What are the first and second derivatives of y = (1/x^2)-(1/(x-2)^2)?
calc - bobpursley, Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 9:09pm
I will do the first...
y'= -2/x^3 - dy/dx (1/(x-2)^2)=
= -2/x^3 +2/(x-1)^3
calc - Neil, Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 9:21pm
Yes, that is what I got as well. So would we have to go further, or does that suffice? Thank you.
calc - Freddy, Sunday, November 1, 2009 at 9:44pm
But isn't it supposed to be 2/x^3 - 2/(x-2)^3?