how do you take the derivative of ?

I used logarithmic differentiation and got:

Doesn't seem to be correct, though..

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- May 15th 2010, 12:49 PMcdlegendarylogarithmic differentiation
how do you take the derivative of ?

I used logarithmic differentiation and got:

Doesn't seem to be correct, though.. - May 15th 2010, 01:27 PMapcalculus
Have you tried checking your work in WolframAlpha?

http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=differentiate+y%3D((x^2%2B7)/(x^2%2B8))^{1/7

Good luck! - May 15th 2010, 03:10 PMHallsofIvy
- May 15th 2010, 10:10 PMcdlegendaryderivative
http://hw.math.ucsb.edu/webwork/math...834855img1.gif

i need to take the derivative of the above equation...none of the results seem to be working. and wolfram alpha gets a strange result, too. - May 15th 2010, 10:29 PMProve It