## Differentiation

Develop your maths skills in the area of differentiation in mathematical functions.

Develop your maths skills in the area of differentiation in mathematical functions.

- D1 Limit of a function
Learn how to find limits of functions.

- D2 Gradients, tangents and derivatives
Learn how to find the gradient of a curve at a particular point and so find the tangent to the curve at the point.

- D3 Differentiation from first principles
Learn how to take a derivative of a function using first principles.

- D4 Rules for differentiation
What are the rules of differentiation and how do we use them? Differentiation using common established rules (not needing to use first principles).

- D5 The chain rule
Learn how to use the chain rule to take derivatives of composite functions.

- D6 The product rule
Learn how to differentiate a function that comprises one function multiplied by another function.

- D7 Quotient rule
Learn how to differentiate a function that comprises one function divided by another function.

- D8 Maxima and minima
Learn how to find the maximum or minimum values of a function or graph.

- D9 Curve sketching (PDF)
- D10 Rates of change (PDF)
- D11 Small changes and approximations (PDF)
- D12 Implicit differentiation (PDF)
- D13 Partial differentiation (PDF)

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