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misterfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
there is a standard technique for taking the derivatives of a polynomial. first find the terms with similar degrees of x and combine them.
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misterfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
(that's already done in this case, heh).
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superduperBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks guys I just started calculus
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misterfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
then decrement the exponent by one, and multiply the former exponent with the coefficient.
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julieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If you're deriving a single one of those terms, the move is this: \[ax^b\] The derivative of this is: \[a \cdot b \cdot x^{b  1}\] The exception is for a constant (no power of x), which derives to 0.
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misterfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
calculus is great! it opens up a whole new realm of math.
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julieBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
In this case, you can do that for each one and you get: \[3 \cdot 2x + 15 \cdot 1 = 6x + 15\]
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misterfBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
looks like julie's got this one :)
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