Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
v.s
Group Title
Find the derivative of the function.
y = [(x2 + 4)/(x2 − 4)]^3
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
v.s Group Title
Find the derivative of the function. y = [(x2 + 4)/(x2 − 4)]^3
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

ipm1988 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it x^2 or 2x
 2 years ago

v.s Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[(\frac{x ^{2}+4 }{x ^{2}4 })^{3}\]
 2 years ago

ipm1988 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there are three ways to do this question which one did you try
 2 years ago

v.s Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[3(\frac{x ^{2}+4 }{x ^{2}4 })^{2}\]
 2 years ago

zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So that is the derivative of the outer function. Looks good so far. Now you multiply by the derivative of the inside? So what'd you get for your quotient rule? :D
 2 years ago

v.s Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[3(\frac{x ^{2}+4 }{x ^{2}4 })^{2}\]*\[\frac{ (2x)(x ^{2}4)(x ^{2}+4)(2x) }{ (x ^{2}4)^{2} }\]
 2 years ago

cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes  now you need to multiply by the earlier result
 2 years ago

v.s Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do i have to expand?
 2 years ago

cwrw238 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no but check if you can simplify
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.