Hi, I am trying to differentiate . I don't understand why this is the correct answer: Shouldn't the answer be this: ? My understanding of differentiation is that if , then
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Originally Posted by sparky Hi, I am trying to differentiate . I don't understand why this is the correct answer: Shouldn't the answer be this: ? My understanding of differentiation is that if , then the power rule for derivatives only works for constant exponents for constant ... for a function of ...
Originally Posted by skeeter the power rule for derivatives only works for constant exponents for constant ... for a function of ... Thanks skeeter. I understand now.
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