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Calculus: Local Linearity

by Texas Instruments


  • Dynamically see the idea of "local linearity"—the behavior exhibited by a differentiable function when one zooms in on its graph.

About the Lesson

The Local_Linearity.tns TI-Nspire document provides a tool for visualizing the idea of derivative as local slope by providing a dynamic zooming box that maintains square scaling between the x and y values.