Calculus/Quick Reference

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This quick reference lists formulas often used in solving calculus problems.

Differentiation[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia includes a useful summary of differentiation rules. These include rules for computing the derivatives of the sum, product, and other combinations of functions.

Rules for basic functions[edit | edit source]

Here are the rules for the derivatives of the most common basic functions, where a is a real number.

  • Derivatives of powers:
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions:
  • Trigonometric functions:
  • Inverse trigonometric functions: