Posted by **Kassie** on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 1:26pm.

Differentiate the given function?

y= 6/t + 3/t^2 -5/sqrt(t)

dy/dt=?

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**drwls**, Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 1:58pm
Add the derivatives of each term. Apply the rule that the drivative of a*t^n is n*a*t^(n-1), is a is a constant.

5/sqrt(t) can be written 5*t^(-1/2), so for that one, a = 5 and n = -1/2

This was not a physics question. It is a beginning calculus question

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