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Edu/s/5p. 4. THE DERIVATIVE FUNCTION 37 We now may take two diﬀerent perspectives on thinking about the derivative function: given a graph of y = f (x), how does this graph lead to the graph of the derivative function y = f (x)? and given a formula for y = f (x), how does the limit deﬁnition of the derivative generate a formula for y = f (x)? Both of these issues are explored in the following activities. 10. For each given graph of y = f (x), sketch an approximate graph of its derivative function, y = f (x), on the axes immediately below.

For the ﬁrst two, determine the formula for the derivative by thinking about the nature of the given function and its slope at various points; do not use the limit deﬁnition. For the latter four, use the limit deﬁnition. Pay careful attention to the function names and independent variables. It is important to be comfortable with using letters other than f and x. For example, given a function p(z), we call its derivative p (z). (a) f (x) = 1 (b) g(t) = t (c) p(z) = z 2 (d) q(s) = s3 (e) F(t) = 1 t (f) G(y) = √ y Summary In this section, we encountered the following important ideas: f (x) • The limit deﬁnition of the derivative, f (x) = limh→0 f (x+h)− , produces a value h for each x at which the derivative is deﬁned, and this leads to a new function whose formula is y = f (x).

If necessary, adjust and label the vertical scale on the axes for f . 4. THE DERIVATIVE FUNCTION s r x x s′ r′ x x z w x x z′ w′ x x When you are ﬁnished with all 8 graphs, write several sentences that describe your overall process for sketching the graph of the derivative function, given the graph the original function. What are the values of the derivative function that you tend to identify ﬁrst? What do you do thereafter? How do key traits of the graph of the derivative function exemplify properties of the graph of the original function?