# What is a derived character?

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A "derived character" is a trait that arose in the most recent common ancestor of a particular lineage and was passed along to its descendants.

Among a given group of organisms, the shared derived characters are generally the less common characters. The evolutionary interpretation is that these characters of organisms are more recently evolved. They are contrasted with primitive characters. Shared derived characters should have the same structure and function.

Derived characters may be present in members of one group of the line, but not in the common ancestor. For example, in comparing fish and mammals, fish have scales and mammals have hair. So having hair is a derived character for mammals, as only the mammals have ancestors with hair.
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# What are derivatives?

In calculus, a derivative is basically the slope of a function. For example the derivative of 3x + 1 is 3, and the derivative of 5x 2 is 10x. A derivative can also be a word derived (made) from another word. For example, "electricity" is a derivative of "electric". A derivative can also be a compou (MORE)

# What is the derivation of Gargantua?

Gargantua was a gigantic king noted for his great capacity for food and drink in Rabelais, satire Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534). The name is also mentioned in Plato, Greek philosopher (427 - 347BC)

# What is derivatives?

A security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset.. The most common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, cur (MORE)

# What is a derivative?

A derivative is the rate of change of a function with respect to an independent variable (usually time or just x). For example, the derivative of a position-versus-time graph (with the independent variable being time) is the rate of change of position as time passes. This is the velocity-versus-time (MORE)

# How do shared derived characters help cladistic taxonomists determine phylogenetic relationships?

Biologists hypothesize that all of the chromosomes were inherited from the same ancestor. It's possible that in one of the descendants, one chromosome became two or two chromosomes became one.. Cladists will use data about physical features, embryos, genes in the nucleus, mitochondrial DNA, and rib (MORE)

# What are derived characters?

Among a given group of organisms, the shared derived characters are generally the less common characters. The evolutionary interpretation is that these characters of organisms are more recently evolved. They are contrasted with primitive characters . Shared derived characters should have the same s (MORE)

# What are derived characters of mammals?

The shared derived characters of mammals are: 1. They have hair which is made of keratin and purpose is to proved insulation and minimize heat loss. 2. there is a lactation system due development of mammary gland.

# What is the derivative of 2x?

The derivative of any constant times x is that constant. So... if f(x)=2x, then f'(x)=2 The derivative of 2x is 2

# What is the derivative of lnx?

Derivative of lnx= (1/x)*(derivative of x) example: Find derivative of ln2x d(ln2x)/dx = (1/2x)*d(2x)/dx = (1/2x)*2===>1/x When the problem is like ln2x^2 or ln-square root of x...., the answer won't come out in form of 1/x.

# Did the word prosperous derive from shakespeares character prospero the duke in the tempest?

No. If anything, it is the other way around: the character's name derives from the word.

# What is music derived from?

Answer Music has been around as long as humans have. (not exactly, but you get the point). It started out with simple instruments, hitting something or just singing. There isn't a recored time period in which its exactly started.

# What does derivatives mean?

A security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. The most common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, curre (MORE)

# What are derivative assets?

assets whose pay-off is determined by the prices or by the pay-off of other underlying assets

# Derivative of log?

The derivative of a log is as follows: 1 divided by xlnb Where x is the number beside the log Where b is the base of the log and ln is just the natural log. .

# What are derivities?

A derivative measures the amount a function's value changes as its input(s) vary. If you think of a two points from 7th grade math ( Y 2-Y 1 ) / ( X 2- X 1 ) gives you the slope of the secant line between these two points. This gives the average rate of change within that distance. Now we know y (MORE)

# What is derives?

In standard speech, to derive from something simply means to come from something after it has been manipulated or changed. In algebra, deriving is a common method of manipulating formulas to come up with another representation of the same idea or a combination of ideas. In calculus, a derivative is (MORE)

# What is a derivate?

The velocity function of the original function. In other words it is what the slope is of the original function at any given x value.

# How are derivatives and anti derivatives related?

The derivative is the inverse of the integral. Ã¢ÂˆÂ« f'(x) dx = f(x) + C

# What is a derived character Give an example of a derived character?

(derived characters) Among a given group of organisms, the shared derived characters are generally the less common characters. The evolutionary interpretation is that these characters of organisms are more recently evolved. They are contrasted with primitive characters. Sorry no example bud :(

# What is derived characters?

Characteristics that species have in common. Like, A elephant and a human both are warm blooded.

# What is a diagram based on derived characters?

Derived characters can be used to construct a cladogram. A cladogram is a diagram that shows the evolutionary relationships among a group of organisms. A cladogram is basically an evolutionary tree, much like a family tree.

# What is to derive the answer?

It means to take the derivative, which is the slope. It can be found using the difference quotient formula (f(x+h) - f(x)) /h . Or, you can use the power rule. If you had the expression "6X^3 - 3X + 4", the derivative would be "18x^2 - 3 + 0" You look at each term and multiply the exponant by the (MORE)

# What are the elements which name is derived from mythological character?

Helium . Selenium . Thorium . Uranium . Neptunium . Plutonium . Cobalt . Titanium . Cerium . boo

# What are the uses of derivatives?

A derivative of a function represents that equation's slope at any given point on its graph.

# What is derivative classification?

Derivative classification is the process of determining whether information that is to be included in a document or material has been classified and, if it has, ensuring that it is identified as classified information by marking or similar means. It involves incorporating, paraphrasing, restating, o (MORE)

# What is the derivative of 7x?

Generally, the derivative to a linear equation (in the form "ax + b") is the constant that is being multiplied by x (in "ax + b", this would be "a"). This is because a derivative gives the slope of a function, and the slope of a linear function is the coefficient next to x. So, in this case, (7x)' = (MORE)

# What is the derivative of 3y?

its 3 if you means the derivative with respect to y. If thequestion is about deriving implicitly then you could be looking for3y'

# The mammal trait of having fur is an example of a derived character because?

A synapomorphic (derived) character is defined as a trait that multiple taxa and their last common ancestor possess, but that the ancestor of this last common ancestor did not possess. The multiple taxa in this case could be the 29 orders of mammals, all of which have fur. All mammals descend from c (MORE)

# Where does Christianity derive from?

Christianity began in an Upper Room just outside of Jerusalem, Israel. Some scholars date this event to Pentecost Sunday, June 17, 31 AD (See Acts 1 and 2).

# What are analogous characters derived from?

Analogous characters can be traced to a distant common ancestor. Although they may differ in appearance, and somewhat in function, the analogous characters (traits) developed from an earlier functional trait. (Example : fins in fish, hands and feet in humans)

# Would feathers of birds be a derived character?

I have gotten this question on a biology worksheet. I haven't been able to pinpoint it but this seems like the only viable answer.

# How do you do derivatives?

Take the exponent and multiply it by the coefficient (or 1 if there is no coefficient) then subract 1 from the exponent. For example, the derivative of 2x^3 is 6x^2 If there is no exponent, for example, 2x the derivative is 2 because the exponent is actually 1 which produces the same coefficient a (MORE)

# Where is karate derived from?

Karate originated in the Ryukyu Islands or what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed from indigenous fighting methods called te gumi (Ã¦Â‰Â‹, literally "hand"; tii in Okinawan) and Chinese White Crane Kung Fu. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes, and open-h (MORE)

# Where was kibitz derived from?

It derives from the Yiddish kibetsn , which is equivalent to the German kiebitzen , "to look on at cards."

# Derived characters are used to construct a cladogram?

It is true I had this question in my biology test in my freshman year....

# What is a noun derivative or derivative noun?

A derivative noun is a verb that becomes a noun by adding a suffix to the verb. Examples are: accept - acceptance apply - application assume - assumption decide - decision inform - information state - statement

# What is an adjective derivative?

An adjective derivative (derivative adjective) is an adjectiveformed from a noun or verb by the addition of a suffix. Examples: glamor - glamorous honor - honorable plenty - plentiful

# What are opium derivatives?

Opium derivatives are substances synthesized from morphine, codeine, or thebaine, such as Heroin (from morphine) and Oxycodone (from thebaine).

# What derivatives of ammonia?

ammonium hydroxide, ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, uranium diuranate, ammonium chloride, ammonium carbonate, ammonium fluoride, ammonium bromide, etc.

# What is derivative spectroscopy?

A spectrum that is the result of applying a derivative transform to the data of the original spectrum. Derivatives of spectra are very useful for two reasons: 1. First, and second derivatives may swing with greater amplitude than the primary spectra. For example, a spectrum suddenly changes from a p (MORE)

# What is ped derived from?

PED is Project Entropia Dollar, a real cash currency used inEntropia Uinverse and is equal to 0.10 USD (or 1 USU = 10 Ped)

# What is the derivation of eight?

Not being math oriented I find your question somewhat vague- but be advised a number of ancient peoples considered 8- as the day after the creation to be something supernatural, and even today the Infinity symbol is an eight laid on its side- horizontal, sometimes called a Lemniscate. This symbol is (MORE)

# What is the derivative of x5lnx?

x 5 lnx? d/dx (uv)=u*dv/dx+v*du/dx d/dx (x 5 lnx)=x 5* [d/dx(lnx)]+lnx*[d/dx(x 5 )] -The derivative of lnx is: d/dx(lnu)=(1/u)*[d/dx(u)] d/dx(lnx)=(1/x)*[d/dx(x)] d/dx(lnx)=(1/x)*[1] d/dx(lnx)=(1/x) -The derivative of x 5 is: d/dx (x n )=nx n-1 d/dx (x 5 )=5x 5 -1 d/dx (x 5 )=5x 4 d/dx (x (MORE)

# What is the derivative of 2Y?

It depends: The derivative with respect to Y is: dX/dY 2Y = 2 The derivative with respect to X is: dY/dX 2Y = 0

# What is types of derivatives?

The common derivatives in the market are futures contracts, options and swaps. A futures contract is a contract between two or more parties to trade a certain asset at a specified date in the future at the price agreed on today. Swaps are contracts to exchange cash on or before a certain future date (MORE)

# What is a derivative in investing?

A derivative can be defined as a security whose price is dependent or derived from one or more underlying assets. Very simply put it is a contract between two or more parties. The value of a derivative is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. These underlying assets include stocks, bon (MORE)

# What is 'derivative'?

The easiest way I can explain it is something like this: Take a Grape Farm. Grapes would be a derivitive of the farm, then Wine would be a derivitive of the grapes and so on and so on....

# Why can differences in mitochondrial DNA be used as derived characters?

Derived characters are used to produce Information. Sperm Cells aretoo small to contain mitochondria so that the {in a fascinatingway} the Dna that is only found in Mitochondria {in the Ovum} isnot passed along to the male offspring. That's Why Sprite. So that was the Intro. If you can believe it (MORE)

# How are derived characters used in making a cladogram?

cladogram is a diagram used in cladistics which shows ancestral relations between organisms, to represent the evolutionary tree of life. Although traditionally such cladograms were generated largely on the basis of morphological characters, DNA and RNA sequencing data and computational phyl (MORE)

# What are derivatives and why do derivatives exist?

The derivative of a function is another function that represents the slope of the function at each of the points in the original function's domain. For instance, given the function f(x) = x 2 , the derivative is f'(x) = 2x. This says that the slope of the original function f(x) = x 2 is 2x at ev (MORE)