When taking the derivative of: 14/t + 12/t^4 + (square root of 2), how can I simplify the square root of 2 so I can complete the problem? Thanks!
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Originally Posted by tfs985 When taking the derivative of: 14/t + 12/t^4 + (square root of 2), how can I simplify the square root of 2 so I can complete the problem? Thanks! is this your expression ... or or something else???
Originally Posted by tfs985 When taking the derivative of: 14/t + 12/t^4 + (square root of 2), how can I simplify the square root of 2 so I can complete the problem? Thanks! is a constant.
Originally Posted by skeeter is this your expression ... or or something else??? Sorry for the confusion, it's the 2nd (bottom) expression you listed.
Originally Posted by tfs985 Sorry for the confusion, it's the 2nd (bottom) expression you listed. then pay attention to post #3
Why do you want to simplify ? It's a constant number and the derivative of a constant number is ... ? For the other terms you have to use and offcourse the chain rule where necessary.
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