# calculus

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Using the chain rule... how can i differentiate this?

y=xã(x-2)

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I do not know what a with an umlaut over it means.

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If I recall, this means √ (the dager of copy/paste from word processor screens)

If that is so, then

y = x√(x-1)

using the product rule, if

y = uv
y' = u'v + uv'
y' = (3x-2)/(2√(x-1))

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