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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

find the second derivative of the function: f(x) = (x^3-2x)^4

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    my real problem is what the 4th power and expanding the brackets i know how to find th derivative

  2. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    f'=4(x^3-2x)^3 * (3x^2-2) expanding the brackets?

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    wouldn't do that. use product rule make you life easier

  4. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    f''=4*3(x^3-2x)^2*(3x^2-2)*(3x^2-2)+4*(6x)(x^3-2x)

  5. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    ooops that last parthesis i left out a third power

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    myininaya you are a calculating machine!

  7. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    i wish you are the best not me :(

  8. anonymous
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    i dont understand how u expanded that myininaya

  9. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    what happened to expanding using pascals triangle>?

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