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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the derivative of f(x) = 6 divided by x at x = 2.
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the derivative of f(x) = 6 divided by x at x = 2.

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butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1any idea on how to differentiate 6/x ?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1436537631593:dw

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so now, what we're basically trying to differentiate is : dw:1436537787461:dw So in your question, can you tell me what "k" and "n" will be?

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1436537961857:dw can you see that "k" would be 6 and "n" would be 1 ? :)

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sooo do you know where to go from here? :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No idea. I haven't done this stuff in forever

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh well k = 6, n = 1 so plug it into the formula in the red box

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0[6x^1] = 6x (1)x^11

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1correct :) so now just simplify the exponent part "11"

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeppp, so basically: dw:1436538315144:dw

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you sub in x = 2 into the above and you'll have your answer :)

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're forgetting your negative sign

butterflydreamer
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome :)!
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