I don't understand what the derivatives really mean?I know that they are the slope of the tangents drawn to a function.But see for example we have a function f(x)=x(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^{2}

The derivative of this gives us '2x'. But what does '2x' mean?If i draw a graph of f(x)=2x what does it give me?what should i understand from that graph?

plz help

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# Geometrical meaning of derivatives

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