# calculus

posted by .

derivatives

differentiate

y=x^7/3

So far I have

Y=7/3X

Is this all there is to this problem?

Using the power rule, you bring the exponent down, just like you did. Then, you subtract one from the given exponent to get the new exponent. 7/3 - 1 (which is 3/3) gives you a new exponent of 4/3. Your answer should be:

7/3 x^4/3

Hope that helped!
Amy :)

Thanks...

## Similar Questions

1. ### algebra

w10y12z _______ w6z5 Are those exponents like [(w^10)*(y^12)*z]/[(w^6)*(z^5)]?
2. ### Calculus

Hello, I have some calculus homework that I can't seem to get started..at least not on the right track?
3. ### math

I need help differentiating this question: 3e^-4x that's three e to the power of negative 4x. when you differentiate, you get: -12e^-4x thanks, but how come it's not -12e^-4x-1, or do i just not minus a one when the power is a co-efficient?
4. ### math

can some one please help me with the following questions as i don't understand them please (a) write down the derivative of each of the functions f(x)=E7x and g(x)=cos(2x) using the product rule differentiate the function k(x)=E7xcos(2x) …
5. ### calculus

I am having trouble with this problem also derivative differentiate f(x)=(3-x)^4(x+5)^3 so far I have 4(3-x(x+5)^3+3(x+5)(3-x) Not quite right. Treat it as d/dx[u(x) + v(x)] = u dv/dx + v du/dx u(x) = (3-x)^4 v(x) = (x+5)^3 du/dx = …
6. ### Calc- Derivatives

So, I have a bunch of derivative problems for homework and the only resource I have is the textbook, since we don't have notes. I have just started and want to make sure I'm doing them correctly. Our teacher said we do not have to …
7. ### Calculus

Hi~ Thank you for your help! I was trying to work on a problem about Taylor series, but i don't think im approaching the problem the right way. I have to find the fifth order Taylor polynomial and Taylor series for the function f(x) …
8. ### Calculus

I'm having problems with this one. Can't get the right answer. Differentiate the following using the chain rule. f(x) = squareroot(x^2+1)/(3x+1) I know that I can take the whole thing and put it to the (1/2) and differentiate that …