December 14th, 2008, 03:01 PM  #1 
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ok so im trying to find the derivative of ((x^2) + 10)^(3/4) i was told to use the power rule then the chain rule, so" 3/4((x^2)+10)^(1/4) d/dx ((x^2)+10) but how do i figure out d/dx ((x^2)+10) ? 
December 14th, 2008, 03:12 PM  #2 
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No product rule needed. The chain rule is basically just the derivative of the inside times the derivative of the outside. Derivative of inside, , is Derivative of outside is Now, multiply them: 
December 14th, 2008, 11:00 PM  #3 
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thanks !!


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