id: 06448947
dt: j
an: 2015d.00778
au: Gerhardinger, Joe
ti: Toward a proof of the chain rule.
so: Ohio J. Sch. Math. 71, 20-25 (2015).
py: 2015
pu: Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM), Columbus, Oxford, OH
la: EN
cc: I40 E50
ut: differential calculus; composition of functions; derivatives; chain rule;
proofs; Leibniz notation; function-composition version
ci:
li:
ab: Summary: The proof of the chain rule from calculus is usually omitted from
a beginning calculus course. Six different rationales and motivations
are presented here to help students understand some of the rule’s
details and the reason the rule is valid.
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