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    Differentiation

    Find f(x) for:

    a) F(x)= (8-x^4) all divided by x
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    Either write it as \frac{8- x^4}{x} and use the quotient rule, or write it as (8- x^4)x^{-1} and use the product rule or divide it out to get 8x^{-1}- x^3.

    Do you know the derivative of x^n?
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