# MathGloss/D/Derivative

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

## Examples

$y=2x+5, dy/dx=2$
$y=x^2+4x+5, dy/dx=2x+4$