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).

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


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