Posted by Joe on Friday, October 24, 2008 at 2:43am.
How would you find the derivative of (3/(x^34)) by using the chain rule?

Calc  drwls, Friday, October 24, 2008 at 5:27am
Let u(v) = 3/v and v(x) = x^3 4
The original function is u[v(x)]
du[v(x)]/dx = du/dv * dv/dx
= 3/v^2 * (3x^2)
= x^2/(x^3 4)^2