optimization example, this time, minimizing the total cost of an open rectangular box. In this problem, the volume can be defined in terms of a single variable and given a cost model, he builds a cost equation. He finds...

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#### Graphing with Calculus

In a problem where you are not given the original function, but rather only three known points on the graph and a few additional pieces of information about when the first and second derivatives are positive or negative, Sal shows how...

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#### Optimization with Calculus 3

Using what one learned about finding the minimum and maximum of functions, the optimization problem to find two numbers whose product is -16 and whose sum of squares is a minimum is solved. Sal starts by writing the equations and...

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#### Proof: d/dx(x^n)

Using the binomial theorem and definition of a limit, Sal shows a proof that the derivative of xn equals nxn-1.

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#### Proof: d/dx(sqrt(x))

Using the definition of a limit, Sal proves the derivative of �x or x1/2 is equal to _ x-1/2.

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#### Proof: d/dx(ln x)=1/x

Using the definition of a limit, various properties of logarithms, and a definition of e, Sal shows the proof of derivative of ln x = 1/x. Note: The video titled "Proof of Derivatives of Ln(x) and e^x,Ó has a clearer explanation of this...

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#### Proof: d/dx(e^x) = e6x

Using the derivative of ln x, the chain rule, and the definition of a limit, Sal shows a proof that derivative of ex = ex. Note: The video titled "Proof of Derivatives of Ln(x) and e^x,Ó has a clearer explanation of this proof.

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#### L'Hopital's Rule Example 3

In this video, Sal starts with an example where the limit is not indeterminate but rather undefined and therefore cannot be solved using L'Hoptial's rule. He shows how you can rewrite the problem algebraically so that the rule can be...

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#### L'Hopital's Rule Example 2

Sal shows two different ways of finding the limit of a rational expression where the limit of the polynomial is of an indeterminate form involving infinity. First, he shows how to solve this using L�Hopital�s Rule and then by using the...

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#### L'Hopital's Rule Example 1

After applying L'Hopital's Rule once and showing that the limit is still indeterminate, Sal applies the rule a second and third time before arriving at a limit that exists. He then shows that given that the final limit exists, so do the...

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#### Introduction to L'Hopital's Rule

After defining L'Hopital's rule, Sal shows an example of using the rule to solve for the limit as x approaches 0 of (sin x) / x. He also describes what it means for a fraction to have indeterminate form.

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 3

This video covers the differential notation dy/dx and generalizes the rule for finding the derivative of any polynomial. It also extends the notion of the derivatives covered in the Khan Academy videos, "Calculus Derivatives 2Ó and...

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 2

Sal continues where he left off with the last video, "Derivatives 1,Ó by looking at the equation y = x^2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point, and again defining the limit as x approaches zero to get the slope...

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 2.5 (new HD version)

By defining the formal definition of a derivative, f�(x), Sal is able to find the general form of the derivate function for the example f(x) = x2. He continues to stress the importance of an intuitive understanding of derivative functions.

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 2 (new HD version)

Sal continues where he left off with the last video, "Derivatives 1,Ó by looking at the equation y = x2 and examining the slope of the secant line at a specific point. He continues with defining the limit as x approaches zero to get the...

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 1

Sal defines the term derivative by taking the listener on a well-organized tour of slope. First, he reviews the concept of slope of a line from algebra, then extends this idea to look at the slope of the curve by first examining a secant...

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#### Calculus: Derivatives 1 (new HD version)

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#### Calculus: Derivative of x^(x^x)

Sal starts with an example of finding dy/dx of y = x2 and builds to showing the solution to the more complicated implicit differentiation problem of finding the derivative of y in terms of x of y = x ^ x ^ x .

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#### Mean Value Theorem

Sal spends most this video explaining what the Mean Value Theorem says in a very intuitive way. He follows this with a concrete example of finding the value of a function on a closed interval where the slope is the same as the average...

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#### Calculus: Derivative of x^(x^x)

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#### Extreme Derivative Word Problem (advanced)

Sal shows the complex solution to a challenging derivative problem about ï¿½normalinesï¿½. This is probably beyond the scope of most first year calculus students but might be an interesting problem to show how complex these problems can...

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#### Proofs of Derivatives of Ln(x) and e6x

In this video, Sal takes on the challenge of proving both the derivative of ln x = 1/x and of ex = ex, showing that no circular logic is used in the proof. It contains a clearer version of both proofs shown in the videos titled, _Proof...

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#### Proof: d/dx(sqrt(x))

Using the definition of a limit, Sal proves the derivative of ï¿½x or x1/2 is equal to _ x-1/2.