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I would like to know how to understand the derivative. I understand the algebra and procedural stuff that you need to do to get the derivative of a function. Is there a way I can understand it graphically?

Say I draw y=x^2 on a graph. Then I draw y=2x on the graph. How are the two related in terms of one being the derivative of the other?

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# Understanding derivatives graphically.

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