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    Tricky Derivative

    I encountered this derivative the other day.

    The position of the function is = 17te-1.3t

    this is very tricky and has been giving me problems.

    Any suggestions???
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    Quote Originally Posted by tir0nel View Post
    I encountered this derivative the other day.

    The position of the function is = 17te-1.3t

    this is very tricky and has been giving me problems.

    Any suggestions???
    as in s(t) = 17te^{-1.3t} ?

    to differentiate this (and hence find the velocity function) use the product rule, as you have a product of two functions here: 17t and e^{-1.3t}
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    oh i see
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