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    Differentiating over and over again.

    y = (3x^2 + 5x + 1)^3 Determine each following derivative for the given function.

    y'

    y''

    y'''

    y^(4)

    y^(5)

    y^(6)

    y^(7)

    I can do the first one but it becomes such a jumbled mass of numbers I have no idea where to go from there. I know this is a lot of random work but can someone point me in the right direction or help me check my work?
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    If it were me, I'd multiply it out FIRST. It's only a 6th degree polynomial. It will be a good algebra exercise.
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    Nah, chain rule here will keep your stress levels down.
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