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    Derivatves of y= X^150 = what ?

    Hi all

    Derivatves of y= X^150 = what ?

    Are the answer wil be :

    y^150 = 0

    or y^150 = 150!

    I want your help
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    Quote Originally Posted by r-soy View Post
    Hi all

    Derivatves of y= X^150 = what ?

    Are the answer wil be :

    y^150 = 0

    or y^150 = 150!

    I want your help
    If we derive with respect to x then use the standard power rule.

    If y = x^n (where n is a constant) then \frac{dy}{dx} = nx^{n-1}

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    Hi

    Hi

    I now that rule but the teacher say

    y^150 = 0

    or y^150 = 150!

    I don't now what he mean ?
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    I viewed your other post in calculus and I believe you have some mis-understanding.
    1. Why are you shifting 150 to y?
    2. Define your definition of a derivative.
    What are 'Derivatives?"

    Because the only definition I can derive is \frac{dy}{dx}

    And if that is the definition you speak of, I would most likely say your teacher is wrong... Unless I am mistaken
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    Guessing

    I believe your teacher is asking what you're left with after you take the derivative 150 times.

    Recheck your homework.
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