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Homework Help: Whats the differece between

  1. Nov 20, 2008 #1
    differentiable and derivetivable

    we can represent a derivative as a differential like

    whats the difference between those words regarding graph of a given function..
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  3. Nov 20, 2008 #2


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    There is no such word as "derivetivable". If a function of one variable has a derivative, then it is differentiable. On a graph, the derivative at a point is the slope of the tangent line. There is nothing on a graph that is immediately equivalent to a "differential".
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