**MISSION 157**

# Understanding Linear and Nonlinear Functions

This mission will teach you relational database concepts that is essential to the workflow of every data scientist.

#### Objectives

#### Mission Outline

1. Why Learn Calculus?

2. Linear Function

3. Slope and y-intercept

4. Math Behind Slope

5. Nonlinear function

6. Secant Lines

7. Secant Lines And Slope

8. Tangent Line

9. Next Steps

10. Takeaways