# Math Help - Excessive differentiation problem

1. ## Excessive differentiation problem

if , find .

I was able to find the answer in my caluclator

What is the appropriate way to go about this derivative without a calculator?

2. ## Re: Excessive differentiation problem

Use the chain rule

Here are some examples

3. ## Re: Excessive differentiation problem

Ah yes... thank you. I completely forgot
(16x**3-12x+4)71(4x**4-6x**2+4x)**70