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    Question differentiating help

    I just want to check this is correct:

    Find the coordinates of the points on the curve f(x) = x^3 - 6x^2 + 7x

    Do i just differentiate it then multiply the x by 2 or is it more complicated than that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by me2612 View Post
    I just want to check this is correct:

    Find the coordinates of the points on the curve f(x) = x^3 - 6x^2 + 7x

    Do i just differentiate it then multiply the x by 2 or is it more complicated than that?
    Set f(x) = 0 to find the x-intercepts.

    It's y-intercept is 0.

    (If that is what you mean... I'm not sure what you're saying)
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    Quote Originally Posted by me2612 View Post
    I just want to check this is correct:

    Find the coordinates of the points on the curve f(x) = x^3 - 6x^2 + 7x

    Do i just differentiate it then multiply the x by 2 or is it more complicated than that?
    The coordinates of what?

    The answer to your literal question is (x, f(x) ), which is so trivial this can't possibly be your question.

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