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Chain rule Product rule Derivative

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Homework Statement



(2x^2 - 3x + 1)(4x^3 + 4x -3)^5

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The Attempt at a Solution

 

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rock.freak667
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The Attempt at a Solution

You might need to try this first





Do you know how differentiate single terms,products or quotients?
 
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No, I have no problems like this in my notes. We have no textbook to refer back to.
 
  • #4
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Hint:
Topics covered:
Chain rule
Product rule
 
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thanks for assisting, but I have no idea where to start on this type of problem.
 
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ok I will put it in simple form:

(2x^2 - 3x + 1)(4x^3 + 4x -3)^5
a = (2x^2 - 3x + 1) b = (4x^3 + 4x -3)^5
so a*b

using product rule

a*db/dx + da/dx*b

and now
as b = (4x^3 + 4x -3)^5
make this b = (u)^5
so . db/dx = 5u^4.du/dx ...
 

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