# differentiate

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• July 22nd 2010, 03:26 AM
mastermin346
differentiate
differentiate $3x^5(2x-7)^4$ with respect to $x$.
• July 22nd 2010, 03:56 AM
Prove It
Use a combination of the product rule and chain rule.

$\frac{d}{dx}[3x^5(2x - 7)^4] = 3x^5\frac{d}{dx}[(2x-7)^4] + (2x-7)^4\frac{d}{dx}(3x^5)$.

Go from here. You will need to use the Chain Rule to find $\frac{d}{dx}[(2x-7)^4]$.