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- First Calculus Calculations: Simple Motion
- Generalizing to Other Rates of Change
- Introducing Linear Approximations and Differentials
- Average Rate of Change
- Estimating
*df/dx*at*x*=*a*

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If you can, begin your Calculus studies with Chapter 1: “Introductory Ideas,” where we lay the groundwork for what’s to come. You’ll immediately be doing easy Calculus calculations, and we’ll just keep building from there!

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- Calculate Derivatives: power rule, exponentials, trig derivatives; Product Rule, Quotient Rule
- Chain Rule: necessary for computing the derivative of most functions
- Derivative of $\ln(x)$
- Tangent & Normal Lines: how to find their equations easily (super-common exam questions)
- Implicit Differentiation
- Related Rates
- Approximations
- Maxima & Minima
- Curve Sketching
- L’Hôpital’s Rule
- Mean Value Theorem
- Optimization
- Integration, Definite
- Integration, Indefinite
*u*-Substitution