Mathematics short e-course

Session two: Differentiation

This session will provide an introduction to the topic of Differentiation. Upon completion of this session you will be able to:

(a) Determine the slope, gradient of a straight line.

(b) Evaluate from first principles the gradient at a point on a quadratic curve.

(c) Differentiate powers of x and polynomials.

Remember to have a pen and paper handy for note-taking and for attempting the exercises.

Begin by clicking on 'Session two: Introduction video' below.