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Taking a derivative at a point HP 50g
09-03-2020, 11:02 PM (This post was last modified: 09-03-2020 11:09 PM by ijabbott.)
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(09-03-2020 06:17 PM)A_Fiorito Wrote:  I am new to using the HP 50g and I am curious about its differentiation ability.

I know how to use the calculator to take the derivative of functions but I would like to know if there is an easy way to do it at a point.

For example, how could I differentiate x*sin(x) at x = 0?

Use the vertical bar (right shift TOOL), for example:

'∂X(X*SIN(X))|(X=0)'
EVAL
EVAL

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