Numerical Differentiation and Finite Difference Quiz

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5 Questions

In numerical differentiation, what does the small number 'h' represent?

What is the slope of the secant line through the points $(x, f(x))$ and $(x + h, f(x + h))$?

What is the slope of the secant line as 'h' approaches zero?

What is the true derivative of $f$ at $x$?

What is another name for Newton's difference quotient?


Test your knowledge on numerical differentiation algorithms and finite difference approximations. Learn about estimating derivatives of mathematical functions using various methods in numerical analysis.

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