# Math Help - What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

1. ## What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

3. ## Re: What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

What rule(s) of differentiation do you think is appropriate here?

4. ## Re: What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

I believe it's the quotient rule??

5. ## Re: What is the derivative of this function, f(x)= [(x^2+3x+1)/(x+1)}?

Yes, can you show how you would apply this rule?