LEARN DESMOS: Derivatives

Unleash the power of differential calculus in Desmos with just a few keystrokes: d/dx. Plot a function and its derivative, or graph the derivative directly. Explore key concepts by building secant and tangent line sliders, or illustrate important calculus ideas like the mean value theorem. Get started with the video on the right, then dive deeper with the resources and challenges below.

 
 
 

Derivatives in action

"The best way to learn is to do." – Paul Halmos

Interactive Tour

Master the basics with a quick, step-by-step walkthrough.

Graphing Challenges

Stretch your skills with graphing challenges.

Example Graphs

Learn more by exploring example graphs.

 

LEARN MORE

For more information about derivatives, check out this support article.

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