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Homework Help: More on derivatives

  1. Sep 26, 2004 #1
    hi, pls smne tell me how i can deal with this problem:

    f(x) = {1+[x+(x^2 + x^3)^4]^5}^6 differentiate using differentiation rules

    thanks a lot!! :redface:
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 26, 2004 #2
    Here's something to get the ball rolling.
    Let g(x) = 1+(x+(x^2 + x^3)^4)^5

    substituting we get f(x) = g(x)^6
    so f'(x) = 6*g(x)^5*g'(x)

    I think you can probably extend this idea.
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