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    Derivative question

    I'm learning about derivatives, and I know that the derivative of a cubic function is a quadratic one. But I'm not to sure why or how this is explained.
    Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kimberlyann View Post
    I'm learning about derivatives, and I know that the derivative of a cubic function is a quadratic one. But I'm not to sure why or how this is explained.
    Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
    are you aware of the definition of a derivative? see here, ask for clarification if necessary
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