## Derivatives, Properties, and Formulas

Read this section to understand the properties of derivatives. Work through practice problems 1-11.

This section begins with a look at which functions have derivatives. Then we'll examine how to calculate derivatives of elementary combinations of basic functions. By knowing the derivatives of some basic functions and just a few differentiation patterns, you will be able to calculate the derivatives of a tremendous variety of functions.

This section contains most, but not quite all, of the general differentiation patterns you will ever need.

Source: Dale Hoffman, https://s3.amazonaws.com/saylordotorg-resources/wwwresources/site/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/MA005-3.3-Derivatives-Properties-and-Formulas.pdf

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