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Math Help - Where am i going wrong on taking the derivative?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
    work smart, not hard.

    \frac{t^8+9t+3}{t^2} = t^6 + 9t^{-1} + 3t^{-2}

    \frac{d}{dt}\left[t^6 + 9t^{-1} + 3t^{-2}\right] = 6t^5 - 9t^{-2} - 6t^{-3} = 6t^5 - \frac{9}{t^2} - \frac{6}{t^3}
    Quote Originally Posted by Darkhrse99 View Post
    I believe you ment 6t^5-\frac{9}{t^2}-\frac{6}{t^3}?
    Now, that is exactly what skeeter wrote. I cannot believe there is even still a discussion about this.
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