Please help!I am completely lost on this.... Question:evaluate using(a) first principles(b)shorthand method -5x^5 + 2x^2/3 - 3x^-3/4 + x I dont know the formulas for this could someone do a sample question like this for me please?
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Originally Posted by wolfhound Please help!I am completely lost on this.... Question:evaluate using(a) first principles(b)shorthand method -5x^5 + 2x^2/3 - 3x^-3/4 + x I dont know the formulas for this could someone do a sample question like this for me please? hard to tell what this function is w/o proper grouping symbols (parentheses). this is what you typed in ...
Originally Posted by skeeter hard to tell what this function is w/o proper grouping symbols (parentheses). this is what you typed in ... hi its actually 2x to power 2/3(fraction) and after 3x to the power -3/4(fraction)
Originally Posted by wolfhound hi its actually 2x to power 2/3(fraction) and after 3x to the power -3/4(fraction) use the power rule for derivatives, ... finding the derivative using first principles is going to be an algebra drill of epic proportions ... an unreasonable task imho.
Originally Posted by skeeter use the power rule for derivatives, ... finding the derivative using first principles is going to be an algebra drill of epic proportions ... an unreasonable task imho. Thank you
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