What Is Derivative of (f²(x))? I am confused with that square sign thrown in there.
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Originally Posted by r2d2 I am confused with that square sign thrown in there.
So then would the second derivative be: d/dx f'(x)(f(x)*2= [2 d/dx f''(x)f(x) +f'(x)f'(x)] = 2f''(x)f(x) + 2f'(x)f'(x) would that be right, pulling the 2 out in front?
Originally Posted by r2d2 So then would the second derivative be: d/dx f'(x)(f(x)*2= [2 d/dx f''(x)f(x) +f'(x)f'(x)] = 2f''(x)f(x) + 2f'(x)f'(x) would that be right, pulling the 2 out in front? Yes, that is correct.
Great, Just want to make sure. Thanks again, defunkt
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