The d() Command

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Command Summary

Takes a symbolic derivative of an expression.

Command Syntax

d(expression,variable[,order])

Menu Location

  • Press 2nd MATH to enter the MATH popup menu.
  • Press B to enter the Calculus submenu.
  • Press 1 to select d(.

Calculator Compatibility

This command works on all calculators.

Token Size

2 bytes

NOTE: Due to the limitations of the wiki markup language, the d() command on this page does not appear as it would on the calculator. See Wiki Markup Limitations for more information.

The d() command takes the derivative of an expression with respect to a given variable. All other variables are treated as constant.

Optionally, you can give it a third argument (an integer), and take the derivative that many times. If the argument is negative, it will actually integrate.

:d(x^2,x)
           2*x
:d(x^5,x,4)
           120*x
:d(x^2+y^2+2*x*y,x)
           2*x+2*y

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