getting myself into panic stations at the thought of calculus.....

how would I differentiate using the quotent rule with respect to x for

y = (2x^{4}- 3x) / (4x - 1)

thanks for any help given

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- Jun 26th 2012, 11:27 AMtomjayusing the quotient rule to differentiate
getting myself into panic stations at the thought of calculus.....

how would I differentiate using the quotent rule with respect to x for

y = (2x^{4}- 3x) / (4x - 1)

thanks for any help given - Jun 26th 2012, 11:39 AMPlatoRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate
- Jun 26th 2012, 11:41 AMtomjayRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate
thanks for the quick response any chance you can show your working to help me understand it....

- Jun 26th 2012, 11:52 AMPlatoRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate
- Jun 26th 2012, 11:56 AMtomjayRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate
thanks for that think I need more time with the work books

- Jun 26th 2012, 12:37 PMtom@ballooncalculusRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate
Many people prefer to treat the quotient as a product...

$\displaystyle \frac{f}{g} = f\ g^{-1}$

Just in case a picture helps...

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Balloon Calculus Drawing with LaTeX and Asymptote! - Jun 26th 2012, 01:46 PMHallsofIvyRe: using the quotient rule to differentiate