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These textbook chapters can be used to supplement your studies.

Prof. David Jerison, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Jason Starr, 18.01 Single Variable Calculus, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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This Calculus with Applications online textbook chapter covers Definition of this basic method for approximating the derivative of a function with f'(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x)) / d. Course: 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005 Instructor: Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

This Calculus with Applications online textbook chapter covers the potential problems with the first method for approximating derivatives. Course: 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005 Instructor: Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

This Calculus with Applications online textbook chapter covers the definition of this method, f '(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x-d)) / (2d), for approximating derivatives and its advantages over the previous method. Course: 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005 Instructor: Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode

This Calculus with Applications online textbook chapter covers improving upon the symmetric approximation for a derivative using extrapolation. Course: 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005 Instructor: Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman, 18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed October 28, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/terms/terms/index.htm#cc http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/legalcode