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Calculus: Derivatives
I'm having trouble understanding what derivatives in calculus (instantaneous speed) is. Can someone please explain it to me, or provide some easy links to learn from? Thanks!
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 8:32pm by Joe

find the second-order partial derivatives of f(x,y)=x^3 + x^2y^2 + y^3 + x+y and show that the mixed partial derivatives fxy and fyx are equal
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:06am by maggie

find the second-order partial derivatives of f(x,y)=x^3 + x^2y^2 + y^3 + x+y and show that the mixed partial derivatives fxy and fyx are equal
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 11:10am by maggie

calculus (limits)
I do know how to take derivatives however the course I'm in hasn't taught them yet (long story) so I can't use derivatives in finding the solution; I have to factor. So perhaps a better question is: how do I factor the above expression in a way that will allow me to find the ...
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 2:09pm by John

Calculus (Derivatives)
What is the derivative of the this functon? g(x) = -500/x, x cannot equal 0. I know that in order to fnd the derivative I need to put the function into the equation for evaluating derivatives as limits. lim as h -> 0 (f(x+h) - f(x))/h I did this, but I am having ...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 2:37pm by Mishaka

convert derivatives of x,y,z, to r, Ɵ,z
convert derivatives of x,y,z, to r, Ɵ,z with chain rule? I want provment rules of converting rectangular derivatives to cylindrical derivatives and and also cylindrical to spherical.I know the rules but I cant prove EQUATIONS.thx alot
Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 2:58pm by parsa

I studied derivatives before, but kind of forgot them all, is there a website that gives me an overview of derivatives. What is first and second derivatives, how to find it, all the derivative rules and so on... thank you
Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 12:52am by Sam

You also can in google type: derivatives online When you see listo of results click on: numberempirecom/derivatives.php and solvemymathcom/online_math_calculator/calculus/derivative_calculator/index.php On this sites you will see your derivation in two different simplify forms
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 8:05pm by Bosnian

Have you considered a Calculus Text? Even a review/study guide? Schuam's College Outline Series, College Calculus is very good. It is available at Barnes Noble.
Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 12:52am by bobpursley

The derivatives of these trig functions should be right there in your Calculus text. for the second of your questions, I will use y' for the first derivative and y" for the second derivative i.e. y'= dy/dx 1+y=x+xy so y' = 1 + y + xy' y'(1-x) = 1+y y' = (1+y)/(1-x) y" = [(1-x)...
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at 10:34pm by Reiny

calculus - derivatives
can you please find the first 5 derivatives for: f(x) = (0.5e^x)-(0.5e^-x) f'(x) = ? f''(x) = ? f'''(x) = ? f''''(x) = ? f'''''(x) = ? thanks :) f(x) = (0.5e^x)-(0.5e^-x) f'(x) = 0.5 e^x + 0.5 e^-x f''(x) = 0.5 e^x - 0.5 e^-x f'''(x) = 0.5 e^x + 0.5 e^-x f''''(x) = 0.5 e^x - 0...
Monday, July 30, 2007 at 6:15pm by COFFEE

Calculus grade 12
a) determine the derivative of y = sin2x b) determine the derivative of y = 2SinxCosx c) shoe that derivatives in parts a) and b) are equal d) explain why derivatives in parts a) and be should be equal.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 12:31am by Julie

Find the outside and inside functions of the following to find their derivatives: 1) sqrt(2x+9) 2) cos(cos(x)) 3) tan(x) I already know how to find their derivatives I'm just not exactly sure what parts of the chain rule equation would be considered the outside and inside.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 2:41pm by Robin

a)find the first partial derivatives of f(x y)= x √1+y^2 b)find the first partial derivatives of f(x,y)= e^x ln y at the point (0,e)
Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 1:00pm by maria

Calculus AB list of common derivatives
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:28pm by TutorCat

show that the curves r=asin() and r=acos() intersect at right angles. can you show that the derivatives for each are the negative reciprocal of each other? That is the key. i need more info..i know how to find the derivative...but how will that prove my question. Do I need ...
Thursday, April 5, 2007 at 6:02pm by Amy

In addition, can you walk me through how to get the derivatives for these 2 statements, too? a) y = x^5/3 - 5x^2/3 b) y = (the cubed root of the quantity) [(x^2 - 1)^2] Hi there. I need to find the first derivative of this statement. y=x(x+2)^3 I tried the chain rule, but I ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 9:07pm by Amy

Calculus - Derivatives
Oh, okay. I got it. Thanks!
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11:39am by Adam

isn't there a way you do it with the derivatives?
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 12:31pm by Joe

Compute the derivatives of : f(x)= x^7 + 7^x+ 7^7
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 6:54pm by JJ

Determine h'(x) for h(x)= [x/(1-x)]^2
Monday, February 20, 2012 at 3:23am by Jessi

derivatives. f(x)=(1/-7x^12) f'(2)=? f'(-1)=?
Friday, January 18, 2008 at 6:47pm by mike

// calculus - derivatives
yours is correct
Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 5:56pm by bobpursley

Oh crap nvm!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 5:37pm by Jake

I agree with e
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:11pm by Damon

Find the derivatives of the functions k(x)=(x^3+e^x)^4
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:27pm by Joe

if f(x)=x^3+5x, then f'(2)= if f(x)=cos(2x), then f'(pi/4) derivatives and anti derivatives please help
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 10:18pm by AdrianV

what do you mean by something squared?
Monday, April 12, 2010 at 11:29pm by John

derivatives: 2. cos teta/ 1+sin^2
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:18am by gen

find the derivatives F(x)=8ln(x^5-2x)
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 3:02pm by melissa

Calculus 2
I don't understand why you were instructed to use trig substitution for this question, it is straightforward You should recognize certain pattern of derivatives and integrals Notice that the derivative of the denominator is 2x and we have x at the top, so this follows the ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 9:08pm by Reiny

Find a formula for the derivatives of the function m(x)=1/(x+1) IS the answer -1/(x+h)(x+h+1)
Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 3:50pm by George

Calculus (derivatives)
Find the derivative of cos^2(4x)
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 5:41pm by Amanda

find the derivatives 1. y=sin^3(2x)(cos2x)
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:17am by gen

find the derivatives 1. y=sin^3(2x)(cos2x)
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:18am by gen

f(x)=7cosx+6tanx, find f'(x)and f'(5pie/4)
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7:59pm by Daniel

Calculus (Derivatives)
I too was able to come to the derivative of 500/x^2
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 2:37pm by Rodney

Set the derivative equal to zero.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:16am by David

A is your answer because what you have there is the product rule[F'(x)*G(x)+G'(x)*F(x)].
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 3:26am by Anonymous

Derivatives ~ Calculus
If dy/dx = (1 + x)/(xy), x>0, and y=-4 when x=1, then when x=3, y= what?
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 6:27pm by Hannah

take derivatives, so the limit is 2/√(4u+1) / 1 = 2/3
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 1:32pm by Steve

Find the first and second derivatives of the function. h(x) = sqrt x^2 + 1
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 7:20pm by Vishnu

The derivatives are messy. f = 2x/(1+x^2) f' = -2(x^2 - 1)/(1+x^2)^2 f'' = 4x(x^2 - 3)/(1+x^2)^3 f''' = -12(x^4 - 6x^2 + 1)/(1+x^2)^4 ...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 10:06pm by Steve

f(x) = (x-1)^(2/3)*(x+3) What are the critical numbers? the derivative would be =2/3(x-1)^(-1/3)(x+3) + (x-1)^2/3 What do I do next?
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:16am by Melinda

:D I'm so happy! Never thought to factor that out x) thank you!
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:39am by mary

Calculus - Anti-Derivatives
Oh. Thank you, Damon, and Drwls. That really helped me out.
Friday, March 14, 2008 at 5:55pm by Sean

calculus - (derivatives)
Find the derivative of the function f by using the rules of differentiation. F(x) = 3 x
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 6:07pm by B <3

derivatives: 3. y= cot^3(2/x) 4. y= csc^5 (1-t+3t^2) 5. y=sec(5x)/tan3x
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 12:20am by gen

For number one we find the derivative of 3-2t+t^2 wouldn't that be t-2?
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 5:37pm by Jake

Calculus First Derivatives
If f(2) = 2.5 and f'(2) = -2.5, then f(2.5) is approximately... I have no idea how to do this without an equation.
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 3:20pm by PLEASE HELP

Find all first partial derivatives: f(x,y)=e^(xy)cosx
Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:49pm by Elyse

What is wrong with the following reasoning??? f(x) = 2^x f'(x) = x[2^(x-1)] Although n x^(n-1) is the derivative of x^n, you cannot apply similar rules when x is the exponent and the number being raised to a power is a constant. The derivative of b^x, where b is a constant, is...
Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at 10:40pm by Raj

Calculus Derivatives
what's the equations of both lines through the point (2,3) that are tangent to the parabola y=x^2+x
Monday, September 22, 2008 at 4:20pm by Lisa

Calculus derivatives
whoops, I forgot the (1/2). Damon also provided the derivation you wanted.
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 5:27am by drwls

y=cos^3(12theta) find derivative using chain rule
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 10:42am by hailey

Calculus (derivatives)
What about this do you not understand. Take the derivative, evaluate at the designated points.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:59pm by bobpursley

Calculus (derivatives)
find an equation of the tangent line to the curve at the indicated point. y = -(x^1/3); (8, -2)
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 9:02pm by Nemo

Use L'Hopital's rule. Take the ratio of the derivatives of numerator and denominator at s = 0 [-(1/2)/(3-s) -(1/2)/(3+s)]/1 @s=0 = = -1/(3
Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 6:08pm by drwls

Yes for both. Growth and decay problems are awful, just letting you know
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 7:09pm by john

Calculus First Derivatives
Use linearization: f(2.5) = f(2)+(2.5-2.0)*f'(2) (approx.) =f(2)+0.5f'(2) I'll let you complete the answer.
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 3:20pm by MathMate

Calculus - HELP plz!
Find all of the first partial derivatives of f(x,y,z)=arctan y/xz
Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:57pm by Sara

Find a formula for the derivatives of the function m(x)=1/(x+1) Please help.....Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Friday, September 12, 2008 at 9:31pm by George

differential calculus
use the product rule to find the derivatives of the given function y=(3x^2-8)^2
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9:40pm by ash

Calculus (derivatives)
find the slopes at the indicated points y = 3 + 5x - 3x^3 (0,3), (1/2, 41/8), (2,-11)
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:59pm by Nemo

Calculus (Continuity and Differentiability)
Your function has two different derivatives at x = 2. I would not call it differentiable there.
Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 3:43pm by Damon

Oooooh! Thank you two so much :) I'm more confident in regards to my test now, thank you
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 3:07pm by mary

Derivatives ~ Calculus
After integrating and solving, I got approximately 4.711393061. Does this seem right?
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 6:27pm by Stewart

calculus - (derivatives)
Is supposed to be a square root sign? If so, rewrite as 3 x^(1/2)and use the usual rule for differentiating x^n.
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 6:07pm by drwls

How is 6#sin(#x-1)/cos^3(#x-1) the derivative of f(x)= 3sec^2(#x-1)? #= Pi (I coulnd't find the symbol...sorry.)
Sunday, September 28, 2008 at 10:02pm by Charles

Maths Calculus Derivatives & Limits
Drag out L'Hospital's Rule 1) 1/3 (8+h)^(-2/3) / 1 = 1/3 * 1/4 = 1/12 2) -2sinx/3 = -√3/3
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 9:19am by Steve

Calculus (Derivatives)
Using the product rule, find the derivative of the following function: (x^1/2 cscx sinx).
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 6:12pm by Mishaka

calculus quick question
g(x)= sqrt(1-4x^2) Can someone help me find the first and second derivatives please!
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 12:08pm by dt

Calculus (derivatives)
The tangent is horizontal at the point where the derivative is zero. Solve: dy/dx = 0 when y = x/(x^2+25)
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 5:41pm by Graham

Pre-Calculus !!
Nice one, Reiny. Went right to the heart of the matter of implicit derivatives.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11:35pm by Steve

Calculus AB (AP)
Hi, I have a calculus test tomorrow and I understand how to complete all of the problems, but I am unsure behind the reasoning of taking two derivatives. Can someone please explain the following: 1. g(x)=e^(f(x)) g'(x)=e^(f(x))f'(x) 2. f(x)=Integral from 0 to 3x of the square ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 2:47am by Jake

Without specifying the f(x,y,t) function, you can only give a general formula. dz/dt(total) = z/x*dx/dt + z/y*dy/ dt + z/t where all of the z derivatives on the right are partial derivatives. dz/dt(total) = b z/x+ c z/y + z/t I won't know if the ...
Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 2:11pm by drwls

Calculus - Derivatives
Ok, now I have to use the derivative and solve for P. So, the equation is: 4 = -200P^-3 I can get it down to: -50 = P^-3 But, I don't know how to get the -3 away from the P.
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11:39am by Adam

NO Wow! I don't think you understand what a derivative is. Please look in your text or classnotes to learn how to do implicit derivatives.
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 12:14pm by Reiny

are you having trouble with this? It looks like straightforward use of derivatives to find critical values and concavity. What do you get?
Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 1:42pm by Steve

It is important to know rates of change in many fields. Derivatives appear often in physics and engineering. Accurate predictions are made using equations that employ derivatives. They are called differential equations.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 3:29am by drwls

Calculus - Derivatives
Check your work above. There is an error in the value on the left side. Fix that before the next step.
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11:39am by Quidditch

Calculus Review for exam grade 12, please help.
use the derivatives of y=sinx and y=cosx to develop the derivative of y=tanx
Friday, June 15, 2012 at 3:12pm by Henry

Use Fundemental Theorem of Calculus part 1 to find the derivatives of the following: (i) F(x)=Integral ( top3, bottom x) e^-t^2 dt (ii) G(theta)=Integral ( top cos theta, bottom sin theta) 1/1-x^2 dx
Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 4:58pm by extraordinary

Calculus (final question I promise)
After all the help you have received here, you should be able to most of these questions yourself. You should also make the effort to type a ^ before exponents. Show your work and someone will help you. Factor the equations to find the x-axis interecepts. plug in x = 0 to get ...
Monday, July 28, 2008 at 8:56pm by anonymous

If you want the derivative of the equation you have shown, you should look at the product rule for derivatives. Break this into two functions.
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 2:35pm by Quidditch

Maths Calculus Derivatives & Limits
Oops. Using definition of derivative. Check back later. Lots of messy algebra.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 9:19am by Steve

Not much joy here. You could always factor out the (x-1)^-2/3 to get (x-1)^-2/3 * (x-1 + x/3) = (x-1)^-2/3 * (4x/3 -1) Depending on what comes next, you may want to massage it some.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:39am by Steve

I need to find the derivative and can't do them when they are raised to powers? Thank You. m(x)x^5 - 5x^3+7x -4)^10 (4x^9 +19)^23 this on is tuff!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 12:43pm by cathy

Just doing example questions to better understand. Find all first and second partial derivatives for the function u= xy^2+x^2y
Monday, April 23, 2012 at 1:13pm by Todd

Calculus - Urgent!!!
Ah, thank you so much. Those are very helpful. Yes, anti-derivatives and integrals are in my text, but it is explained in one paragraph. Thanks again!
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 5:18pm by In Need Of Help!

Your brackets don't match , also there is no equal sign is it ... m(x) = (x^5 - 5x^3 + 7x - 4)^10 * (4x^9 + 19)^23 ?? (the * means multiplication)
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 12:43pm by Reiny

Find the derivatives of the function k(x)=sqrt(sin(2x))^3 I think I have the answer and was wondering if i had it correct k'(x)=2sin(x)^3+8sin(x)
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 11:02pm by Joe

Statistics & Numerical Techniques
Because that is the rule for polynomial derivatives. Add up the derivatives of each term. The derivative of a constant term (like -20 in your case) is zero. The derivative of a*x^n is n*a*x^(n-1)
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 7:33am by drwls

Differential calculus
The turning points are where dy/dx = 0 That requires solving x^2 - 4x + 3= 0 The solutions are 1 and -3. To determine if they are maxima or minima, compute the second derivatives there.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 3:00pm by drwls

I think all three of them have derivatives because when I put them into the calculator, I saw no discontinuities. but i am debating if it's II and III.
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 5:54pm by Mark

We don't start derivatives until the next chapter. I'm just don't understand how you can determine each side of a limit seperately without using a graph or chart.
Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:19pm by Anna

Calculus AB
Evaluate the following derivatives at the given points. Find the equation of the line tangent at each point. a) f(x)=ln(secx) @ x=pi/3 b) f(x)=(root(x+1))/(x-1) @ x=0
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7:32pm by ireallyneedhelp

math/ calculus
full work out with explanation of this problem please we're working with derivatives and i dont understand it given h(x)= cotx/x find h'(pi/2)
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 5:08pm by Angie

I think it would be e considering the fact that when you take the derivative, you get 3x^2 and 1, an when you input zero for both of these, there is a jump discontinuity. Is this right?
Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 5:11pm by NEED HELP NOW

Calculus (Derivatives)
You mean: F(x) = (x^3 4x^2 + 3) / x ? if so, then first divide each term by x F(x) = x^2 - 4x + 3/x F'(x) = 2x - 4 - 3/x^2
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 6:50pm by Reiny

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