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Derivative Intuition

Drag each of the 9 orange points up and down to adjust the slope of the corresponding tangent line. The derivative of a function is defined as the slope of a line tangent to the curve at each point. Adjust the slopes of the lines to visually find the derivative at each point. Clicking the "reset construction" icon will generate a new sine function.