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Product rule, chain rule

  1. May 16, 2008 #1
    Hi 2 questions having a mental block and cant figure them out any help would be apprieciated

    Q1 differentiate f(x)=ax(2x+b)^7 where a and b are constants

    Q2 differentiate f(x)=(x^2+cos^3(x^4))^10

    thanks for any help cheers
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 16, 2008 #2
    Hmmm...

    Q1) Product rule, chain rule.

    Q2) Chain rule, chain rule

    Not too hard, really. Just break them up and apply the appropriate differentiation rules.
     
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