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    Derivative Question

    I have no idea how to answer the following question.

    " If . Calculate ? "

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks in advance!
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    Quote Originally Posted by s3a View Post
    I have no idea how to answer the following question.

    " If . Calculate ? "

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks in advance!

    Hint: using the chain rule: \frac{d}{dx}\left(f(2x^3)\right)=6x^2 \frac{d}{d(2x^3)}\left(f(2x^3)\right)

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    If you use the chain rule you get that

    \frac{d}{dx}f(2x^3)=f'(2x^3)\cdot6x^2

    Hope that helps
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