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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

Let g(x)= -x^(-2) + 6x^14 + pi^7. Find g'(0.5).

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  1. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    \[g'(x)=-(-2)x^{-2-1}+6(14)x^{14-1}+0\] i used the power rule and the constant rule recall: \[(x^n)'=nx^{n-1} ; (c)'=0\]

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Do I need to find the deriv as the first step

  3. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    yes it ask for g'

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    what about the qoutient rule for this problem?

  5. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    so plug in .5 into g'( )

  6. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    we don't have a quotient

  7. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    oh neveremind

  8. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    I got g'(x)+ 2x^-3 +84x^13

  9. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    what's next?

  10. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    im stuck

  11. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    plug in .5 and please don't post this twice if you need help fast then post in chat

  12. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    that is suppose to say g'(x)= not g'(x)+

  13. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    plug 0.5 for (x)?

  14. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    so

  15. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    g(x)= 2(0.5)^-3+84(0.5)^13

  16. myininaya
    • 4 years ago
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    that is g'(0.5)

  17. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ok I got 1

  18. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    is that right?

  19. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    no 1+42^13

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