More on derivatives

1. Sep 26, 2004

Monsu

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!!

2. Sep 26, 2004

vsage

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.