# Understanding derivatives of vertically-shifted functions

- Author:
- PDST PP Maths Team

- Topic:
- Calculus, Derivative, Functions

Drag the slider "c" to change the vertical position of the function.
What effect does this have on the algebra of the function?
What effect does this have on the derivative function? Can you explain why this is so?
Use the buttons to show/hide the traces on each function.
Click on the check box "Show Derivative" to show the graph and algebra of the derivative function.

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