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- Jun 12th 2006, 02:13 PMc_323_hNeed help with derivative
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- Jun 12th 2006, 03:11 PMJameson
First, what's f'(x)?

That's just using basic power rules.

How would you find f'(2)? Easy. You would just take the derivative and plug in 2. Same concept here.

How about f'(a+h)? - Jun 12th 2006, 03:34 PMc_323_h
i haven't learned power rules yet. only difference quotient. i've figured it out though

- Jun 12th 2006, 06:12 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**c_323_h**

Given,

Then,

---->Sum-Difference Rule

Thus,

----->Constant-Multiplte Rule

Thus,

----->Derivative of constant and "x",

----->Definition of exponent,

---->Product Rule

Thus,

---->Derivative of 'x',

Thus,