Posted by jerry on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 12:29am.
what is the equation for taking the derivitive of x^2+x
just equation setup i don't need an answer from power rool

calculus  drwls, Thursday, December 30, 2010 at 2:59am
The derivative of x^2 is 2x.
The derivative of x is 1.
Add the two terms.
In general, the derivative of any term that can be written
a*x^n, where a and n are constants, is
n*a*x^(n1)