# Chapter 02.02 Differentiation of Continuous Functions

###### Prerequisites & Objectives

Prerequisites for Learning Numerical Differentiation of Continuous Functions [PDF] [DOC]

Objectives ofNumerical Differentiation of Continuous Functions[PDF] [DOC]

###### Textbook Chapters

A Textbook Chapter on Numerical Differentiation of Continuous Functions [PDF] [DOC]

###### Digital Audiovisual Lectures

Forward Divided Difference: Part 1 of 2 [YOUTUBE 9:28] [

Forward Divided Difference: Part 2 of 2 [YOUTUBE 4:41] [

Backward Divided Difference:Part 1 of 2 [YOUTUBE 9:08] [

Backward Divided Difference: Part 2 of 2[YOUTUBE 5:32] [

Central Divided Difference [YOUTUBE 9:53] [

Higher Order Derivative Divided Difference: Theory [YOUTUBE 8:37] [

Higher Order Derivative Divided Difference: Example [YOUTUBE 6:04] [

Accuracy of Divided Difference Formulas: Part 1 of 2 [YOUTUBE 8:16] [

Accuracy of Divided Difference Formulas Part 2 of 2 [YOUTUBE 3:51] [

###### Multiple Choice Tests

Test Your Knowledge on Background of Differentiation  [HTML] [PDF] [DOC]

Test Your Knowledge of Numerical Differentiation of Continuous Functions [HTML] [PDF] [DOC]

###### Presentations

A PowerPoint Presentation on Numerical Differentiation of Continuous Functions[PDF] [PPT]

###### Worksheets

Worksheet on Forward Divided Difference Method of Numerical Differentiation [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

Worksheet on Backward Divided Difference Method of Numerical Differentiation [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

Worksheet on Central Divided Difference Method of Numerical Differentiation [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

Worksheet on Numerical Differentiation for a Second Derivative [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

###### Wolfram Demonstration

Differential of a Function [NBP]

###### Examples from Other Majors

Computer Engineering Example on Numerical Differentiation of Discrete Functions [PDF] [DOC] [PHY]