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October 21st, 2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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derivatives

quick question
whats the derivative of 1/x?
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Re: derivatives

-1/x^2
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October 21st, 2009, 06:38 PM   #3
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Re: derivatives

1/x also equals x^-1.

so you can just do the nx^n-1, where n equals your exponent.
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