This document introduces learners to the derivative of a function as given in calculus. The concept of limits is used to define the derivative.
This means that anyone who uses this document has already viewed the document relating to the concept of the limit of a function.
The derivative is understood to the rate of change of function. Other books refer it as the instantaneous rate of a function or the slope formula of a function.
The document is essential for high school AP calculus students.