Applications of differentiation

Mathematical Methods: Units 3 and 4

Introduction

This video looks at the ideas behind finding the tangents and normals to curves using differentiation. It looks at why we might want to do this and use the idea of reciprocals to help us find the gradient of a normal if we know the gradient of a tangent.

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