What does '' mean in f''(x)?

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Homework Statement


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The Quotient rule for calculating the derivative.

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The derivative f'(x) = (x+5)-(x+3) / (x+5)^2
I tried a previous similar problem but failed as I didn't and still don't know what '' means.
 

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##f''(x)## is the derivative of ##f'(x)##.
 
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f"(x) is the second derivative of f(x)
 
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Thank you both.
 

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