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    Chain Rule. Just need answer for this question

    Find the derivative of N(t) = 150 - 600 / sqrt.(16 + 3t^2)
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    Re: Chain Rule. Just need answer for this question

    Quote Originally Posted by huhuh View Post
    Find the derivative of N(t) = 150 - 600 / sqrt.(16 + 3t^2)
    rewrite ...

    N(t) = 150 - 600(16+3t^2)^{-\frac{1}{2}}

    ... do the chain rule.
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    Re: Chain Rule. Just need answer for this question

    Quote Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
    rewrite ...

    N(t) = 150 - 600(16+3t^2)^{-\frac{1}{2}}

    ... do the chain rule.
    Just confused as to how to do the chain rule with the 150
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    Re: Chain Rule. Just need answer for this question

    Quote Originally Posted by huhuh View Post
    Just confused as to how to do the chain rule with the 150
    the derivative of a constant is zero
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