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  • one year ago

can someone help me solve derivatives: 7x^3-4/x^4

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  1. mathcalculus
    • one year ago
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    i don't understand why we leave 7x^3 alone and not find the derivative

  2. TheDoctorRules
    • one year ago
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    Use the quotient rule for derivatives \[(v*du/dx- u*dv/dx)/v^2\]

  3. mathcalculus
    • one year ago
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    can we use the sum and difference rule?

  4. lmarl
    • one year ago
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    no, if you are taking the derivative of the form f(x)/g(x) you have to use the quotient rule: (f(x)*g'(x)-g(x)*f'(x))/(g(x))^2 in Newton's notation or as TheDoctorRules showed in Leibniz's notation

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