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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Not sure how to, I know about f(x+h).... The function is \(\ \Huge y=x^{\frac{2}{5}} \).
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Do you want to use the definition of a derivative, or differentiating rules?
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soty2013Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1351143271652:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't know, honestly I don't know because we got this assignment after a test without explanation
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Have you heard of the power rule?
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Does this look familiar?dw:1351143348273:dw
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
can you set it up?
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmm, just plug (x+h) for x?
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Where does the power rule come in?
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Basically.. forget the power rule. you will learn that later. For now you must use this method :D ... But once you learn the power rule, you will be able to differentiate that in 5 seconds.
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1351143586995:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, because the text explains that in this chapter but I don't understand it
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh.. well then maybe you want to learn it?? because this method will take ALOT longer and is ALOT more work.. :0 Power rule is pretty simple to grasp... want me to explain?
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1351143786848:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is the d/dx the same as f'(x)?
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
very good question, there is a little bit of history to this... basically two guys were inventing calculus near the same time, so lots of different notations came about. These all mean the same thing: dw:1351144085607:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh okay! It just looks more complicated haha
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Back to our question... dw:1351144249816:dw
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It does look more intimidating, but you will get used to it :)
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So basically you have to memorize these rules?
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
haha, you will have to yes... But it will become second nature. For this rule, just drop the exponent and minus one.
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You explained it much better than the 2 paragraphs of math jargon my text has! :D
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1351144716613:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 7/5 not 3/5...
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Sorry.. i'm tired.. and you're right. :)
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baldymcgee6Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1351145072249:dw
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay... Thanks for all your help @baldymcgee6 ! I appreciate it greatly!! :D
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Study23Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
After all, not everyone takes the time to explain the concept!
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