Definition of this basic method for approximating the derivative of a function with f'(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x)) / d.
18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman
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Discussion of the potential problems with the first method for approximating derivatives.
18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman
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Definition of this method, f '(x) ~ (f(x+d) - f(x-d)) / (2d), for approximating derivatives and its advantages over the previous method.
18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman
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Improving upon the symmetric approximation for a derivative using extrapolation.
18.013A Calculus with Applications, Spring 2005
Prof. Daniel J. Kleitman
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