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# Derivatives

Derivatives measure the rate of change along a curve with respect to a given real or complex variable. Wolfram|Alpha is a great resource for determining the differentiability of a function, as well as calculating the derivatives of trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, polynomial and many other types of mathematical expressions. Differentiation has many applications within physics, trigonometry, analysis, optimization and other fields.

Derivatives

Differentiate an expression with respect to a given variable.

#### Calculate the derivative of a function:

Implicit Differentiation

Differentiate functions implicitly defined by equations.

#### Compute a derivative using implicit differentiation:

Derivatives of Abstract Functions

Find the derivative of an arbitrary function.

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• Directional Derivatives

Calculate the derivative of a multivariate function in a specified direction.

#### Compute a directional derivative:

Derivative Applications

Explore many applications of derivatives.