Calculus

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Calculus

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Isaac Newton, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz mathematics

Calculus

Foundations

Convergence

Steps

The derivative of a function f(x) = y is the slope of the tangent of the curve at the point (x,y). The tangent trigonometric function, defined as the ratio of the sine over the cosine, represents the slope of the circle at the point where the radius touches the circle. Did I get that right?

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