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Agent47 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
is a a constant?
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Agent47 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
f'(x)=g'(x+g(a))*(1+0)=g'(x+g(a))
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Agent47 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
unless I'm doing something wrong.
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i'm studying calculus at the moment i have a mental block with this one.
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Agent47 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
lol this is one of those questions that looks too easy to be true, but I think that is the answer.
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Agent47 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
if a is a constant, g(a) is a constant, so when you differentiate g(x+g(a)), then you just have the derivative of g: g'(x+g(a)), multiplied by the derivative of the inside, but: x'=1 g(a)=0, since g(a) is a constant, so all you have left is: g'(x+g(a))
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes derivaivte of x is 1 and that of a constant is 0 so it seems right...
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http://brownsharpie.courtneygibbons.org/wpcontent/comics/20061218chainrulebaby.jpg
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
lol!  like that one
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cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
as you say its easy  just use chain rule ty
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