Find in a simplified form, the derivative of the function Used the quotient rule: The answer is supposed to be so I have a factor 4. Where have i missed out? Thanks
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Originally Posted by arze Find in a simplified form, the derivative of the function Used the quotient rule: (**) The answer is supposed to be so I have a factor 4. Where have i missed out? Thanks Who says that's the correct answer? Once you cancel out the 4's from your final answer (** above), then Maple agrees with you!
I don't exactly get what you mean. I have the factor 4, but i can't just eliminate it.
Originally Posted by arze From your answer, notice the factor of 4 in the denominator
so do you mean that the answer given is wrong?
Originally Posted by arze so do you mean that the answer given is wrong? I believe so. I gave this problem to Maple (a symbolic mathematics package) and like I said, it agrees with you.
oh, that's what you meant by maple, i was wondering what you were talking about. haha
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