# Calculus: Single Variable Part 2 - Differentiation

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## Course details

### Syllabus

• Week 1 - A New Look at Differentiation
Think derivatives mean "slopes"? Not anymore... In this module, we will reconsider what a derivative is and means in terms of the asymptotic (or big-O) notation from the previous chapter. This will give us a new language for describing and understanding rates ...
• Week 2 - Putting Derivatives to Work
Why exactly are derivatives so central to calculus? In part, it is because they are so ubiquitously useful! In this module, we will recall a few core applications of derivatives. In so doing, we'll see exactly how having an understanding of the asymptotics ass...
• Week 3 - Differentials and Operators
There is much more to derivatives than simply their computation and applications. So much of how they arise is calculus is in the mysterious guise of *differentials*. These arise from implicit differentiation, which in turn reveals a deeper level of understan...

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### Instructors

Robert Ghrist
Professor
Mathematics and Electrical & Systems Engineering

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