How would you differentiate y = (302x^2)(x^4 = x) ?

y = x^2 / 3x - 1?

Thank you fo any help assistance!

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- Jan 15th 2008, 03:22 PMdumplingsDifferentiation
How would you differentiate y = (302x^2)(x^4 = x) ?

y = x^2 / 3x - 1?

Thank you fo any help assistance! - Jan 15th 2008, 03:32 PMJhevon
i suppose for the first problem you meant ?

in that case, expand the brackets and then use the power rule: (we could use the product rule, but i like this way more)

for the second question i assume you meant (use parentheses!)

in that case, we would use the quotient rule:

can you continue? - Jan 15th 2008, 04:30 PMKrizalid
- Jan 15th 2008, 04:43 PMJhevon