# MathGloss/D/Derivative

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Definition

Derivative
If [math]y=f(x)[/math] is is a function of x then rate of change of [math]y[/math] with respect to [math]x[/math] is called the derivative of [math]y[/math] with respect to [math]x[/math], denoted by [math]dy/dx[/math] |

## Examples

[math]y=2x+5, dy/dx=2[/math]

[math]y=x^2+4x+5, dy/dx=2x+4[/math]