Calculus

Let f(x) = -2/((5+3x)^4)

Determine f'(x) using the chain role.

Can someone please do this step by step and explain?

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  1. first change it to
    f(x) = -2(5+3x)^-4

    f'(x) = -8(5+3x)^-5 (3)
    = -24(5+3x)^-5 or -24/((5+3x)^5)

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