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    How do you differentiate this?

    √x(1-x)

    I got an answer but I'm not sure if it is correct. I got -x(x-x^2)^-0.5

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSG18 View Post
    √x(1-x)

    I got an answer but I'm not sure if it is correct. I got -x(x-x^2)^-0.5

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    Is it \sqrt{x} (1 - x) or \sqrt{x(1 - x)} ?

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    Sorry its the second one, how do you write the equations like that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CSG18 View Post
    Sorry its the second one, how do you write the equations like that?
    Use the chain rule: differentiate Sqrt[x(1 - x)] - Wolfram|Alpha

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