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HELP: use your knowledge of the derivative to compute the limit given below:
lim ((1/(x+h)^6)(1/(x^6))/h
h>0
the derivative that is being calculated is dy/dx
 8 months ago
 8 months ago
athcalculus HELP: use your knowledge of the derivative to compute the limit given below: lim ((1/(x+h)^6)(1/(x^6))/h h>0 the derivative that is being calculated is dy/dx
 8 months ago
 8 months ago

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mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thinkg the quotient rule first?
 8 months ago

mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
since it's a fraction
 8 months ago

pgpilot326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
have a look at this... you obviously have missed a few things in your class http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/CalcI/DefnOfDerivative.aspx
 8 months ago

mathcalculusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, i did.. it;s a summer session so we skipped a few.
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pgpilot326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ps, i'm not bagging on you but am attempting to help. if you realize they've given you the definition of the derivative for the function f(x) = 1/x^6, then it's very easy to rewrite as f(x) = x^(6) and then take the derivative
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pgpilot326Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the h is only in there because you using the definition and should not show up anywhere in your answer.
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satellite73Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you are being asked for the derivative of \(\frac{1}{x^6}\)
 8 months ago
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