f(x)=

well i used the power rule but came up with

the wrong answer

then i used the quotient rule and came out with the

wrong answer

am i doing my algebra wrong is is there something im not seeing

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- Sep 15th 2008, 07:20 PMjohn doe[SOLVED] Derivative
f(x)=

well i used the power rule but came up with

the wrong answer

then i used the quotient rule and came out with the

wrong answer

am i doing my algebra wrong is is there something im not seeing - Sep 15th 2008, 07:24 PMJhevon
- Sep 15th 2008, 07:46 PMjohn doe
o i see what you did now

you distributed the

- Sep 15th 2008, 07:48 PMJhevon
- Sep 15th 2008, 07:49 PMjavax
Like Jhevon said...much shorter way

- Sep 15th 2008, 08:50 PMjohn doe
I think you made a mistake

and i did solve it that way

at first i tryed to do all this other stuff though - Sep 15th 2008, 08:52 PM11rdc11
You could factor out the numerator if you wanted since it is the the form of