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What is the derivative of 3x^2 + 5x +10? Can someone help explain please?



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uzma
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6x+5

superduper
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Can you help explain that please?

LeoMessi
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To step through, we can look at the function 3x^2 + 5x + 10 as three functions added together

uzma
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use sum rule n power rule

LeoMessi
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so consider, the derivative of 10...10 is a constant

superduper
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thanks

uzma
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d/d(3x^2)=6x
d/dx 5x=5
d/dx(10)=0

LeoMessi
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looks like you want derivative of the function with respect to x...therefore constants become 0...right check out uzma's work

LeoMessi
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so, as uzma found a first response: \[6x + 5\]

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Thanks! any more questions?