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Wolfram's demo for the first four derivatives of a fifth degree polynomial, with sliders for the coefficients of the polynomial and a particular value of \(x\).

Two adjacent windows display graphs of (1) a function \(f\)  and a tangent line, and (2) the derivative \(f  '\).

MSOffice Math is a free add-on to the MSWord2007 that allows the user to insert editable math notation, to simplify algebraic expressions, to solve equations, to differentiate or integrate functio
This site includes descriptions and examples of the Product Rule, the Reciprocal Rule, and the Quotient Rule.
Wolfram's demo for the chain rule, with a selection of possible "inside" and "outside" functions, and sliders for specifying a value of \(x\) and for adjusting the scales of plots showing graphs o
Wolfram's MathWorld has descriptions of the chain rule, both single variable and multivariable versions.
Three adjacent windows display graphs of (1) a function \(f\), a tangent line, and color-coded horizontal and vertical segments for the coordinates of the point of tangency, (2) a function \(g\),

Wolfram's demo for the quotient rule, with dropdown menus for the functions. Users can download the free Mathematica Player to play a live version of the demo.

Instructors' notes break down steps for illustrating fundamental concepts for understanding and developing equations that model optimization problems, commonly referred to as max-min problems.
Java applet allows the user to visualize the method of cylindrical shells for finding the volume of a solid formed by revolving a specific region about the \(y\)-axis.