# Thread: Very simple derivative problem that i need help with

1. ## Very simple derivative problem that i need help with

Its pretty simple:
If g(s)=(11s+3)/(s+1) find g'(s).
Please help thanks

2. Originally Posted by jemadd2
Its pretty simple:
If g(s)=(11s+3)/(s+1) find g'(s).
Please help thanks
Have you tried using the quotient rule?

Show your working and state where you get stuck.

3. Hello,

$g(s)=\frac{11s+3}{s+1}=\frac{11(s+1)-8}{s+1}=11-\frac{8}{s+1}$

Yummy !