Derivative of a Vector-Valued Function in 2D

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This Demonstration shows the definition of a derivative for a vector-valued function in two dimensions. In the limit as approaches zero, the difference quotient vector (in green) approaches the tangent vector to the curve (in red).


You can drag the point on the curve to show the behavior at other locations.


Contributed by: Abby Brown (January 2017)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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