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Homework Help: Power rule and product rule problem

  1. Jan 27, 2005 #1
    How do I differentiate this?
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  3. Jan 27, 2005 #2
    Use the product rule: [itex] vdu + udv [/itex]. For the first function use the power rule: [itex] x^n = nx^{n-1} \frac{du}{dx}=(3(2x+3)^2(2) [/itex]
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  4. Jan 27, 2005 #3
    Ok. Thanks!
  5. Jan 27, 2005 #4
    [tex]\frac{dy}{dx}=3(2x+3)^2(2) + 1[/tex]
  6. Jan 27, 2005 #5


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    You must be more careful!
    You need therefore to calculate f'(x) and g'(x)
  7. Jan 27, 2005 #6
    I got it! Thank you!
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