I need to find the derivative of this function algebraically: y = (x – 1)^3 + 2 Please help! Thank-you in advance, K-L
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Do you mean by using the definition? Can you do this one ? How about this one ?
The question says: Consider the graph of y= (x-1)^3 +2 Use your rules of differentiation to find the derivative y' algebraically. I don't really understand it.
First, let’s write it as . Then we have, Now you do the algebra.
Thanks, that's already helped quite a bit. Though I think I'm doing something wrong when I expand it: (x^3 + h^3 + 3xh + 3xh -1^3 +2) - (x^3 -1^3 +2)
You need a great deal of practice on simple algebra.
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