(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I need to find the derivative of V(u) with respect to x

V(u)=((a-pX)/q)^B

2. Relevant equations

f(x)=aX^b ==> f'(x)=baX^b-1

3. The attempt at a solution

I wanted to distribute the B throughout and then I would have got -BpX^B-1, but I know this isn't doable. What I really need to know is how to deal with the entire function raised to a power. Once I get the function by itself (not raised to power B) I can get through it. Thanks for your help!

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# Homework Help: Simple derivative

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