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How would I find the deriviative of:
(x^3/3) + (x^2/2) +x

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The derivative of xn can be found using the power rule:
dxn/dx = nxn-1
The derivative of a polynomial is the sum of the derivative of each of the terms.
For example,
d(x5+x4)/dx = 5x4+4x3

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