Hello, Becky!
We have:Differentiate the given function doing as much of the computation as possible in your head and simplify your answer.
Problem:
Differentiate:
Factor:
Directions: Differentiate the given function doing as much of the computation as possible in your head and simplify your answer.
Problem: f(x) = square root of x^3 + 1/square root of x^3
My solution: f(x) = 3x^-1/2 + 3/2square root of x^5 = 3/2 square root of x + 3/2 square root of x^5.