When a townmember, Frank, gets evicted from his home he finds a bond issued to his grandfather over 100 years ago. Andy realizes because it was an $100 bond with an 8.5% interest rate compounded annually, Frank might just be rich.
Max is looking to make a large profit for his investment firm. He tells his employees to sell bonds when the price is high and to buy when the price is low. They are selling at such a large volume that they are influencing the price of the bond.
The team at NASA is trying to launch a capsule and bring it back to Earth. To do so, they need to calculate its change in trajectory as it moves from an elliptical orbit to a parabolical orbit. Katherine discovers that they can use Euler's Method to approximate the change in trajectory.
This video explains the main focus of derivatives. This Crash Course Narrator, Shini, defines how to use mathematics to write derivatives and calculate them. Additionally, Shini introduces the Power Rule (which is a way to calculate derivatives)